From 1 to 5 pm on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at The Carver Center.
If you are new to growing elderberries this is the workshop that will get you started on the right track. You’ll get all the basics, how to prepare your soil, the best orientation for rows, how to use the dynamic growing methods that help keep diseases and pests to a minimum, the precautions that must be taken in harvesting and using elderberries, as well as which selections offer you the product you want, based on your needs and desires.
This intensive, hands-on workshop offers you a first chance to learn a lot in a short time, and have your questions answered in a small group setting.
2017 WORKSHOP SCHEDULE IN PROCESS
2016 NEW GROWER WORKSHOP SCHEDULE
The Big Picture: Industry growth Elderberry Grower
Terry Durham, River Hills Harvest processor, nurseryman and grower
All About Elderberry Production in Missouri
Patrick Byers, Regional Horticulture Specialist – Southwest Region,
Greene County Extension Office, University of Missouri Extension
Financial Assistance Programs for New Elderberry Growers
Lauren Cartwright, State Agricultural Economist, Natural Resource Conservation Service
Nate Goodrich, Missouri State Forester