Agenda

Lectures will be simultaneously translated in Polish / English / Polish.

March 3
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Start of the Conference
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
dr Paweł Krawiec
Horti Team/ Polska
Practically about fertilizing blueberries – “Blueberry Factory” season one
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
Yara Poland
dr Andrzej Grenda
Practical recommendations related to nutrients preparation for blueberries
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Agnieszka Lenart
Timac Agro Polska
Is fertigation with biostimulation effective?
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Mariusz Padewski
Fall Creek Farm & Nursery/ Polska
The importance of water, soil / substrate and plant analyzes
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Discussion and questions
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Break
4:45 PM - 5:10 PM
Paweł Korfanty
Gospodarstwo szkółkarskie/Polska
Fertilization of blueberries on various soil types
5:10 PM - 5:25 PM
Timac Agro Polska
Fertilization in practice – growers’ recommendations
5:25 PM - 5:55 PM
Mariusz Padewski
Fall Creek Farm & Nursery/ Polska
Water and blueberry fertigation in various cultivation systems
5:55 PM - 6:35 PM
Dr. Bernadine C. Strik
Oregon State University/USA
Fertilizer management for best yield and quality in various production systems of northern and southern highbush blueberry
6:35 PM - 6:50 PM
Discussion and questions
March 4
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Starting and welcoming the participants
9:15 AM - 9:40 AM
Prof. dr hab. Katarzyna Turnau
Uniwersytet Jagielloński w Krakowie/ Polska
Crop biotization for healthier fruit – microorganisms in blueberry cultivation
9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
Krzysztof Krupa
Syngenta Polska
Customer requirements and the protection of highbush blueberry
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Mariusz Padewski
Fall Creek Farm & Nursery / Polska
Why is pruning blueberries so important? Practical recommendations (movie)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Gianfranco Anfora
Uniwersytet w Trento/Fundacja Edmund Mach/ Włochy
Integrated and biological control of Drosophila suzukii in Trento province
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Tomasz Domański
Koppert Polska
Practical methods of controlling Drospohila suzukii
11:20 AM - 11:50 AM
Break
11:50 AM - 12:15 PM
Krzysztof Żabówka
Daifressh Berry/Polska
Blueberry farm of the future
12:15 PM - 12:40 PM
Michał Wojcieszek
Yara Poland
How to improve blueberry fruit set, taste and shelf life
12:40 PM - 1:05 PM
Steve Taylor
Winterwood Farms/ Wielka Brytania
The impact of blueberry cultivation development in the southern hemisphere on the European market
1:05 PM - 1:30 PM
dr Zbigniew Jóźwiak
Instytut Ogrodnictwa w Skierniewicach - Państwowy Instytut Badawczy/ Polska
Blueberry storage facilities – from design to implementation
1:30 PM - 1:50 PM
Discussion and questions
1:50 PM - 2:30 PM
Break
2:30 PM - 2:50 PM
Andrea Pergher
Fall Creek Farm & Nursery/ Włochy
Changing trends in consumption related to new varieties
2:50 PM - 3:15 PM
Maciej Dolata
INSPIRE smarter branding
What are we doing in Poland to maintain the growing demand for blueberries?
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Dr. Bernadine C. Strik
Oregon State University/ USA
The physiology of flower bud formation – ways to maximize potential yield
3:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Cort Brazelton
International Blueberry Orgnization/ USA
Current data on the world blueberry production. What will the future bring in the time of Covid-19?
4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Discussion and questions