Berry Industry calendar
Updated December 17, 2018
DECEMBER, 14: OSU AT 2018 BLUEBERRY NUTRITION WORKSHOP 9am-4pm at the North Willamette Research and Extension Center, 15210 NE Miley Rd., Aurora, OR 97002. Go here for register. More information, contact Wei Yang (971) 801-0386.
DECEMBER 19 & 20, 2018: PRODUCE SAFETY ALLIANCE GROWER TRAINING & WATER WORKSHOP Oregon State University, Wiegland Hall, Room 238, 3051 Southwest Campus Way, Corvallis, OR. Go here for more information & registration.
JANUARY 7, 2019: OREGON BLUEBERRY COMMISSION MEETING 7:00 - 11:30 AM- research updates, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM- committee Meetings, 12:30 PM- Commission meeting. Chemeketa Events at Winema, Building 48, Room 210 ( 4001 Winema Pl NE, Salem, OR 97305). Contact Lisa Ostlund for more information
January 7 - 8, 2019: PNW Insect ManagementConference Hilton Portland Downtown, 921 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204. Go here for more information and here to register. Contact Jo Peterson with questions.
JANUARY 9, 2019: WASHINGTON RED RASPBERRY COMMISSION RESEACH COMMITTEE MEETING10 AM- Noon. Review research proposals. 204 Hawley Street, Lynden, WA.
JANUARY 9-11, 2019: NORTH AMERICAN RASPBERRY & BLACKBERRY CONFERENCE.NARBA’s annual conference will be in Savannah, Georgia in association with the Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference. Register and get more details here.
JANUARY 17, 2019: OREGON RASPBERRY & BLACKBERRY COMMISSION MEETING 10:30am – 2:30pm. Hayden's Lakefront Grill, 8187 SW Tualatin-Sherwood Rd, Tualatin, OR 97062. For more information, contact the office 541-758-4043 or email Connie
JANUARY 22, 2019: OREGON STRAWBERRY COMMISSION MEETING11:30 AM budget meeting. Noon - 3 PM regular meeting. McMenamins Hotel Oregon (310 NE Evans St, McMinnville, OR). For more information, contact Philip Gütt.
JANUARY 23, 2019: WASHINGTON RED RASPBERRY COMMISSION BOARD MEETING10 AM- Noon. Review research proposals. 204 Hawley Street, Lynden, WA.
FEBRUARY 4, 2019: OREGON BLUEBERRY CONFERENCE all day. Salem Convention Center, 200 Commercial St SE, Salem, OR 97301. Contact Lisa Ostlund for more information.
BLUEBERRY PRUNING WORKSHOPS - FEBRUARY 8 & 11 with Dr. Bernadine Strik, OSU. February – Lynden WA; February 11 – Prosser, WA. This free event held in the morning will entail a presentation on the rationale and fundamentals of highbush blueberry pruning. The presentation will be followed by in-field demonstrations in cooperating grower fields. Further details will follow. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
FEBRUARY 14 - 16, 2019: ORGANICOLOGY at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower in Portland, OR (921 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204). The largest gathering within the organic trade. The conference is designed by Organically Grown Company, Oregon Tilth, Sustainable Food Trade Association, and Organic Seed Alliance. Go here for more information and registration.
FEBRUARY 16, 2019: 2019 ORGANIC AGRICULTURE RESEARCH FORUM Portland, OR.The day-long forum will feature innovative presentations from researchers across all disciplines related to organic farming and food systems. The intent of the forum is to share the most current information with farmers, ranchers, extensionists, educators, agricultural professionals, and others interested in organic agriculture. Go here for more information. Presented in partnership with Organicology (See Organicology event above)
FEBRUARY 21-22, 2019: 2019 NORTHWEST CENTER FOR SMALL FRUITS RESEARCH ANNUAL CONFERENCE in Washington State. Details to follow.
March 18, 2019: OREGON BLUEBERRY COMMISSION MEETING (budget preparation) noon at Chemeketa Events at Winema, Building 48, Room 210 ( 4001 Winema Pl NE, Salem, OR 97305). Contact Lisa Ostlund for more information.
April 22, 2019: OREGON BLUEBERRY COMMISSION MEETING (budget hearing) noon at Chemeketa Events at Winema, Building 48, Room 210 ( 4001 Winema Pl NE, Salem, OR 97305). Contact Lisa Ostlund for more information.
MAY 7-9, 2019: BERRY HEALTH BENEFITS SYMPOSIUM Portland, OR, Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Downtown (319 SW Pine Street, Portland, OR 97204). Go here for more information and registration.
JUNE,12 2019: OSU STRAWBERRY FIELD DAY 1 P.M North Willamette Research & Extension Center.
JULY 17, 2019: OSU BLUEBERRY FIELD DAY 1 P.M North Willamette Research & Extension Center.
AUGUST 7: OSU CANEBERRY FIELD DAY 1 P.M North Willamette Research & Extension Center. Focusing on late blackberry and primocane-fruiting raspberry
If you'd like to add a meeting or event to the calendar, email the Northwest Berry Foundation office or call us at 503-285-0908.