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    Blackberry Production Workshop - Kansas City

    When:

    Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

    Where:

    Platte County Extension Center
    11724 NW Plaza Circle, Ste 300, Kansas City 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.


    More information about this event

    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 Jackson County or Platte County MU Extension offices

    Cost:

    $10.00

    Facilitator:

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

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