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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!

 

Wisconsin Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Conference

SAVE THE DATE!

Wisconsin Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Conference

Kalahari Resort Hotel in Wisconsin Dells

Dates of the conference will be January 24-26, 2016

Conference Highlights:

  • ~ Educational berry grower sessions featuring marketing, varieties, cultural practices, etc.
  • ~ Industry trade show featuring equipment, nursery, inputs, and other exhibitors.
  • ~ WBGA Annual Meeting
  • ~ Networking with other berry growers.

PLAN ON ATTENDING NOW!

 

 

 
 

Berry School

 2015 WBGA Raspberry School

Thursday, August 6th

8:45am – 3:00pm

Porter's Patch - Troy Porter - Bonduel, Wisconsin 54107

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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

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