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.
Fruit Network Training Workshop 1
5th February 2019 | Springfield Farm
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
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