Ultra-Niche Crops: PYO Blueberries

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Date: 2/22/2018
Time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Rutgers EcoComplex, Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County, Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Somerset County
Bordentown, Bridgewater, and Cape May Court House, NJ
Speaker: Gary Pavlis, Rutgers Cooperative Extension; Tim Haines, Haines Berry Farm.
Description: Rutgers Cooperative Extension is continuing its Ultra-Niche Crop Series with the upcoming workshop “PYO Blueberries.” This workshop is the tenth class in the Ultra-Niche educational series for farmers seeking new crop opportunities.

In this session, farmers will learn how to grow, market and sell PYO Blueberries and how to make practical decisions on marketing and crop production.

The workshop will feature a 20-minute “Virtual Field Trip” video on the production and marketing of blueberries as well as a speakers’ panel that includes the blueberry farmer.

The workshop is being held in three locations simulatenously across the state.

For more information visit our website https://njaes.rutgers.edu/ultra-niche-crops/.


Sponsor(s): USDA-NIFA
Contact: Jenny Carleo, 609-465-5115
More Info: https://njaes.rutgers.edu/ultra-niche-crops/.


  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences