Tuesday, October 12, 2010

2010 NC Commercial Blackberry and Raspberry Field Day

October 21, 2010

SunnyRidge-Owls Den Farm
1441 Owls Den Road
Lincolnton, NC 28092


9:00 to 9:20 am

9:25-9:30 am
Welcome and Opening Remarks
David Monks, Assistant Director, N.C.
Agricultural Research Service, College of
Agriculture and Life Sciences, N.C. State

Josh Beam, President, N.C. Commercial
Blackberry and Raspberry Growers Asso-

9:30-11:30 am
Concurrent Sessions (Small groups will
rotate through the sessions)

Fall/Winter Cultural Considerations and
Insect Update
Gina Fernandez, Department of Horti-
cultural Science, and Hannah Burrack,
Department of Entomology, N.C. State

Airblast Sprayer Calibration and
David Starnes, Tri-State Distributors,
Statesville, N.C.

Herbicide Sprayer Calibration and Weed
Management Considerations
Roger Batts and Wayne Mitchem, Depart-
ment of Horticultural Science, N.C. State

Fertilizer Calibration
Daniel Shires, N.C. Cooperative Exten-
sion Service, Cleveland County, N.C. State

Equipment Demonstration
(tractors, flail mowers, fertilizer spread-
ers, cannon sprayer)

12 noon
If you plan to attend, please RSVP to
Cleveland County Cooperative Extension
office; Daniel Shires, 704.482.4365.

Berry field day sponsors:
Johnson & Company Irrigation Sales, Inc.
Tri-State Distributors of Statesville, Inc.
Coastal Agrobusiness, Hendersonville, N.C.
Pro Ag — A Division of Snyder Paper
Parker Farm Service
Helena Chemical, Hendersonville, N.C.
Southern States, Waco, N.C.
SunnyRidge Farm

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