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Growing Blueberries Workshop
September 18, 2019 @ 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!
-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
-Spotted wing drosophila and other pests
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. [email protected] or (360) 379-5610 ext. 201