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CT Vegetable & Small Fruit Growers’ Conference

Monday, January 11, 2016
8:00am – 3:00pm

Maneely's in South Windsor

PROGRAM: Morning Moderator – Mary Concklin, UConn Extension 8:55 Welcome – Jatinder Aulakh, CT Ag Experiment Station, Weed Scientist 9:00 How to Comply with Labor Laws and Survive a U.S. Department of Labor Investigation – Investigators Heather Callahan and Nelcy Agudelo, US DOL 9:45 Announcements: Brian Hurlbert, USDA FSA; Steve Reviczky, CT DOA; Diane Hirsch, UConn Extension 10:15 Break (Trade Show/Coffee & Tea) 10:45 Heat Treating Seeds for Disease Management – Meg McGrath, Cornell LIRL 11:15 Effects of Environmental Extremes on Crop Physiology – Chris Wein, Cornell U. Emeritus 12:00- 1:00 Lunch Break/Trade Show (Lunch – must pre-register to be guaranteed a lunch) Afternoon moderator – James LaMondia, CAES 1:00 Meeting the Challenge of Weed Management in Berries – Nate Nourse, Nourse Farms, South Deer-field, MA 1:30 Irrigating Vegetables and Small Fruit Crops– Trevor Hardy, Brookdale Fruit Farm, Hollis, NH 2:00 - 2:15 Break 2:15 How to Grow for a CSA – Bruce Gresczyk, Jr., Gresczyk Farms, New Hartford, CT 2:45 Are you Ready for the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug? - Mary Concklin, UConn Extension 3:15 Re-certification Credits: 3.5 hours


Extension (primary), College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, Office of Public Engagement, UConn Master Calendar

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