Supporting Our Region's Producers

Blueberry Production - Best Practices for Crop Management 
Field Day
Christina Lake, July 28 - Harrop July 29

Dr. Eric Gerbrandt of the BC Blueberry Council led participants through best practices for field preparation and crop establishment including a presentation and field observations at two blueberry farms.


Event details:

Christina Lake: Saturday, July 28, Creekside Blueberries (2101 Haaglund Road), 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Harrop: Sunday, July 29,  West Arm Apiaries (726 Ogilvie Road), 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Presenter: Dr. Eric Gebrant -  Eric has been working with the BC blueberry industry since 2007 and is the owner of Sky Blue Horticulture Ltd. His aim is to increase profitability and competitiveness for the berry sector in BC. Eric serves the BC Blueberry Council, Raspberry Industry Development Council and BC Strawberry Growers’ Association as their Research Director. 

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