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Blueberry Field Day

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Topics include:

  • Overview of final outcomes on impact of mulch and fertilizer source in various blueberry cultivars
  • Impact of mulch and fertilizer source on biomass and nutrient allocation in organic 'Duke' and 'Liberty'
  • Introduction of a new mulching trial--does weed mat color adn a layer of sawdust under weed mat make a difference?
  • Is there any benefit to fertigating with potassium?
  • Use of biochar and nitrogen-enriched composts in blueberry establishment
  • Do drench-applied fertility products improve blueberry establishment
  • Shaping pollinator protection in Oregon
  • Pheromones, modified hive density, and bumble bee supplementation--do they increase pollination?
  • Blueberry pesticide registrations update and an introduciton of Greg O'Neill
  • Application technologies to reduce potential of spray drift and crop injury in blueberries
  • Developing a production system for 'Mini Blues' and improving harvest efficiency of 'Legacy'
  • What blueberry cultivars/selections look good? Walk through USDA-ARS/OSU cooperative breeding test block

Off Campus
North Willamette Research and Extension Center
15210 NE Miley Rd
Amanda Vance
1 971 801 0394
amanda.vance at oregonstate.edu
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