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‘Von’ Blackberry
Cultivar

‘Von’ is the latest blackberry cultivar from the N.C. State University small fruit breeding program. A thornless floricane-fruiting blackberry, ‘Von’ was developed by Dr. Jim Ballington, Dr. Gina Fernandez and Dr. Penelope Perkins-Veazie with N.C. State’s Department of Horticultural Science.

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NC-430-Blackberry

‘Von’ Blackberry
Cultivar

‘Von’ is the latest blackberry cultivar from the N.C. State University small fruit breeding program. A thornless floricane-fruiting blackberry, ‘Von’ was developed by Dr. Jim Ballington, Dr. Gina Fernandez and Dr. Penelope Perkins-Veazie with N.C. State’s Department of Horticultural Science.

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XI International Rubus and Ribes Symposium

NCSU to host XI
International Rubus and Ribes Symposium

On behalf of the Rubus and Ribes Working Group and the Vine and Berry Fruits Section of the International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS), NCSU and PHHI will be hosting the XI International Rubus and Ribes Symposium in Asheville NC, June 21- June 24, 2015 . This symposium is held every four years and takes place in countries that are known for thier production of Rubus (blackberries and raspberries) and Ribes (currants and gooseberries). The last two sympsoiums were held in Zlatibor, Serbia (2011) and Pucon, Chile (2005). The theme for this symposium is Healthful Harvests, Global Reach, Local Roots. The conference will consist of a three-day scientific program at the Rennaisance Asheville Hotel.  This event will be open to those involved in all aspects of Rubus and Ribes research, teaching, extension, business, and public services and to promote international co-operation between colleagues all over the world. For more information contact: Gina_Fernandez@ncsu.edu Penelope_Perkins@ncsu.edu

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Blackberry Budget

N.C. State University has developed and compiled sample operating budgets to guide N.C. blackberry growers in tracking, maintaining and managing their business costs. Growers can plug their own numbers into these interactive budgets to get the estimated costs associated with production, harvest and marketing for commercial blackberry operations.

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NC 430 AKA Von

Nurseries licensed to
propagate 'Von' blackberry

Nurseries licensed to propagate ‘Von’ blackberry (tested as NC430), as of 10 September 2013: AgriStarts, Inc. 1728 Kelly Park Road Apopka, FL 32712 Tel.: (407) 889-8055
Fax: (407) 889-2523 info@agristarts.com http://www.agristarts.com North American Plants, INC (S,P) P.O.Box 743, Lafayette, Oregon 97127 877-NAP-INFO (627-4636) Fax: 503-474-0872 Email: orders@naplants.com

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The North American
Raspberry & Blackberry Association

The North American Raspberry & Blackberry Association (NARBA) promotes the production and marketing of raspberries and blackberries in North America through communication, education and research. Members include growers, researchers, Extension professionals, nurseries, suppliers, marketers and others associated with the raspberry and blackberry industry. http://www.raspberryblackberry.com/

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Blackberry Chilling Update Jan 22 2014

Its 22 January and blackberry buds are tight.According to the Blackberry chilling model CRONOS, at the Piedmont Research Station in Salisbury, we have accumulated 794 hours. Thornless blackberries need 700-1100 hours, and raspberries …

– from the   Team Rubus blog

Winter Injury Talk Savannah GA January 2015 part 1

Yesterday in Savannah GA at the  SE Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference, there was a session on winter injury in blackberries. Here are slides from Dr. David Lockwood, University of Tennesse. He reviews …

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Caneberry Chores Winter 2014-15

Blackberry and Raspberry Seasonal Checklist Winter 2014-15Gina Fernandez, Small Fruit SpecialistNorth Carolina State UniversityThis checklist was originally developed for blackberry growers in North Carolina. Many of the items apply to raspberry production as …

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Blackberry On-Farm Field Day

Blackberry On-Farm Field Day From: Daniel Shires, Area Ag. Extension Agent When: Friday October 10, 2014 Time: 1:00 PM to 3:30PM Location: Killdeer Farms Owned by Ervin and Debby Lineberger 300 Goforth Road MORE »

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North American Raspberry and Blackberry Annual MeetingTue Feb 24 - Fri Feb 27, 2015 - ALL DAY— 4 weeks away
XI International Rubus and Ribes Symposium Pre-Confernece TourThu Jun 18 - Sat Jun 20, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Charlotte NC
— 5 months away
XI International Rubus and Ribes SymposiumSun Jun 21 - Wed Jun 24, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Asheville NC
— 5 months away
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