[nafex] FW: New Ribes List Serves Available

Lon J. Rombough lonrom at hevanet.com
Thu Sep 27 09:11:37 EDT 2001

From: Steven McKay <sam44 at CORNELL.EDU>
To: Multiple recipients of list SMALLFRUIT <SMALLFRUIT at BOBO.NWS.ORST.EDU>
Subject: New Ribes List Serves Available
Date: Wed, Sep 26, 2001, 1:19 PM

 The following lists are now available, and you may subscribe to as many as
fit your interests. We ask that you keep discussion focused on the industry
sector as described. List administrators will serve as monitors of the
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Description of New Lists and Addresses of List Administrators

List Administrator: Neks at post.tele.dk (Niels Erik Simonsen)

This list targets commercial Ribes growers(gooseberry/currant). The purpose
is to provide a forum for solving production challenges, improving
production, and improving management of the farm business. This
international list is open to all producers and support staff involved in
production of the fruit. Discussion will be related to production and farm
business or marketing issues.

List Administrator: Ribes60 at currants.com (E. F. Mashburn)

The target audience is small scale growers of ribes who will have different
challenges than the commercial grower. Discussion for those Ribes growers
with hobby and small scale interests will be available. Growing, processing,
and selling fresh fruit and processed products is the focus.This
international list is open to all producers and support staff involved in
production of the fruit. Discussion will be related to small scale
production, business or marketing issues.

List Administrator: Hanne.Lindhard at agrsci.dk (Hanne Lindhardt)

The targeted audience for this list is Ribes researchers and extension
workers. The purpose is to provide a forum so that workers involves with
research and development of Ribes can discuss challenges, coordinate efforts
to avoid unnecessary duplication, and address local and international
issues. Cooperation on projects can be facilitated. Discussion can take
place between those involved with research and development in the Ribes

List Administrator: Michael.J.DUNSIRE at sb.com (Michael Dunshire)

The targeted Audience for this list is primary and retail Ribes processors.
The purpose is to provide communication between companies producing primary
product including frozen and dried fruit, or puree and syrup. Also to
include those representatives of companies making finished product for the
retail market. Locating product, discussion about existing supply and demand
 prices, policy and regulations, and new product development, packaging,
etc. are among topics for discussion.

List Administrator: Tuija.tanska at puutarhaliitto.fi (Tuija Tanska)
The target of the list is those folks involved in the marketing of fresh and
processed berry products. The purpose is to develop local and international
strategies for increasing demand for Ribes fruits and products by examining
international regulations and policies, developing marketing strategies and
materials, examining supply and demand issues, and looking for ways to
improve distribution, dealing with issues and challenges related to
marketing as they arise. Provide a discussion format to include all folks
involved with marketing of Ribes crops.

List Administrator: Piers.tippett at farmline.com (Piers Tippett)              
The targeted audience of this list is Ribes propagators, plant patent
owners, and other related nurserymen. Issues and challenges of propagation,
distribution of plants, patents, etc are to be discussed.

List Administrator: anni.honkanen at joonasint.fi (Anni Honkanen)

The targeted audience for this list is those folks who supply equipment,
supplies, and consulting services for the Ribes industry. Needs of
producers, regulations, cooperative projects, and industry issues and
challenges are to be discussed. Grower and processor requests can be part of
the discussion.

List Administrator: sam44 at cornell.edu (Steven McKay)
The target audience of this list is those folks who are serving in
leadership positions of the TIRA organization. Administrative matters
regarding regional, standing committee, and special committee can be
discussed here. The purpose is to work toward development of the Ribes
industry through cooperative projects and discussion.

List Administrator: sam44 at cornell.edu (Steven McKay)
The list is intended for those folks with a special interest in
gooseberries. The group is focused on production of dessert gooseberries on
an international scale. The development process will be the topic of
discussion. Processing gooseberries could also be discussed.

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Thanks for your interest in Ribes and TIRA, and feel free to contact me or
one of the list administrators if you have any difficulties.

Steven A. McKay
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia County
479 Route 66
Hudson, NY 12534
(518) 828-3346; (518) 828-3069 (fax)
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