WILBERFORCE, Ohio — Designed for beginning growers, Central State University Extension (CSUE) is partnering with the Agriculture Incubator Foundation (AIF) Farm to teach a hands-on workshop in blackberry cane pruning.
The program, which will take place beginning at 1 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 25, at the AIF Farm located at 13737 Middleton Pike, Bowling Green.
- Learn how to prune out the old canes and train next year’s canes
- Learn how to prepare the blackberry canes for winter
- Learn how to reduce disease and increase blackberry yields
Presenters will include CSUE Agriculture/Natural Resources Educator Michelle Wallace.
“Blackberries, with a little management, can grow well in Northwest Ohio,” Wallace says. “Knowing what canes to remove and what canes to train will help ensure good yields and reduce disease.”
For the Blackberry Cane Pruning Workshop, Central State University Extension is partnering with AIF Farm. The mission of the Agricultural Incubator Foundation (AIF) is to develop a partnership of northwest Ohio agribusiness representatives, researchers and educators committed to establishing programs that will stimulate interest in and respect for agriculture as a mainstay in the area economy.
For more information about any CSUE program across Ohio, visit www.centralstate.edu.
— Central State University Extension