Dec 1, 2009
Blueberry, Cranberry Lessons Offered

These workshops will be held at the Farm and Home Center, 121 Second St. off Judd Road 0.3 mile east of Airport Road.

If you plan to attend call Linda Wightman at 736-3394 ext 124.

Scheduled are:

Wednesday, Dec. 2, Blueberry/Cranberry Production Topics, Dr. Gary Pavlis of Rutgers University will speak on Blueberry Site Preparation and Fertility Considerations and Sonia Schloemann of the University of Massachusetts will speak on Overcoming Blueberry Pollination Challenges

Wednesday, Dec. 9, Blueberry/Cranberry Insect Management, Dr. Roger Williams of Ohio State University will discuss Japanese Beetle Management and Robert Childs of the University of Massachusetts will talk about Winter Moth: A New Blueberry Pest.

Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2010 Bramble Production Topics, Dr. Marvin Pritts from Cornell University will present Growing Brambles in High Tunnels and Dr. Fumiomi Takeda of the USDA research station in Kearneysville, W.Va., will present his work on the Rotating Cross Arm Trellis for Brambles.
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