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Pruning and Training of Berries, Kiwifruit and Grapes

This course series covers a variety of pruning methods and techniques for berries, kiwifruits and grapes.

You can take any of these courses individually or take them all to become a pruning master!

Pruning Course Series

Pruning Blueberry for Growth, Yield and Quality: This course will provide home gardeners and small farmers with information needed to prune blueberry plants from establishment through maturity.

Pruning and Training Grapes: This course will provide home gardeners and small farmers with information needed to prune and train table grapes in common training systems from establishment through maturity.

Pruning and Training Kiwifruit: This course will provide home gardeners and small farmers with information needed to prune and train fuzzy kiwifruit and kiwiberry.

Pruning and Training Raspberries: This course will provide home gardeners and small farmers with information needed to prune red, yellow or black raspberries growing in either a hill system or hedgerow.

Pruning and Training Blackberries: This course will provide home gardeners and small farmers with information needed to prune and train the various types of blackberries grown in North America.

Program Information and Costs

Although there are lessons that may apply more broadly, this course is intended primarily for a North American audience. It will be especially relevant for home gardeners and small farmers.

In these self-paced online courses, you will navigate through several 10–20 minute video lectures. You will have access to the course and the materials for one year after you enroll.

You will also receive a bundle discount if you enroll in multiple courses at the same time:

  • $50 each course - base price
  • $90 total (10% discount, or $45.00 each) if you enroll in two courses
  • $127.50 total (15% discount, or $42.50 each) if you enroll in three courses
  • $160 total (20% discount, or $40.00 each) if you enroll in four courses
  • $187.50 total (25% discount, or $37.50 each) if you enroll in all five courses
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On demand. Start any time.
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Online
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$50 per course

PRUNING AND TRAINING OF BERRIES, KIWIFRUIT AND GRAPES

Pruning Blueberry for Growth, Yield and Quality

On demand. Start any time.

Pruning and Training Grapes

On demand. Start any time.

Pruning and Training Kiwifruit

On demand. Start any time.

Pruning and Training Raspberries

On demand. Start any time.

Pruning and Training Blackberries

On demand. Start any time.

Instructors

Bernadine Strik
Professor of Horticulture and Extension Berry Crops Specialist

Dr. Strik has over 30 years of experience in research, teaching, and educational programs for commercial growers and home gardeners at OSU. Her research areas of focus include whole plant physiology, improving yield and quality, machine harvest efficiency, pruning, optimization of production systems, plant nutrition, and organic production systems in all berry crops. Bernadine belongs to many professional organizations and holds or has held many leadership positions. She has published over 200 scientific papers and many Extension materials and book chapters on berry crop production and physiology. Her educational and research programs are world renowned and she has received many awards for her achievements. Bernadine was elected a Fellow of the American Society for Horticultural Science, their highest honor, in 2007 and in 2014 she received the OSU Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award.

Past Students' Work

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