Schedule and Program Information

Additional details will be posted as they become available. English-Spanish translation will be provided.

Detailed Schedule

See the detailed schedule for the conference here. This chart will be updated as additional information becomes available.  If you are interested in convening an informal round-table discussion on a topic for the final “talking lunch” session or at any other time, or wish to propose a presentation, contact NARBA.

General Conference Schedule

Wednesday, February 21:  Opening reception at the Marriott in the evening

Underwood Family Farms

Thursday, February 22: Full-day tour will see raspberries, blackberries (and strawberry) production and research. Stops include:

  • Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center, where we will see a caneberry variety trial, UC strawberry breeding program selections, and their subtropical fruit collection, with a tasting hosted by UC Master Gardeners. We’ll have a BBQ lunch here.
  • A Driscoll’s ranch plus one other farm, TBD 
  • Underwood Family Farms (PYO and retail berries)
  • Associates Insectary, which raises insect natural enemies.

Friday, February 23:  A full day of educational programming, both general session and breakout tracks, with a trade show, scientific posters display, and lots of opportunities for networking and informal discussion.

Saturday, February 24:  Educational sessions and trade show continue through 2:00 pm.

Presenters and Exhibitors

We are pleased to feature a great line-up of speakers in the conference. Click here to view the list.

And be sure to spend time with our exhibitors! See the list here. 

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