Blackberry on-Farm Field Day

— Written By
Ervin Lineberger

Ervin Lineberger

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
Kings Mountain, NC 28086

On behalf of the NC Commercial Blackberry and Raspberry Growers Association and the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service you are invited to attend our upcoming Fall Blackberry Field Day. This will be a great opportunity to learn from Extension Specialists and see equipment demonstration on a real-life farm setting. The field day is free to anyone who wishes to attend. Since this is an outside event: dress appropriately and bring a lawn chair if you wish. Please RSVP to Annie Thompson (Extension Secretary) at:

704-482-4365 by Wednesday October 8th if you plan on attending.

Agenda:

1:00 to 1:15…Registration
1:15 to 1:30…Welcome from Ervin Lineberger, Killdeer Farms
1:30 to 2:00…Spotted Wing Drosophila (Lauren Diepenbrock & Katie Swoboda, NCSU)
2:00 to 2:30…Hand-washing stations and mobile cooling unit (Daniel Shires, NCCE)
2:30 to 3:00…New Herbicides (Wayne Mitchem, NCSU)
3:00 to 3:30…Disease vs Virus (Andy Rollins, Clemson Extension)

Written By

Photo of Gina Fernandez, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Gina FernandezExtension Specialist (Small Fruits) (919) 513-7416 gina_fernandez@ncsu.eduHorticultural Science - NC State University

Contributing Specialist

Photo of Daniel Shires, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDaniel ShiresArea Agent, Agriculture (704) 482-4365 (Office) daniel_shires@ncsu.eduCleveland County, North Carolina
Updated on Sep 17, 2014
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