The Jefferson County Cooperative Extension Service and the UAPB Horticulture Department, along with the Master Gardeners of Jefferson County, will host a small fruit grapes, muscadines, blackberries, and blueberries pruning demonstration at 9:30 a.m. March 1 at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff 1890 Extension Complex Building.

The Jefferson County Cooperative Extension Service and the UAPB Horticulture Department, along with the Master Gardeners of Jefferson County, will host a small fruit grapes, muscadines, blackberries, and blueberries pruning demonstration at 9:30 a.m. March 1 at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff 1890 Extension Complex Building.

The workshop will be conducted by Anthony Whittington, county Extension agent-agriculture, and Obadiah Njue, UAPB-Extension Specialist III, horticulture.

Registration will be from 9:15 to 9:30 a.m. Participants should bring their personal pruning equipment/tools.

In the event of rain, the demonstration will be held at 9:30 a.m. March 2.

Participants will meet at the 1890 Extension Complex building at UAPB. This complex is located near the UAPB farm. Participants should turn onto Oliver Road (beside the football stadium off of University Avenue) then to the three-way traffic sign and turn into the parking lot to the left at the 1890 Extension building.

This workshop is free and open to the public. Participants interested in attending the small fruit pruning workshop should call the Jefferson County Cooperative Extension Service office at 870-534-1033 to pre-register.

This activity is open to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (large print, audiotapes, etc.) should notify the county Extension office as soon as possible prior to the activity.