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Western Washington Berry Workshop

March 23 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free

No registration necessary.

Agenda:

9:00 am     Light refreshments

9:15 am    Opening Remarks –   Don McMoran

9:30 am     WSU NWREC Update –  Chad Kruger

9:50 am     Updates from the Commissions  –  Alan Schrieber and Henry Bierlink

10:20 am    Processing Local Fruit – Patrick Mateer

10:50 am     WSU Small Fruit Horticulture Update – Mulch Application in Raspberry and Improving Pollination in Blueberry –  Lisa DeVetter

11:30 am     WSU Plant Pathology Update  – Tobin Peever

12:15 pm     Lunch 

1 pm             WSU NWREC Entomology Update  – Bev Gerdeman

1:45 pm       Small Farm Energy Assessments by PSE – Sarah Cann

2:00 pm       Skagit County Pest Board  –  Talea Price & Ben Diehl

2:15 pm       WSU NWREC Weed Science Update – Tim Miller

3 pm            Berry Fertility & Irrigation – Erick Smith

3:30 pm       East Coast Strawberry & Harvesting Blackberries at Night – Gina Fernandez

4:00 pm      Berry Pruning & Plant Physiology – Erick Smith

4:30 pm       Evaluation

5 pm            Adjourn

 

Thanks to our Gold Sponsors:

¨ Skagit Farmers Supply

¨ Northwest Farm Credit Services

¨ Washington Tractor

 

Thanks to our Silver Sponsors:

¨ Ag West Equipment

¨ CHS Northwest

¨ John McKeon & Associates

¨ Bio Gro

¨ Bayer

¨ Schaeffer’s Crop Enhancements

¨ Northwest Ag Business Center

¨ Inocucor Inc.

 

Details

Date:
March 23
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

Don McMoran
Phone:
360-428-4270, ext. 225
Email:
dmcmoran@wsu.edu

Venue

WSU Mount Vernon NWREC
16650 State Route 536
Mount Vernon, Washington 98273
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