Oklahoma Farm Report masthead graphic with wheat on the left and cattle on the right.
Howdy Neighbors!
Ron Hays, Director of Farm and Ranch Programming, Radio Oklahoma Ag Network  |  2401 Exchange Ave, Suite F, Oklahoma City, Ok 73108  |  (405) 601-9211

advertisements
   
    
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

Agricultural News


Interested in Growing Elderberries? Register Now for Upcoming Workshop Hosted by Kerr Center July 13

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 10:17:22 CDT

Interested in Growing Elderberries? Register Now for Upcoming Workshop Hosted by Kerr Center July 13 The Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture will host an elderberry workshop on Saturday, July 13, at the Kerr Center ranch near Poteau, Oklahoma.


The Kerr Center is evaluating several American elderberry varieties under eastern Oklahoma growing conditions. The workshop will feature regional experts on elderberry production and marketing who will address multiple aspects of this increasingly popular perennial crop.


The workshop will begin with a field tour of the Kerr Centerís elderberry trial on the horticulture farm.


Following the tour, the classroom portion of the workshop will begin with a presentation by Patrick Byers. Byers is part of an ongoing University of Missouri Extension project to evaluate elderberries and encourage their production in North America. He will give an overview of varieties, disease and insect concerns, and production techniques.


After lunch, participants will hear from Brent Madding of 360 Farms in Webber Falls, Oklahoma. Brent and his wife Valerie manage several elderberry plantings, focusing on flower production for use in teas.


The Kerr Centerís David Redhage will wrap up the workshop with an overview of the Kerr Centerís elderberry project and its findings to date.


Registration costs $20 per person ($15 each additional family member) and includes lunch. Registration is due by Wednesday, July 10, at 5:00 P.M. Early registration is suggested to secure one of the limited spaces available.


For more information or to register, visit the events calendar at www.kerrcenter.com, call 918.647.9123, or email mailbox@kerrcenter.com.


Source - The Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture




   

 

WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI

 


Top Agricultural News

  • Monday Preopening Market Update with Dave Lanning  Mon, 18 Nov 2019 07:16:52 CST
  • Tyson Beef Plant in Southwest Kansas to Resume Operations in December  Mon, 18 Nov 2019 06:54:34 CST
  • Don Close of Rabo AgriFinance Tells Ron Hays African Swine Flu Continues to Reshape the Global Protein Market  Mon, 18 Nov 2019 06:48:20 CST
  • Woodward Livestock Market- November 14, 2019  Sun, 17 Nov 2019 12:52:14 CST
  • Food Innovations Unveiled During OSU Product Development Competition  Sun, 17 Nov 2019 06:57:13 CST
  • Friday November 15, 2019 Market Analysis with Justin Lewis of KIS Futures  Sat, 16 Nov 2019 19:00:57 CST
  • USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue Talks Latest MFP Payments at 2019 NAFB Convention  Sat, 16 Nov 2019 18:55:51 CST
  • Oklahoma Grain Elevator Cash Bids as of 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 15, 2019  Fri, 15 Nov 2019 17:24:42 CST

  • More Headlines...

       

    Ron salutes our daily email sponsors!

    Oklahoma Ag Credit Oklahoma Farm Bureau National Livestock Credit P&K Equipment Tulsa Farm Show AFR Insurance Stillwater Milling KIS FUTURES, INC. Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association

    Our Road to Rural Prosperity sponsors!

    Banc First OPSRC ORWA TPAOO TPAOO

    Search OklahomaFarmReport.com


       
       
    © 2008-2019 Oklahoma Farm Report
    Email Ron   |   Newsletter Signup   |    Current Spots   |    Program Links

    WebReady powered by WireReady® Inc.