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Growing Blueberries Workshop

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

$25
If you are interested in blueberry production, then this workshop is for you! Come on out and gain knowledge and practical experience with WSU specialists and local farmers!
Topics: 
-Soil management and nutrient needs for optimal blueberry production
-Pruning for controlling bush size and concentrating ripening earlier in the season
-Pathogens  including phomopsis twig blight and mummy berry
-Weed management
-Spotted wing drosophila and other pests
Guest speakers: 
Lisa DeVetter  Assistant Professor, Small Fruit Horticulture, WSU Northwest Regional Extension Center Mt. Vernon
Beverly Gerdeman – WSU Assistant Research Professor in Entomology Mt. Vernon
Janet Aubin  Farmer, Finnriver Farm. Janet will walk us through her 25 year old and 2 year old blueberry fields.
* If you are in need of scholarship assistance, please contact Kellie Henwood at least two weeks before the event. kellie.henwood@wsu.edu or (360) 379-5610 ext. 201

Details

Date:
September 18
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$25
Website:
https://blueberries.brownpapertickets.com/

Venue

FinnRiver Farm
142 Barn Swallow Road
Chimacum, WA 98325 United States
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Website:
https://extension.wsu.edu/kitsap/event/growing-blueberries-workshop/
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