Strawberry Twilight Tour & BBQ


4:30 pm – Registration at research farm (Biological Applied Research, Inc. 5451 Lindsey Rd, Elm City, NC 27822)
5:00 pm – Introductions and Welcoming Remarks
5:15 pm – Tour Research Plots of New Lassen Strawberry Varieties– Lucia, Ruby June, Scarlet and Sweet Ann
6:00 pm – BBQ DINNER
7:00 pm – Adjourn

Program highlights:
  • Lassen Canyon Nursery, Redding, CA, is evaluating the adaptability of their four new varieties under NC growing conditions in several locations, including the research farm of James Driver in Elm City (Biological Applied Research, Inc.).
  • Growers, agents, agronomists and industry members are invited to join the Lassen Canyon Strawberry Breeders, Jim Bagdasarian and Nick Pinkerton for a Strawberry Twilight Tour of their FOUR new strawberry varieties: Lucia, Ruby June, Sweet Ann, and Scarlet, and enjoy a BBQ.
  • Several other newer varieties from the University of California can also be seen in this trial, including Albion, Merced, San Andreas and the recently released day-neutral, Cabrillo.
  • The Lassen variety Sweet Ann, is also being trailed under a low tunnel treatment for rain protection.

Please RSVP by Friday APRIL 22 to Cortney Driver (you can call, send text, or email)
Cell and text number:  919-390-8190