March 19, 9:30am–3pmWhere
OSU South Centers’ Endeavor Center 1862 Shyville Road, Piketon, OH
Goji berries are high in antioxidants and vitamin C. Aronia (also called a black chokeberry) is said to have more antioxidants than blueberries. Elderberry contains more phosphorus and potassium than any other temperate fruit crop, and is also rich in vitamin C.
To help berry growers — new and experienced alike — learn how to produce elderberry, aronia, goji and other berries, horticulture and viticulture experts from the college are offering a Super Berry School March 19.
The workshop will also offer insight into other key concerns facing small fruit growers, including pruning demonstrations and how to assess winter injury of grapevines.
Conducting the workshop will be researchers and educators with OSU Extension and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), including Gary Gao, an Ohio State University Extension specialist and associate professor of small fruit crops at Ohio State’s South Centers in Piketon; viticulture outreach specialist Dave Scurlock and research assistant Ryan Slaughter.
OSU Extension and OARDC are the outreach and research arms, respectively, of the college.
Registration for the workshop is $25 and includes the program, handouts, lunch and refreshments. Contact Charissa McGlothin at 740-289-2071, ext. 132, to register or for more information. The deadline to register is March 13.