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Blackberry and Raspberry Information Portal NC Commercial Blackberry and Raspberry Growers meeting Fri Feb 19, 2016 Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Shelby, NC, USA
— 4 days away

Subject: Ninth Annual NC Commercial Blackberry and
Raspberry Growers Association Meeting

To: Blackberry Growers and Industry

From: Daniel Shires, Area Agriculture Extension Agent




You are invited to attend the ninth annual NCCBRGA meeting. As always we have an interesting and educational program scheduled. The meeting will be held in the Cleveland County Extension Auditorium at 130 S. Post Rd. Shelby, NC 28152. In order to plan for the meal, you will need to RSVP by Monday February 15 by calling 704-482-4365. If you have any questions, need directions or if you would like to sponsor the meeting, feel free to call. There will be a $15 registration fee for the meeting. We will also be collecting, 2015 NCCBRGA annual membership dues. Make sure to thank and visit our numerous sponsors, which will be set in the back of the auditorium!
Below is a copy of the agenda.

Ninth Annual NC Commercial Blackberry and Raspberry Growers Association Meeting
Friday February 19, 2016
Cleveland County Extension Office Auditorium
Shelby, NC 28152

Agenda:
8:45-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:05 Opening Remarks and Welcome. Steve Dalton NCCBRGA President
9:05-9:15 Connect NC Bond Referendum, Daniel Shires NCCE
9:15-10:00 A Guide to Season Long Disease Management, Dr. Phil Brannen UGA
10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-10:45 Whole Farm Revenue Protection Program, Edward Gregory USDA
10:45-11:15 NAP Insurance, Bryan McMurry FSA
11:15-11:30 Labor Update, Norman Sykes NC Dept. of Commerce
11:30-12:00 Blackberry Trellising Options, Daniel Shires NCCE
12:00-1:00 Lunch and Vendor Visits
1:00-1:45 A Guide to Season Long Insect Control, Hannah Burrack NCSU
1:45-2:15 Rubus Ribes Symposium Recap, Gina Fernandez NCSU
Adjourn

Blackberry and Raspberry Information Portal North American Raspberry & Blackberry Conference Tue Mar 1- Sat Mar 5, 2016 (All Day Event) Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Williamsburg, VA, USA
— 2 weeks away

http://www.raspberryblackberry.com/for-growers/2016-annual-conference/