Thursday, November 21, 2013

2014 Caneberry meetings on the East Coast

There will be 2 grower meetings in January for blackberry and raspberry (and other berry). The first meeting is a regional meeting of the North American Raspberry and Blackberry Association. This meeting will be held in conjunction with the SE Regional Fruit and Vegetable Expo in Savannah GA. 

Later in January, NARBA will hold is national meeting in conjunction with the SE Regional Vegetable and Fruit Confernce in Hershey PA.

The North Carolina Commercial Blackberry and Raspberry Association has not set a date, but usually meets in February.  More details will be posted here once that program is confirmed.

Regional NARBA meeting Savannah GA

Thursday, 1/9 through Friday, 1/10/14 (All Day Event) 
Where:Savannah GA
Blackberry and raspberry sessions will be held on Thursday and Friday January 9 and 10, 2014. 
For more information see:

NARBA meeting/Hershey

Monday, 1/27 through Wednesday, 1/29/14 (All Day Event) — 2 months away
Where:Hershey PA
2014 North American Raspberry & Blackberry Conference
The North American Raspberry & Blackberry Conference will be held in Hershey, PA, January 27-29, 2014 in association with the MidAtlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention. The Berry Conference starts with workshops, roundtable discussions, and educational sessions on Monday, January 27, followed by a day-long tour on Tuesday, January 28, and a full day of educational sessions and networking on January 29. Though there are no caneberry sessions on January 30 the MAFVC continues with many educational programs. The conference includes a large trade show.