April workshop on berry growing set in Hamden

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County will host a morning workshop for beginner berry growers on Friday April 11, 9 a.m. to noon at the Delaware County Resource Center in Hamden.‚ÄÇ
Cornell Berry Extension Support Specialist, Laura McDermott will discuss the keys to successful berry farming including: marketing; startup costs; site selection; site preparation and layout; cultivar selection and planting; crop production; fertilizing; pest management, trellising, irrigation; and labor.
The fee for this program is $10 per farm or family for handouts and refreshments. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by April 4.‚ÄÇPhone 607 865-6531 for registration, questions, directions, or special needs; or e-mail Janet Aldrich, Extension Educator at jla14@cornell.edu.