Tyfu Cymru Fruit Network hosts a strawberries and blueberries training workshop, to be held on the 5th February at Springfield Fresh Produce, Manorbier, hosted by owners Nick and Pat Bean. Springfield produces top quality soft fruit including strawberries, raspberries and blueberries. The workshop is the second in the programme of events within the Fruit Network.

Tyfu Cymru Fruit Network hosts a strawberries and blueberries training workshop, to be held on the 5th February at Springfield Fresh Produce, Manorbier, hosted by owners Nick and Pat Bean. Springfield produces top quality soft fruit including strawberries, raspberries and blueberries. The workshop is the second in the programme of events within the Fruit Network.

This workshop is the second event in the Tyfu Cymru Fruit Network 2019 Programme, and will introduce themes that will be developed subsequent events. Further soft workshops focusing on strawberry will be held in north Wales (12th February), 20th February and on strawberry and raspberry production (4th March). Further details on these events will be provided in early 2019.

Key Areas Covered:

  • IDPM Strategy, including biological control demonstrations
  • Nematode control of vine weevil and slug
  • Red spider mite control
  • Thrips Control
  • Fertigation and feed management, including equipment calibration

Workshop Program

10.00 Arrival Tea & Coffee

10.30 Table Top Strawberries – Agronomy, Production & Management

11.30 Strawberry Crop Walking

12.30 Networking Lunch

13.30 Blueberry - Agronomy, Production & Management

15.00 Blueberry Crop Walking

16.30 Close