WARSAW, N.Y. — Have you ever wanted to grow raspberries, but didn’t know where to start?
This course will help you:
- Select and prepare a planting site
- Choosing varieties and planting
- Pruning, trellising and fertilizing your plants through the seasons.
For those who are currently growing raspberries and have found berry production to be more challenging in recent years due to increased pest and disease pressure, this talk will cover:
- Cultural practices to mitigate pest pressure and insect vectored viruses
- Invasive spotted wing drosophila control
- Manage fruit and foliar diseases
This session offers 1.5 DEC pesticide credits in categories 1A, 10 & 22. Please bring your DEC applicator license to receive credit.
Harvest NY Berry Specialist, Esther Kibbe serves growers with support on pest management, variety selection, fertility and cultural management for strawberries, blueberries and raspberries. Esther brings a wealth of berry background having worked for Driscoll’s Inc as a plant breeder and global trainer for scientific staff, and a consultant for a number of farms in Western NY.
Raspberries 101 Workshop
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Wyoming County
36 Center Street, Warsaw, NY 14569
Cost is $10 per farm
Fee is $10/farm
Questions: call Don Gasiewicz at 585-786-2251 x113 or e-mail email@example.com
*Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by calling CCE Wyoming at (585) 786-2251 no later than ten days prior to the event to ensure sufficient time to make arrangements. Requests after this date will be met when possible.
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