Opening Remarks by 3EC03l3

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									8:00 – 8:05     Opening Remarks                                           Doug Krahmer, Blue Horizon Farm, St. Paul, OR

8:05 – 8:25     World blueberry update                                    Cort Brazelton, Fall Creek Nursery, Lowell, OR

8:25 – 8:45     Blueberry cultivars for the northwest                     Dr. Chad Finn, Research Geneticist, USDA-ARS

8:45 –9:20      Blueberry Breeding Related to Intellectual Property Rights Dr. John Clark, Professor, President of the ASHS, University of Arkansas

9:20 – 9:40     USHBC blueberry marketing activities                      Thomas Payne, Marketing Consultant for USHBC

9:40 – 10:00    Blueberry economics with a ‘TEAM’ approach                Dr. James Julian, Faculty Research Assistant, NWREC, OSU

10:00 – 10:15   Break

10:15 – 10:35   Blueberry market update                                   Bill Sabol, Blue Horizon Farm, St. Paul, OR

10:35 – 10:55   Looking at the blueberry roots                            Dr. Luis Valenzuela, Post Doctoral Associate, Dept of Horticulture, OSU &
                                                                          USDA-ARS
10:55 – 11:15   Blueberry weed control                                    Dr. Tim Miller, Weed Scientist, NWREC, WSU

11:15 – 11:35   Blueberry gall midge control                              Dr. Lynell Tanigoshi, Entomologist, NWREC, WSU

11:35 – 11:55   Blueberry pest management update                          Joe DeFrancesco, Assistant Professor, NWREC, OSU

11:55– 12:15    Blueberry trees, a horticulturist’s dream come true       Dr. Wei Yang, Blueberry Extension Agent, NWREC, OSU

								
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