The Berry Growers of Ontario is hosting a blueberry workshop April 2nd, in Simcoe, Ontario. This meeting will cover the essentials of blueberry production in Ontario from site selection and preparation to pest management and sprayer calibration. New and experienced growers are welcome.
|9:00||Blueberry Physiology 1.0|
|9:30||Blueberry site selection|
|10:00||Considerations for choosing a variety.|
|11:00||Fertilizing tips for blueberries|
|11:30||Marketing your blueberry crop|
|12:45||Key blueberry pests and how to manage them|
|1:30||In-field pruning and field visit|
|2:30||Sprayer calibration and crop adapted spraying for blueberry growers|
|3:30||Discussion and Adjourn|
Dr. Gary Pavlis will be joining us from Rutgers University to cover site selection, fertilization, and blueberry pruning. Dr. Pavlis is an agricultural agent at Rutgers University at the Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, and has years of experience covering blueberry and grape production. Jason Deveau, Application Technology Specialist, and Kristen Obeid, Weed Management Specialist-Horticulture, from OMAFRA will also be joining us for the day.
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn all things blueberry and hear from these specialists!
Pre-registration is required. Cost is $75 for members. Contact the Berry Growers of Ontario at firstname.lastname@example.org or 905-735-5379 to register.