Jun 14, 20212021 preharvest blueberry webinar set by Michigan State University
Michigan State University Extension MSU Extension and the Small Fruit Team are holding the 2021 Blueberry Preharvest webinar on June 17, 2021, from noon to 2 p.m..
This webinar will provide updates on important issues related to the blueberry preharvest blueberry season. Topics that will be discussed include the use of Enviroweather during the preharvest period, preharvest insect management update, monitoring nematodes in blueberries, fungicides effective for fruit rot management and prevention and weed management update.
Growers attending this webinar will receive three Restricted-Use Pesticide credits. The webinar is free of charge, but growers are asked to register online to receive the RUP credits.
Noon-1:05 p.m. Welcome and Housekeeping
12:05 to 12:20 Industry update
12:20 to 12:40 p.m. Harvest-time blueberry insect management
12:40 to 1 p.m. Enviroweather pre-harvest update for blueberries
1 to 1:20 p.m. Preharvest blueberry disease management
1:20 to 1:40 p.m. Monitoring nematode vectored viruses and management
1:40 to 2 p.m. Weed Management update
Upon registration, growers will receive a zoom meeting link and password to access the webinar meeting.
For more information or questions regarding this webinar you may call: Carlos Garcia at Ottawa County MSUE office (616) 260-0671 or email here.
– Carlos Garcia-Salazar, Small Fruit Educator, MSU Extension Agriculture and Agribusiness Institute