The 2017 Missouri Blueberry School was held on March 17 & 18th. This two-day event is a collaboration between University of Missouri Extension, Missouri State Darr College of Agriculture and Lincoln University Cooperative Extension. Friday, March 17 was held in Springfield, Mo at the Darr Agricultural Center and featured presentations and displays. The keynote speaker was Dr. Bill Cline, Research and Extension Specialist, Department of Plant Pathology, North Carolina State University. Saturday, March 18 participants visited three farms : Sunshine Valley Farms in Rogersville, Mo, Missouri State Fruit Experiment Station in Mountain Grove, Mo and The Blueberry Patch in Seymour, Mo. While touring the farms we were able to do some hands on learning and help with some pruning and identifying issues in the plantings. Presentations and information about the Blueberry School can be found at http://www.extension.missouri.edu/blueberry/presentation-archive.aspx
Photos to be posted shortly….