Berry Growing Workshop
Attention Existing and Potential Commercial Berry Growers!
Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Allegany/Cattaraugus Counties in conjunction with Cornell University faculty are hosting the Southern Tier Commercial Berry Growers Workshop. This program is for both experienced growers as well as potential new growers. The full day program will include how to get started with berry crops in the morning session (a great review for established growers and new information for potential growers) and during the afternoon, topics will include: berry varieties for our area, extending the season for berry production, and how to manage pests in your berry crops.
We have a top notch lineup of Cornell University faculty: Dr. Marvin Pritts, Chair of Horticulture, Cathy Heidenreich, CU Berry Extension Support Specialist, Dr. Kerik Cox, Plant Pathology/Microbe-Biology, Dr. Greg Loeb, Entomology, and Dr. Courtney Weber, Professor of Horticulture. Sign up soon to be a part of this great program.
DEC credits have been approved for categories 1a, 10, and 22 (3 credits).
When: October 12th, Wednesday
Time: 8:30AM – 4:30 PM
Where: Belfast Town Hall (11 Merton Ave., Belfast NY 14771) Allegany County
Cost: There is a fee for this program (lunch is included in price), $25.00
Pre-registration is required by Oct. 3rd, fees are non-refundable.
To sign up or for more details, please contact Colleen Cavagna at 585-268-7644 ext. 12 or cc746 [at] cornell [dot] edu