2014 Small Fruits and Vegetable Field Day


Mike Perry of Harvest Moon Catering in Charlottesville wins the 2014 Iron Chef

Mike Perry 2014 Iron Chef winning entree

Mike Perry 2014 Iron Chef winning entree

Mike Perry 2014 Iron Chef presents to the Judges

Mike Perry 2014 Iron Chef presents to the Judges

Small Fruits and Vegetable Field Day

Small Fruits and Vegetable Field Day

Presentations will be posted as they become available, check back here for updates


Ellen Polishuk  – Production for Profit – Do you know who’s paying the bills?

presentation pdf no audio = VSU Field Day 2014 – Production for Profit

Full Presentation with audio:



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2014 Commercial Berry Production and Marketing Conference

March 13 2014


2014 Berry Conference attendees watching presentations

2014 Berry Conference

PDF of presentations:

Berry Growers Conference VSU 2014

Butler’s Orchard Blueberry VSU 2014

High Tunnel Raspberry Production 7th Annual VA Berry Prod and Mkt Conference 2014

Guido Schnabel Strawberry Blueberry Diseases

Fernandez VA STATE 2014 Blackberry Cultivars new and old 2014

Food safety considerations for u-pick operations Kline

Lessons Learned 30 Years Ervin Lineberger

UGA Variety Talk Virginia 2014


Curt Laub_Berry Mkt Conf_VSU_3-13-14_Insects

T_Nartea_Marketing_March 13 2014 VSU Berry Conference






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2013 Commercial Berry and Vegetable Field Day

Full Video and Slide Presentations: (as they are uploaded links will become active and video will appear)

Clif Slade 43560

Dr Rafie – Specialty Crop update


Pam Dawling – Planning Fall Crops


Dr. Steven Pao – Food Safety


Debra Deis – Seedway seed trials


June 27, 2013
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM      Stay the whole day, lunch included, or sit in where you like.
REGISTER ONLINE: http://tinyurl.com/regsmallfarm2013

FEATURING VSU’s “Iron Chef” Competition *Details inside*



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Berry Conference 2013 Presentations

Doug Pfeiffer, Va Tech
The spotted wing Drosophilla and the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug -the Biggest Challenges to Growers  Doug Pfeiffer

Dr. Penelope Perkins-Veazie, NC State
Maintaining Quality: Post Harvest Kits and Refrigeration Cooling Resources for Berry Fruits postharvest HANDLING OF BERRIES 2013 VA

Dr. Ioannis Tzanetakis, Univ Ark
Viruses of the Bramble  Viruses of Berries

Nate Nourse, Nourse Nurseries Whately Mass.
Production of Raspberries and Blueberries  Double Cropping Raspberries 2012  Nourse Farms Blueberry Production 2013

via Skype:

Dr Gina Fernandez, NC State
Blackberries, New and Old Varieties for the Mid-Atlantic Region

Kathy Demchak, Penn State
High Tunnel Raspberry Production A-Z

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