Each year, the Bartlett's net their 5 acres of Pick-Your-Own
They estimate that the bird netting has saved close to 50% of their crop.
During the meeting, the netting procedure and Bill Bartlett's customized net-application equipment
(a modified corn sprayer) will be demonstrated.
This is a great example of efficient large-scale netting, for those who are considering a small- or larger-scale netting project.
We will also discuss pest and crop management during the meeting.
From Rte 89 North, take exit 9 in Warner. Continue on Rte 11-103 through the Sunapee traffic circle.
After 1.5 miles, turn left onto Bradford Road for another 1.5 miles. The farm is on the right hand side.
From Rte 89 South: take exit 13. Take a right onto Rt 10 South. Follow Rt 10 to Main Street in Newport.
At the traffic light by Irving Oil, take a left onto Maple Street. At the first fork in the road, bear right.
At the second fork in the road, bear left. Bartlett's Blueberry Farm is on the left after approximately 1.5 miles.
With any questions, please contact Seth Wilner at 603-863-9200.
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