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Burke Small Fruit Production Workshop

February 13 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The workshop is aimed at training new growers and market gardeners to considering establishing a direct market channel for growing small fruit on the farm such as a “pick-your-own” operation, on farm sales as well as other direct market channels such as the tail gate market. The group will discuss strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries for the region. Specific topics include cultivar selection, site establishment (soil conditions and planting), fertilization, irrigation, pruning, harvesting, and resources for pest control. Workshop includes a lecture followed by a pruning demonstration at Perry’s Berry’s Farm. Workshop will include lecture at the farm, a tour of the blueberry bushes, and a pruning demonstration of blueberry plants.

This workshop is presented by NC Cooperative Extension. For more information or to register by phone, contact Craig Mauney (828-989-7900, craig_mauney@nullncsu.edu) or Donna Teasley (828-439-4460, donna_teasley@nullncsu.edu)

Details

Date:
February 13
Time:
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/burke-small-fruit-production-workshop-

Venue

Perry’s Berry’s
1136 Browning View Road
Morganton, NC 28655 United States
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Website:
http://perrysberrys.com