Wednesday, January 18, 2012

2012 Blackbery and Raspberry Growers Meeting February 9

You are invited to attend the Fifth annual North Carolina Commercial Blackberry and Raspberry Growers Association (NCCBRGA) meeting. As always we have an interesting and educational program scheduled. The meeting will be held in the Cleveland Co. Extension Auditorium at 130 S. Post Rd. Shelby, NC 28152. In order to plan for the meal you will need to RSVP by February 3 by calling 704-482-4365. If you have any questions, need directions or if you would like to sponsor the meeting, feel free to call.
Below is a copy of the agenda.

Fifth Annual NC Commercial Blackberry and Raspberry Growers Association Meeting

February 7, 2012

Cleveland County Extension Office Auditorium

Shelby, NC

10:00-10:30 am - Registration

10:30-10:35 - Opening Remarks and Welcome

10:35-11:05 - Labor Regulations Update. Richard Blaylock US Labor Division

11:05-11:35 - Weed Control in Caneberries. Katie Jennings. NCSU Horticulture Weed Science

11:35-12:05 - New Cultivars from NCSU. Gina Fernandez, Small Fruit Specialist; NCSU

12:05-1:30 - Lunch, Trade Show, Silent Auction, and NCCBRGA business meeting

1:30-2:15 - Insect Update. Dr. Hannah Burrack, Small Fruit Entomologist; NCSU

2:15-2:30 - Update on North American Blackberry Association Promotion. Ervin Lineberger

2:30-3:00 - Update on Food Safety Modernization Act. Debbie Hamrick - Farm Bureau.

3:00-3:10 - Winners of Silent Auction-Adjourn

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