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New Budget Tool for
Organic Blackberry Production

This budget presents the estimated costs of producing and harvesting blackberries in the Southeastern United States that can be useful for farmers considering starting a commercial operation or expanding an existing operation. The budget was developed for a representative one acre planting with drip irrigation. Budget for Organic Blackberry Production (Excel)

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New Budget Tool for
Organic Blackberry Production

This budget presents the estimated costs of producing and harvesting blackberries in the Southeastern United States that can be useful for farmers considering starting a commercial operation or expanding an existing operation. The budget was developed for a representative one acre planting with drip irrigation. Budget for Organic Blackberry Production (Excel)

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Black raspberry
project featured in Grower News

Researchers at NC State University are working on ways to "Build a Better Black Raspberry" click on this link to learn how. http://www.growingproduce.com/fruits/berries/building-a-better-black-raspberry/

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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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Spotted Wing
Drosophila Factsheets

Hannah Burrack has prepared SWD factsheets for all berries including caneberries (blackberries and raspberries). Click on this link to get a PDF file you can download. http://strawberries.ces.ncsu.edu/2013/04/spotted-wing-drosophila-fact-sheets/

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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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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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XI International Rubus and Ribes Symposium Pre-Confernece TourThu Jun 18 - Sat Jun 20, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Charlotte NC
— 1 month away
XI International Rubus and Ribes SymposiumSun Jun 21 - Wed Jun 24, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Asheville NC
— 2 months away
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