February 1-3, 2022: Berry Health Benefits Symposium, POSTPONED TO 2023. Tampa Bay, FL. NARBA is a sponsor of this event. Watch for more information at http://berryhealth.org/
February 4, 2022: Fifteenth Annual NC Commercial Blackberry & Raspberry Growers Association meeting, Cleveland County Extension Office Auditorium (8:30am-2:30pm). It is a one day educational event filled with the latest information on caneberry production including caneberry breeding, pest management, and food safety. There is a $20 lunch ticket per person required for the meeting. NC Pesticide credits will be available for attendees in the following categories: D, N, O, and X. See program details and register here. Or, call the Cleveland County Extension Office at 704-482-4365 to register by January 31.
February 21-24, 2022: North American Raspberry & Blackberry Conference. In Gaithersburg, Maryland, near Washington, DC, at the DoubleTree by Hilton. This is a hybrid event — attend virtually or in person. Includes an opening reception on Monday, Feb 21, a full-day tour on Tuesday, Feb. 22, and educational sessions and a trade show on Wed-Thurs, Feb 23-24. A seven-session pre-conference virtual short course “Getting Started in Raspberries & Blackberries” starts January 31. Register now; early-bird discount through January 20. See all details here.
Please contact NARBA to let us know of upcoming events of interest to the caneberry community or raspberry/blackberry events for the general public, including online events, virtual field trips, and webinars.