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Spring 2017 Newsletter

Western Washington Berry Workshop
Thursday, March 23, 2017
8am -3:30pm


This day-long workshop will focus on many aspects of berry farming and is available to all small fruit growers presented in Mt Vernon with live webcasts to Clark, Lewis, and Whatcom County locations.

8:00 - Registration
8:15 - Opening Remarks, Don McMoran

Above Ground Diseases
8:30 am - Mummy Berry Biology, Dalphy Harteveld
9:10 am - Botrytis Resistance, Tobin Peever
9:50 am - Break
10:05 am - Disease Management, Alan Schreiber

Below Ground Diseases
10:45 am - Pre-plant to replant: Improving Management of Root Lesion Nematodes in Red Raspberry,                         Lisa DeVetter and Inga Zasada
11:45 am - Screening Phytopthora rubi for Fungicide Resistance, Jerry Weiland

12:15 pm - Lunch

Nutrient Management
1:00 pm - Nutrient Management Update for Blueberry and Raspberry, Lisa DeVetter
1:45 pm - Post-Harvest Nitrogen Test, Aime Messiga

2:30 pm - Meeting Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Standards, Barbara Fick

3:15 pm - Evaluation

3:30 pm Adjorn
Skagit Workshop
16650 SR 536
Mount Vernon, WA

Register Here

For more info:
Don McMoran
360-428-4270 ext 225
Clark County Workshop
American Legion Hall
4604 NE St James Rd
Vancounver, WA  98663

Register Here

For more info:
Erika Johnson
360-397-6060 ext 5738
Whatcom Workshop
NWWF, Rotary Building
1775 Front Street

Lynden, WA 

Register Here

For more info:
Chris Benedict
Lewis County Workshop
351 NW North Street
Chehalis, WA 

Register Here

For more info:
Sheila Gray
Small Fruit Food Safety Mini-Symposium
The WA Berry Commissions are organizing a Food Safety Workshop that will meet the training requirements for berry growers and packers this spring.   The Workshop will be held in Prosser on April 20th with remote locations yet to be determined.   One will certainly be in Lynden.    This will provide a minimum of 4 hours of Food Safety training. 
More details on this workshop will be forthcoming.   If you know you want to register to attend contact us and we’ll place you on an advance registration list and contact you as soon as details are ready.  or 360-354-8767.


WRRC 2017 Final Budget
2017 Research Budget
Washington State Raspberry Commission
1796 Front Street                    
Lynden, WA  98264                 

Henry Bierlink, Executive Director
Stacey Beier, Office Manager
Board of Directors
 Jon Maberry, President
Randy Honcoop, Vice-Pres.
Joan Yoder, Treasurer
Jessy Ghuman
Glenn Sakuma
Jon Cotton
Joel Kangiser, WSDA
Joan Yoder, Advisory
Steve Midboe, Advisory
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Lynden, WA 98264

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