Friday, August 19, 2011

The 2011 Missouri Blueberry School

The 2011 Missouri Blueberry School will be held October 7-8, 2011 at Missouri State University Darr Agricultural Center, 2401 S. Kansas Expressway, Springfield, MO 65807.  The workshop is sponsored in part by the Missouri Beginning Farmer Program.
Blueberries offer huge potential for Missouri farmers. Though a challenging crop to produce, blueberries are in high demand for many markets. The Blueberry School will offer educational sessions and a tour of innovative blueberry farms. Join local and nationally known blueberry specialists to gain expertise on:

 Selecting adapted blueberry cultivars

 Establishing blueberry plantings

 The economics of blueberry production

 Constructing and maintaining blueberry irrigation systems

 Blueberry fertility management

 Experiences of Missouri blueberry producers

 On-farm tours of innovative blueberry producers
Workshop Registration:
Information, including a registration form can be found at the Missouri Beginning Farmer Program's website.   Please contact Sabrina Brown at 417-881-8909 for more information on the Missouri Blueberry School.

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