Blueberry Council of Missouri

 

Blueberry Council of Missouri Newsletter


The 2017 Missouri Blueberry School

March 17-18, 2017
MSU Darr Agricultural Center
2401 S. Kansas Expressway
Springfield, MO 65807
And area blueberry sites

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Bill Cline
North Carolina State University
https://www.ces.ncsu.edu/profile/bill-cline/

Blueberries offer huge potential for Missouri farmers. Though a challenging crop to produce, blueberries are in high demand for many markets. The Missouri Blueberry School will offer educational sessions and a tour of innovative blueberry farms. Join local and nationally known blueberry specialists to gain expertise on a wide range of blueberry issues, including:

  • Establishing new blueberry plantings
  • Renovating existing plantings
  • Update on blueberry insect issues, including spotted wing drosophila and brown marmorated stink bug
  • Creative marketing strategies for blueberries
  • Blueberry production practices
  • Blueberry growers profile
  • On-farm tours of innovative blueberry producers

Schedule:
Friday, March 17: Educational Sessions
Saturday, March 18: Tour of Blueberry Farms

The program is under development; for more information, contact Patrick Byers, 417.881.8909, byerspl@missouri.edu, or visit the Missouri Blueberry School website below.

For the latest on the Missouri Blueberry School, check out the
Missouri Blueberry School Website: www.extension.missouri.edu/blueberry

Blueberry School Flyer