Thursday, September 27, 2012

2012 Missouri Blueberry Fall Conference

The 2012 Missouri Blueberry Fall Conference will be held on October 19-20, 2012 in Springfield, MO.

Blueberries offer huge potential for Missouri farmers. Though a challenging crop to produce, blueberries are in high demand for many markets. The 2012 Missouri Blueberry Conference will offer a variety of educational experiences, for both established blueberry growers and those considering blueberry production. 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
* Blueberry pruning
* Blueberry pest management
* Blueberry marketing

Keynote Speakers include:
Dr. Dave Creech, Regent’s Professor, Stephen F. Austin State University
Dr. Annemiek Schilder, Associate Professor, Michigan State University

For more information on the 2012 Missouri Blueberry School or to join the contact list for upcoming events, please contact:

Patrick Byers, Regional Horticulture Specialist
MU Extension, Greene County
2400 S. Scenic, Springfield, MO 65807

No comments:

Post a Comment