2017 Berry Crops Section

Berry Crops Section

January 19, 2017

Jayson Hoffman, Chairperson 

Buffet Breakfast in Exhibitor Pavilion 7:00 am to 8:30 am, included with registration

8:00 Registration
8:30 Welcome and Announcements – Michelle Armstrong, President, NWHS
8:35 Door prizes – Session Chairperson – Jason Hoffman
8:40 Weed management of berry crops – Tim Miller,  Extension Weed Specialist, WSU-NWREC (presented by Ed Peachey, Extension Weed Specialist, OSU)
9:25 SWD and MRL research in raspberries –Beverly Gerdeman, Research Associate, WSU-NWREC
10:05 Exhibitor Break & Door Prizes
10:35 Fresh market strawberries all season long. Wendy Hoashi-Erhardt, Research Assistant, WSU
11:00 Berry cultivars in the Pacific Northwest. Pat Moore, Scientist, WSU
11:30 Mechanical Harvesting for Fresh market blueberries–Wei Yang, Berry Crops Extension Agent, OSU
12:00 Buffet Luncheon in Exhibitor Pavilion.

Door prizes before and after lunch.

1:15 * Managing mummy berries in blueberry production – Jay Pscheidt, Extension Plant Pathology Specialist, OSU
1:45 * BMSB research in berry crops – Heather Andrews, OSU Extension
2:20 * SWD research update in berry crops – Dalila Rendon, Postdoctoral Research Associate, OSU
2:55 * Pseudomonas management and emerging diseases in blueberries – Virginia Stockwell, Plant Pathologist, USDA
3:30 * Pesticides registration and update in berry crops – Joe DeFrancesco, Assistant Professor, NWREC, OS
4:15 Door Prizes and Adjourn. Please visit the Exhibitor Pavilion.

* 3 hours of pesticide re-certification credits approved

3 hours of CCA credits approved