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    Friday, July 12, 2019

    Blackberry Production Workshop - Cuba

    When:  Friday, July 12, 2019, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

    Where:  
    Knights of Columbus Hall
    7057 Old Route 66, Cuba MO map...

    Description:

    Blackberries offer huge potential for Missouri farmers. Though a challenging crop to produce, blackberries are in high demand for many markets. The Blackberry Production Workshop will offer educational sessions and a tours of an innovative blackberry farm. Join local and nationally known blackberry specialists and farmers to gain expertise on a wide range of blackberry topics, including the blackberry shift trellis, blackberry cultivars, establishing new blackberry plantings, blackberry production practices, blackberry weed management,updates on blackberry insect issues, creative marketing strategies for blackberries, processing blackberries into value-added products, blackberry growers profiles, and on-farm tours of innovative blackberry producers.

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    Session topic:

    Participants will learn blackberry production methods and marketing strategies. There will be a tour of a local blackberry planting.

    Registration:

    Register at the event website, or through the Crawford County MU Extension office more...

    Cost:

    $10.00

    Facilitator:

    Patrick Byers, byerspl@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Webster County
    phone: 417-859-2044