2021 Pre-Harvest Blueberry Webinar

June 17, 2021

Registration Deadline: June 16, 2021 - 05:00PM


Contact: Carlos Garcia-Salazar at: garcias4@msu.edu; phone 616-260-0671

Hand harvesting Bluecrop blueberries at west central Michigan.
First hand harvest of the variety "Bluecrop" for the fresh market. Allegan County, Michigan (Picture by Carlos García-Salazar, MSU Extension)

2021 Pre-Harvest Blueberry Webinar

12:00 Noon TO 5:00 PM                       Thursday June 17, 2021


MSU Extension and the MSUE Small Fruit Team invite you to attend the 2021 Blueberry Pre-Harvest webinar on Thursday June 17, 2021, from 12:00 noon to 2:00 PM. This webinar will provide updates on important issues related to the blueberry pre-harvest blueberry season. Topics that will be discussed include the use of Enviroweather during the preharvest period, preharvest insect management update, monitoring nematodes in blueberries, fungicides effective for fruit rot management and prevention, and weed management update.

Growers attending this webinar will receive 3 Restricted Use Pesticide credits. This webinar is free of charge, but we ask growers to register online to receive the RUP credits. 


 12:00 to 12:05 PM      Welcome and Housekeeping

12:05 to 12:20 PM      Industry update—MBC / MBBAC

12:20 to 12:40 PM      Harvest-time blueberry insect management 

12:40 to 1:00 PM        Enviroweather pre-harvest update for blueberries

1:00 to 1:20 PM          Pre-harvest blueberry disease management

1:20 to 1:40 PM          Monitoring nematode vectored viruses and management

1:40 to 2:00 PM          Weed Management Update

Upon registration, growers will receive a zoom meeting link and password to access the webinar meeting.

For more information or questions regarding this webinar you may call: Carlos Garcia at Ottawa County MSUE office (616) 260-0671 or email garcias4@msu.edu.

Registration for this event has closed.

Tags: blueberries, fruit & nuts, msu extension, rup cca credits, small fruit ipm, small fruit update, west central michigan small fruit

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