Western NC (Henderson County) Pre-Plant Meeting

Date:  Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Time:  9:30am – 3:00pm (Lunch included)
Cost:  FREE – includes box lunch
Location:  North River Farms

3333 N. Mills River Road

Mills River, NC  28759


Craig Mauney – (828) 898-7900, craig_mauney@ncsu.edu

Karen Blaedow – (828) 697-4891, karen_blaedow@ncsu.edu

Registration Link:  Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/western-nc-strawberry-pre-plant-meeting-tickets-65666824239

WESTERN NC / AGENDA:  Moderation: Karen Blaedow, Craig Mauney, NC Cooperative Extension

9:30am – 10:00am                  Registration (no registration fee)

10:00am – 10:15am                Welcome

10:15am – 11:15am                Direct Marketing Strategies for Direct Market  – Molly Nicholie, ASAP

11:15am – 12:30pm                Pre-Plant Considerations: Fumigation, Weeds, Erosion, and Fertility – Mark Hoffmann, Gina Fernandez, NCSU

12:30pm – 1:15pm                  Lunch (sponsored)

1:15pm – 2:15pm                    What does the industry need? Please share with us your opinions and concerns? – Mark Hoffmann, Gina Fernandez, Hannah Burrack, NCSU

2:15pm – 3:00pm                    Demonstration on Strawberry Bed Laying –  North River Farms Staff