Nov 9, 2017North American raspberry, blackberry group to meet
The North American Raspberry & Blackberry Conference will be held Feb. 21-24 in Ventura, California – a prime vacation destination and a major berry production region.
After an opening reception on Feb. 21, the conference features a full-day tour of farms and research on Feb. 22 followed by two days of educational sessions, posters and trade show on Feb. 23-24.
Featured speakers include Miles Reiter of Driscolls and Diego Martinez, president of the Mexican berry exporting organization Aneberries. Educational breakouts include sessions on pest and disease control, tunnel production, trellising/pruning, food safety, plant breeding and more.
The conference will be at the Ventura Beach Marriott (805-643-6000). Reservations may also be made at the nearby Comfort Inn (805-653-5000).
For registration, program details, hotel/travel information and more, visit http://www.raspberryblackberry.com/north-american-raspberry-blackberry-conference-2018/ or contact the North American Raspberry & Blackberry Association at 919-542-4037 or [email protected]. Exhibitor inquiries are also welcome.