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Small Fruits for Small Farms Workshop

Saturday, August 27, 2022

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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County (CCE Oswego) will be hosting a free on-farm workshop on Saturday, August 27th from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This small fruits workshop is targeting small berry producers, part-time growers and beginning farmers looking to learn best management practices. The fruits that will be covered will be traditional fruits like blueberries, strawberries and raspberries. Some of the information that will be covered includes: 1) site & plant selection, 2) pruning, 3) weed control, 4) fertility management, and 5) labor-saving techniques. 

Guest speaker will be Anya Osatuke, a Small Fruits Specialist through Cornell Cooperative Extension Harvest NY. The workshop will entail three farm visits, field walks, and attendees will have opportunity to ask questions. Registration is required to attend. Maximum registration is 40 attendees. After you have registered online, you will receive a follow up email that provides the date, times and address locations for all three farms that will be visited during the workshop. For more information please contact Joshua Vrooman, Agriculture Educator, at or 315-963-7286 ext. 200.

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