International Highbush Blueberry Conference program:

 

4th March. Hotel Warszawianka, Jachranka

From 2 pm until 6 pm

Training session:Establishing plantation – trends and challenges

PARTNERS:

         

2.00 - 2.30  Water and soil. What must not be forgotten? –  Andrea Pergher, Fall Creek Farm & Nursery/Nederlands

2.30 – 2.50 How to establish and run a new plantation – fertilization with biostimulation – Mateusz Nowacki, Timac Agro/ Poland

2.50 – 3.10 Revitalizing a blueberry plantation – when should it be done – dr Paweł Krawiec, Horti Team/ Poland

3.10 – 3.40 Growing in containers, details are important – Mariusz Padewski, Fall Creek Farm & Nursery/Nederlands

3.40 – 4.10 Coffee break

4.10 – 4.40 Protecting blueberries against pests in times of shrinking plant protection products availability - Tomasz Domański, Koppert/ Poland

4.40 – 5.10 Quality of nursery material - reimbursement and yield rate  - Mariusz Padewski, Fall Creek Farm & Nursery/Nederlands

5.10 - 5.40 Appropriate preparation is important - plantation infrastructure – Paweł Wawryszczuk, Polana/ Poland

5.40 – 6.00 Summary, discussion, exchange of experiences

Limited number of places, order of applications decides.

 

5th March, Warszawianka Hotel, Jachranka

 8.00-9.00 Registration of participants

Part I

9-9.15 Start of the Conference and welcome participants

9.15-9.40 New blueberry diseases - observations from plantations - dr Monika Kalużna, Institute of Horticulture in  Skierniewice/Poland

9.40-10.05 European fruit lecanium (Parthenolecanium corni ) - a dangerous pest of blueberries. Is it a scourge? - Hanna Moscardo – Malinowski, BerryBliss Farm/Poland  

10.05-10.30 New experience with blueberry storage - dr Kamil Jeziorek, Syngenta/Poland

10.30-10.55 Frost – how to protect plants from it? Practical producers experience - Mariusz Podymniak, Hortus Media/Poland

10.55 -11.10 – Discussion

11.10-12.10 Coffe Break

Part II.

12.10-12.45 Blueberry cultivation and irrigation in containers - Dennis Wilson, Delphy/ Great Britain

12.45 -13.10 Fertilization adapted to the phenological phases – Michał Wojcieszek Yara / Poland

13.10 -13.35 Blueberry varieties and market requirements - Ronnie Kersten, Fall Creek Farm & Nursery/Nederlands

13.35-14.00 Off Type in highbush blueberry. Problems and reasons - Filip Cupak, Werner Spargelhof Deinste,  Niemcy

14.00-14.15 Discussion

14.15-15.15 – Lunch Break

Cz. III

 15.15-15.40 Mechanical harvest - an alternative or a necessity?- Hans Liekens, Fall Creek Farm & Nursery/Nederlands

15.40 – 16.05 Prospects for growing blueberries in Russia. Conclusions from the first plantations - Alexander Lukianchenko/Russia

16.05 -16.30 The principle of the Blue Queen- Maciej Dolata, INSPIRE smarter branding, Polska

16.30 - 16.55 How to protect yourself against blueberry complaints?– Daria Milewska, Advocate OfficeMilewska Legal/Poland

16.55 – 17.20 Changes in the blueberry market. Customer requirements now and in the future? - Blanca Escrig – DAIFRESSH, Spain

17.20-17.35 Discussion

17.35 -18.15 Debate: Who will pick blueberries in Europe?

18.15. End of the conference


6th March- Doleck near Skierniewice

Field show on a blueberry plantation. Bush pruning, machine show, consultations with experts.

From 11 am until 2 pm

 

All lectures and field shows are translated into Polish and English.

Kontakt i informacje:

  • Registration in english:
    + 48 664161991
  • Rejestracja uczestników:
    +48 662150117
  • Wystawcy i informacje:
    +48 608500501