Resources for blackberry and raspberry growers, Extension Agents and others interested in growing and learning about the genus Rubus
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Lots and lots of rain! Caneberries beware!
Todays, National Weather Service forecast for NC and adjacent states.
The last 5 or so days have been very rainy in most of the state of NC. The forecast for the upcoming days includes more rain. Although we need the rain, the prolonged wet periods can be problematic for caneberry (and lots of other) plants. Growers should be aware that wet soils and plant surfaces can be a problem, mostly diseases, for caneberries. Here is a repost from 2012 detailing some of the potential issues and what can be done.