MOUNT VERNON, Mo. — The Winter Blackberry Workshop will be Wednesday, November 15, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm at the MU Southwest Research Center, 14548 Highway H, Mount Vernon, Missouri. The cost is $10 per person.
This is the final workshop of the year exploring blackberry production. It will include presentations on:
Blackberry Production focused on fall/winter management – Patrick Byers, University of Missouri Extension horticulturist
Blackberry Economics – Jennifer Lutes, MU Extension agri-business specialist
Recap of the 2017 blackberry season – University of Missouri Extension horticulturist Patrick Byers, as well
A question and answer period will be followed by an examination of the RCA (rotating cross arm trellis system) blackberry planting on site.
For more information regarding registration, contact the Webb City Farmers Market by telephone at (417) 483-8139 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Walk-ins are welcome.
The Blackberry Workshops are sponsored by the University of Missouri Extension, Lincoln University Co-operative Extension and the Webb City Farmers Market. They are underwritten by a Specialty Crops grant from the Missouri Department of Agriculture.
— Webb City Farmers Market
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