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Elderberry harvest begins

John Avery, Fruit Grower Adviser, coordinates the elderberry project in collaboration with researchers at MU. Experimental field plots are harvested, put in lugs and labeled. Then they are transported to the stemmer where the berries are removed from the stems, …

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Applying dormant oil to elderberries

Jeremy Emery, Field and Maintenance Supervisor, applied a dormant oil spray on March 15th  according to John Avery’s instructions for elderberrry experiment he is working on in cooperation with researchers at the University of Missouri.

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