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June 02, 2009   Email to Friend 

VIDEOCONFERENCE SET FOR STRAWBERRY PRODUCERS
Darryal Ray
(334) 613-4187
June 02, 2009

CLANTON, Ala. -- Central Alabama strawberry growers are invited to a Commercial Strawberry Production Videoconference and dinner at the Chilton Research and Extension Center (CREC) on Tuesday, June 23, at 5 p.m.

Dr. Allen Straw of the Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, an authority on strawberry production, will address growers via a remote video system from the Cullman County Extension Office and broadcast to the Chilton station in central Alabama and the Wiregrass Research and Extension Center in southern Alabama.

Topics to be discussed include fumigation, fertilization, weed control, row cover management and other aspects of strawberry production.

Dinner sponsored by the Alabama Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association will be served at 5 p.m. at the CREC and Straw will speak at 6 p.m.

Registration is required.

Producers who plan to attend the meeting at the CREC, should call (205) 280-6268 to sign-up by Thursday, June 18, or contact Regional Extension Agent Gary Gray at (334) 539-2128 for more information.

Growers planning to attend at the Cullman County Extension Office should call (256) 232-5510 to sign-up, or call Doug Chapman at (256) 262-2703 or Mike Reeves at (256) 612-7588 for information.

Growers who plan to attend at the Wiregrass Research and Extension Center in Headland should call Neil Kelly at (334) 714-6910.

The Chilton Research and Extension Center is located at 120 Co. Rd. 756, in Clanton. For directions, call Gray at (205) 280-6268 or (334) 539-2128.


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