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Growing Blueberries Workshop

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

$25
Blueberry bush
If you are interested in blueberry production, then this workshop is for you! Come on out and gain knowledge and practical experience with WSU specialists and local farmers!
Topics: 
-Soil management and nutrient needs for optimal blueberry production
-Pruning for controlling bush size and concentrating ripening earlier in the season
-Pathogens  including phomopsis twig blight and mummy berry
-Weed management
-Spotted wing drosophila and other pests
Guest speakers: 
Lisa DeVetter  Assistant Professor, Small Fruit Horticulture, WSU Northwest Regional Extension Center Mt. Vernon
Beverly Gerdeman – WSU Assistant Research Professor in Entomology Mt. Vernon
Janet Aubin  Farmer, Finnriver Farm. Janet will walk us through her 25 year old and 2 year old blueberry fields.
* If you are in need of scholarship assistance, please contact Kellie Henwood at least two weeks before the event. kellie.henwood@wsu.edu or (360) 379-5610 ext. 201

Details

Date:
September 18
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$25
Event Category:
Website:
https://blueberries.brownpapertickets.com/

Organizer

WSU Jefferson County Extension
Phone:
360-379-5610
Email:
wsujeffcoevents@gmail.com

Venue

FinnRiver Farm
142 Barn Swallow Road
Chimacum, WA 98325 United States
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