Save the Date: May 3, 2019 – Strawberry Field Day

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NC State Strawberry Variety Trial Field Day

May 3, 2019, from 9 a.m. to noon

Address:

N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Central Crops Research Station in Clayton, NC.
13223 US Business 70 West, Clayton, NC 27520-2128
PHONE: (919) 553-2141
DIRECTIONS

Preliminary Agenda:

  • 9 a.m. – Registration
  • 9:15 a.m. – Introductions (Admin NC State University and NCDA&CS)
  • 9:30 a.m. – Cultural management – Mark Hoffmann
  • 9:45 a.m. – NC State Breeding program and Variety Trial Highlights –
    Gina Fernandez / Rocco Schiavone / Guillermo Chacon
  • 10 a.m. – Entomology update – Jeremy Slone and Laura Kraft
  • 10:15 a.m. – Weed Management update – Kira Sims
  • 10:30 a.m. – Pathology update – Frank Louws
  • 10:45 a.m. – NC State University Graduate Student Research and Strawberry Taste Sampling –
  • 11:15 a.m. – Self Propelled Harvest Aid Demonstration – Justin Macialek

Self-propelled harvest aid demonstration.

We will have water, cookies, and I hope coffee.

Thanks and see you all there,

Mark Hoffmann