Workshop: Highbush Blueberry Production School, New York

Workshop: Highbush Blueberry Production School, New York, 2013 Explore the basics of Blueberry Production with four of Cornell University’s fruit specialists on April 11, 2013.  This program will cover the basics of growing highbush blueberries in New York State.  Site selection, soils, pollination, cultivars, key insect pests of blueberries, diseases and their control, pruning, economics for commercial growers, marketing and more will be covered. For more details and registration information click “read more”

Thursday, April 11, 9:30AM–4:00PM

CCE-Delaware Education Center, 34570 State Highway 10, Hamden, NY 13782

An opportunity for commercial growers and home gardeners alike to learn how to grow and sell blueberries protect them from pests and diseases.

Featuring Cornell instructors: Marvin Pritts, Professor & Department of Horticulture Chair, Cathy Heidenreich, Berry Extension Support Specialist, Kerik Cox, Associate Professor, Plant Pathology, Greg Loeb, Professor & Department of Entomology Associate Chair.

Fee: $20 per person or $35 per farm couple.

Contact: Janet Aldrich. Phone: 607-865-6531 or e-mail: JLA14@cornell.edu

Flyer and registration form

http://blogs.cornell.edu/fruit/2013/0…

 

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