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Feb 17, 2020
Mid-Atlantic Strawberry Programs slated for March 2-3

The Mid-Atlantic Strawberry Programs  will be held March 2-3.

The Strawberry Field Walk will be on March 2, from 12:30 p.m. until dark. The Evening Program will take place immediately following the Field Walk and will be focused on data collection equipment to deploy on farm and how to be successful with it, starting at 5:30 p.m. with an sponsored meal followed by the program, at the Creeds Ruritan Community Complex.

The Strawberry School and Tradeshow is the following day, March 3 , at the Advanced Technology Center from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

For those attending from out of town, a special room rate of $99 has been secured at the Fairfield Inns and Suites. Book a group rate for Mid-Atlantic Strawberries Program or you can contact them directly at (757) 422-4885, and mention that you are with the Mid-Atlantic Strawberry Programs to receive the group rate.

Thanks to the sponsorship from strawberry industry partners, these programs are all offered at no cost to attendees. Pre-registration is required for all of the programs.

Please don’t hesitate to contact me directly by phone at (757) 385-4769/office or (757) 641-1434/cell or by email at [email protected].

You can also contact Jill Wright (757)385-4769 or email [email protected] Many thanks to everyone for helping to make this program a success year-after-year.

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Jill Wright at the Virginia Beach Cooperative Extension Office at (757)385-4769 or TDD# (800) 828-1120) during the business hours of 8 a.m. a.m. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.

For more information and the program agenda visit here.

 Roy D. Flanagan III, Virginia Cooperative Extension

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