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Experts offer blueberry research at workshop
POPLARVILLE -- Mississippi blueberry growers will have an opportunity next month to hear from seven top statewide researchers on various topics related to crop production.
The Mississippi State University Extension Service, in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service and the Gulf South Blueberry Growers Association, will host the educational workshop from 1 to 5 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Forrest County Extension Office, located at 952 Sullivan Drive in Hattiesburg.
The cost to attend the event is $10, which will be collected at the door. Proceeds will go to the Gulf South Blueberry Growers Association for future workshops.
Topics covered will include blueberry genomics, production methods, economics and disease control, along with the Food Safety Modernization Act and how it relates to production.
Speakers featured are experts from Extension and the USDA-ARS unit in Poplarville.
For more information, contact Eric Stafne at 601-403-8939 or firstname.lastname@example.org.