Blueberry Production and Pruning Workshop
Date: Saturday, February 8, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m. until finished ~ 12:00 p.m.
Where: Meet at the Johnston County Agriculture Building, 2736 NC Highway 210, Smithfield, NC 27577
(If using Google for directions, search for Johnston County Soil and Water)
Important: A portion of this class will be outside. Dress appropriately for the weather forecast.
What to Expect: Dr. Bill Cline, Blueberry Pathology Specialist at NC State University, will give a short presentation on blueberry production in Eastern NC, including best varieties for our area, site selection and preparation, and pruning.
After the presentaion we will drive about a mile to a blueberry field where Dr. Cline will show us how to properly prune blueberry bushes. Directions to the field will be provided at the class.