Growing Small Fruits Presentation

Iowa State University Extension

Here is your invitation to learn about growing small fruits (strawberries, blueberries, & raspberries) from Patrick OMalley. Examine control methods for insects, weeds and other pests, the value (or not) of soil amendments and cultural practices in their production. Patrick has been an ISUEO Commercial Horticulture Specialist since 1994.

Presentation will be at the Mahaska County Extension office Auditorium Tuesday March 12 at 6:30 pm. This programs is open to the public and there is no cost to attend. Anyone interested in the topic is welcome. Prior registration is NOT required, but appreciated.

Mahaska County Master Gardeners are celebrating their sixteenth year. The local program organized after the county held their first training. The educational volunteer program, sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, provides current, research based, home horticulture information and education to the citizens of Iowa through programs and projects. Master Gardeners receive horticulture training, and volunteer to promote a mission of education and service. The program is open to anyone 18 or older with an interest in gardening and a willingness to use their knowledge, experience and enthusiasm to make a positive impact on their local community.

More information about this and other horticulture events can be found at the ISU Extension and Outreach -Mahaska County Office; 212 North I Street; Oskaloosa Phone 641-673-5841; and or email

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