Presentation archive

Presentations from past Missouri Blueberry School conferences and workshops

2011 Missouri Blueberry School Conference, Oct. 7-8, 2011

2012 Missouri Blueberry School Conference, Oct. 19-20, 2012

2014 Missouri Blueberry School Conference, Feb 21-22, 2014

2015 Missouri Blueberry School Conference, Mar. 13-14, 2015

2017 Missouri Blueberry School Conference, Mar. 17-18, 2017

2019 Missouri Blueberry School Conference, Feb. 22-23, 2019

  • All I have Learned about Blueberries in 44 years (PDF presentation and handout) - Gary Pavlis, Rutgers University                                                           
  • Growing Great Blueberries (PDF presentation and handout) -  Frank Gieringer, Gieringer’s Orchard
  • Blueberry Cultivar Selection, Pros and Cons (PDF presentation and handout) - Gary Pavlis,  Rutgers
  • Basics of Blueberry Crop Physiology (PDF presentation and handout) - Amanda McWhirt, University of Arkansas
  • Lessons Learned and Getting Started 7 Years In (PDF presentation and handout) - Ryan Neal, University of Arkansas        
  • Blueberry Varieties for Missouri/Arkansas (PDF presentation and handout) – Patrick Byers, MU Extension
  • Disease basics (PDF presentation and handout) – Jennifer Morganthaler, Missouri State University
  • Pruning Basics (PDF presentation and handout) – Jennifer Morganthaler, Missouri State University
  • Blueberry Soil Management (PDF presentation and handout) - Adam Coulter, USDA-NRCS
  • Marketing Blueberries at Persimmon Hill (PDF presentation and handout) - Earnie Bohner, Persimmon Hill
  • Produce Food Safety and PYO Blueberries (PDF presentation and handout) - Connie Fisk, Cornell University
  • Updates on spotted wing drosophila, brown marmorated stink bug, and spotted lanternfly impacts on blueberry (PDF presentation) -  Tracy Leskey, USDA-ARS
  • Updates on FSMA (PDF presentation and handout) -  Connie Fisk, Cornell University
  • Resource sheet on FSMA Produce Safety Rule (PDF) - Connie Fisk
  • Updates in the 2019-20 Midwest Fruit Spray Guide (PDF presentation and handout) -  Patrick Byers, MU Extension

Missouri Blueberry School On-Farm Workshops