Wednesday, January 23, 2013

NC Commercial Blackberry and Raspberry Growers 6th Annual Meeting

Sixth Annual NC Commercial Blackberry and Raspberry Growers Association Meeting
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
10:15-10:20…..Opening Remarks and Welcome. Daniel Shires, NC Cooperative Extension
10:20-10:50…..Labor Issues and E-Verify for NC Growers.  Bert Lemkes, Van Wingerden, Mills River, NC
10:50-11:35…..What YOU Need to Know about Labor Laws and Regulations. Beth Rodman; Agriculture Safety Officer; NC DOL
11:35-12:05- Caneberry Fertility. David Lockwood. University of Tennessee.
12:05-1:15…..Lunch, Trade Show, and NCCBRGA business meeting
1:15-1:35….. Caneberry Pruning Techniques. David Lockwood. University of Tennessee
1:35-2:00….Grower Panel on Pruning
2:00-2:30- Insect Update.  Hannah Burrack, Small Fruit Entomologist; NCSU; Raleigh, NC
2:30-3:00- Older Caneberry Plantings-what to do now.  Gina Fernandez; Small Fruit Specialist; NCSU; Raleigh, NC.

Cleveland County Extension Center
130 S Post Rd
Shelby, NC 28152

For more information contact:
Area Agent, Agriculture
(704) 482-4365

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