FENNVILLE, Mich. — Michigan State University Extension blueberry team’s annual Blueberry Kickoff meeting will be March 30, 2017, at the MSU Trevor Nichols Research Center, 6237 124th Ave., Fennville, MI, 49408. The meeting will start at 1 p.m. and conclude about 5 p.m.
Three RUP credits will be available to certified pesticide applicators in Private and Commercial fruit. There is a $10 registration fee to cover break snacks and handouts. To attend, please register online at Blueberry Kickoff Meeting or contact Mark Longstroth at 269-873-8983 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Melissa Franklin at 269-873-8983 or email@example.com. Preregistration provides us with information for planning the number of handouts and audience seating.
|2017 Blueberry Kickoff Meeting Agenda|
|1 p.m.||Sign in and Registration|
|1:15||Welcome and Introduction||Mark Longstroth and Carlos Garcia-Salazar|
|1:25||Updates on Michigan Blueberry Council and USHBC||Creela Hamlin and others|
|1:40||Upgrading Enviroweather||Beth Bishop|
|2||Blueberry Insect Update||Steve Vantimmeren|
|2:45||Weed Control Update||Eric Hanson|
|3:15||Food Safety Update: Testing your Water||Carlos Garcia|
|3:35||Blueberry Disease Update||Annemiek Schilder|
|4||Update on WPS – Worker Protection Standard||Mark Longstroth|
|4:35||Questions and review|
Growers with special needs may request assistance by contacting Carlos Garcia at 616-260-0671 or firstname.lastname@example.org.