Our workshops are an industry service, aimed at giving growers up-to-date information such as:
Currently all workshops are offered free of charge, thanks to the generous support of industry companies and grants. Choose a video to see/hear from the tables below.
We offer annual pre-production workshops. for caneberry growers in Oregon and Washington.
|Machine Harvester Developments from Oxbo Internation||Machine Harvester Developments from Littau Harvesters||Public Research and Extension Update - Mile Bondi|
|Public Research and Extension Update - Virginia Stockwell||Public Research and Extension Update - Bernadine Strik||Public Research & Extension Update - Joe DeFrancesco|
|Biodegradable Mulches for Raspberry & Blackberry Tissue Culture Establishment||Pesticide Regulatory Issues||Pesticide Degradation and Fungicide Resistance in Berry Crops|
|Wholesale Plant Supplier Panel/Discussion||Spotted Wing Drosophila—Perspectives on Management||ORBC Commissioner Panel/Discussion|
|Blackberry and Raspberry Market Report/Discussion|
|Introducing RNA Interference: An exciting new approach to pest management in berry crops||Spotted Wing Drosophila—Update on the Latest Research & Management Options||Pesticide Degradation Research and MRL Issues|
|Practical Smart Sprayer Technology||Pesticide Regulatory Issues||Cultivar Development Discussion|
|ORBC Commissioner Panel/Discussion||Blackberry and Raspberry Market Report/Discussion|
|Introduction||Review of Federal Labor Standards in Agriculture||Labor Issues, a View from the Field|
|ORBC Commission Panel||On Farm Variety Trials||Comparing Puree Qualities of Blackberries|
|Pesticide Regulatory Issues||Blackcap Variety Development||License Necessary to Grow Patented Varieties|
|Plant Patenting Discussion||Update on Nutrition in Caneberries||Spotted Wing Drosophila, Research Update|
|Blackberry and Raspberry Market Report|
Three strawberry workshops were created for the Oregon Straberry Commission with a Specialty Crop Grant from the Oregon Department of Agriculture.
|Introduction to production practices||An Enterprise Budget for Oregon Strawberries||Field Preparation & Plant Density for Plasticulture|
|Tunnel Production & Bed Shaping||Nutrient Management and Irrigation||Day Neutrals in Substrates & Soil Based Systems|
|Labor Strategies||Stories From California||Post Harvest Handling Strategies|
|Strategies for Fresh Market Sales||How to Stand Out in a Competitive Market||What to Expect if You Try Organic|
|Buyer Panel Discussion|
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Portland, OR 97203