Ron's Berry Farm Auction - Houghton Auction Service
September 18, 2015
9546 10th St S.E., Eyota, MN 55934
Phone - 507/261-7742
All general items needed for strawberry farming including two IH 274 offset tractors, 2 person planter, etc. Regular farm machinery will be sold as well. Everything has been kept in the shed. Items will be listed on http://www.houghtonauctions.com/ closer to the event.
The farm has been sold and everything must go!
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Wisconsin Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Conference
Kalahari Resort Hotel in Wisconsin Dells
Dates of the conference will be January 24-26, 2016
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2015 WBGA Raspberry School
Thursday, August 6th
8:45am – 3:00pm
Porter's Patch - Troy Porter - Bonduel, Wisconsin 54107
8:45 am - Registration: Breakfast Items & Coffee
Tissue & Soil Reports – Chris Clark, AgSource. Review an example tissue and soil report, do a walk-through of how to read your report, and provide the labs perspective of commonly asked questions.
Tour the Raspberry Patch – Troy Porter, Porter’s Patch. We will be stepping into the patch for discussion on varieties, irrigation, fertilization, obstacles and more.
Hands on Identification with SWD – Christelle Guedot, UW-Entomology – We will be in the raspberry patch for identification, trapping, and sampling fruit for larvae.
Understanding and Mitigating Cold Damage in Raspberries – Amaya Atucha, UW-Horticulture, – Specifics TBD
12:00 - Lunch & Networking
What's Wrong with My Raspberries? Disease Diagnosis and Management – Patty McManus, UW-Plant Pathology
Cultivar Selection/Establishment of Young Plants/Pruning & Training – Brian Smith, UW River Falls - There may be more time depending on if David agrees to speak or not.
Fertility as it Relates to Fruit Set, Size, Firmness, Quality & More – Kenton Mehlberg, Agronomist – T.I.P. Inc – AgGrow Solutions
Q & A and Wrap-Up
3:00 - Adjourn
WBGA Member - $40/person
Non Member - $55/person