Oregon Raspberry & Blackberry Annual Growers Meeting

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

The ORBC will be providing lunch to everyone who contacts us in advance to make a reservation.
541-758-4043 or connie@oregon-berries.com
RSVP Deadline for Lunch: Friday, December 1st

 

MEETING SCHEDULE

8:30 - 8:40 - Ken Van Dyke, Chair
· Welcome & Introductions
8:40 - 9:10 - Chad Finn, USDA-ARS & Bernadine Strik, OSU/NWREC
· Cooperative Breeding Program - Caneberries
· Developing the Genomic Infrastructure for Breeding Improved Black Raspberries
9:10 - 9:25 - Brian Yorgey, OSU
· Evaluation of Processing Quality of Advanced Caneberry Breeding Selections
9:25 - 9:50 - Joe DeFrancesco, OSU
· Caneberry Pesticide Registration, Tracking, and New Chemistries
· Insecticide Degradation for Oregon Blackberries
9:50 - 10:05 - Man-Yeon Choi, USDA ARS
· Development of Biologically-based RNAi insecticide to control SWD
10:05 - 10:20 - Pat Moore & Wendy Hoashi-Erhardt, WSU
· Development of New Raspberry Cultivars for the Pacific Northwest
10:20 - 10:35 - BREAK
10:35 - 10:55 - Tom Peerbolt, Peerbolt Crop Management & NW Berry Foundation
· Coordinated Regional On-Farm Trials of Advanced Caneberry Selections
· Weekly Email IPM Newsletter for Small Fruit Growers and Related Industry
10:55 - 11:10 - Sue Davis, ODA Produce Safety Development Specialist
· FSMA Produce Safety Rule Update
11:10 - 11:30 - Ann Colonna, OSU Sensory Program Manager
· Blackberry Puree Sensory Test Results
11:30 - 12:00 - Willamette Valley Fruit, Columbia Fruit & More
· Berry Packer Panel - Outlook for Caneberries
12:00 - 12:10 - Darcy Kochis, Food First Marketing
· National Blackberry Research & Promotion Program
12:10 - 12:50 - Darcy Kochis, Food First Marketing
· ORBC Promotion Report
12:50 Lunch Sponsored by the Oregon Raspberry & Blackberry Commission

Wellspring Conference Center
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