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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

2017 Summer Blackberry Production Workshop 2

When:  Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Jefferson College-Arnold
1687 Missouri State Road, Arnold MO map...


Blackberry production offers great potential for Missouri farmers. The Growing Blackberry Production and Sales in Missouri project includes blackberry production workshops in southwest Missouri and across the state, a demonstration blackberry planting at the MU Southwest Research Center in Mount Vernon that includes the rotating cross arm trellis and recently developed thornless blackberry cultivars, and blackberry promotional activities centered on the Webb City Farmers Market. Join the project team for upcoming workshops! The Summer Blackberry Production Workshop will focus on blackberry production through the growing season, with presentations and hands-on experience with new thornless cultivars and the innovative rotating cross arm trellis. The workshop will include a tour of the blackberry planting at Eckert's Farm in Belleville, IL. Detailed information on each workshop is available at


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Patrick Byers,
MU Extension in Webster County
phone: 417-859-2044