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Wild Blueberry Cost of Production Workshop

Posted by DAL Precision Agriculture on April 13, 2017 in Events

DAL Precision Agriculture
Wild Blueberry Cost of Production Workshop
Wild Blueberry Management Tool – v1.0 NS

When: Wednesday April 19th, 2017

  • 9:00am – 9:15am (Registration)
  • 9:15am – 9:30am  (Welcome address – Dr. Kenny Corscadden)
  •  9:30am – 10:30am (Session A)
  • 10:30am – 11:00am (Coffee break)
  • 11:00am – 12:00noon (Session B)

Location: Engineering Department
Dalhousie University Faculty of Agriculture
39 Cox Road, Truro, NS

Overview: Join the Precision Agriculture Group at the Dalhousie University Agricultural Campus for a free Wild Blueberry Management Tool Demo. Dr. Travis Esau’s newly developed computer program can help wild blueberry producers make timely decisions for economically viable management practices.  Bring your field notes and any questions to the Engineering computer lab for a step by step overview to get the most out of using the tool. Peter Burgess from Perennia will be in attendance and will be assisting growers with any questions related to proper wild blueberry management. Coffee and tea will be provided. Limited spots available.

Registration: Please RSVP to Janet and mention if you will be bringing your own laptop to use or if you would prefer to use the provided computers on campus.

Janet Geldart, Wild Blueberry Producers Association of Nova Scotia
                Tel: 902-662-3306

Note: Peter Burgess will also be speaking the following afternoon about agronomic decisions producers are facing at the seminar at the Best Western at 1 pm on April 20th.