Join Johnston County Cooperative Extension and NCSU Extension Specialist Dr. Bill Cline for an introductory workshop on blueberry and grape production and pruning on Thursday, February 21, 2019 from 1 pm to 4 pm at the Johnston County Agricultural Center located at 2736 NC 210 Highway, Smithfield 27577. Topics include cultivar selection, budgeting, site establishment (soil conditions and planting), fertilization, irrigation, pruning, harvesting, and resources for pest control. Workshop includes a lecture followed by a pruning demonstration at a local farm. The program is aimed at farmers considering establishing "pick your own" operations as well as home gardeners.
There is no cost to attend the workshop and it is open to the public.
Dress for probable cold weather for the outdoor pruning demonstration.