Centennial Celebration & Field Day

Join the Fruit Research & Extension Center for a Centennial Celebration & Field Day!

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Centennial Celebration & Field Day - Workshops
Language: English
$20.00

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Description

When: Tue., Jul. 10, 2018
(10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

Where: Penn State Fruit Research & Extension Center
290 University Dr.
Biglerville, Pennsylvania 17307

registration deadline: July 3, 2018
11:59 p.m.

The Fruit Research & Extension Center (FREC) is holding a Centennial Celebration & Field Day celebrating the 100-year history of developing scientific information for the benefit of the fruit industry throughout Pennsylvania.

Agenda Note

Sessions in Track A will be duplicated in Track B, but offered in a different order.

Agenda

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

* General Agenda *

10:00 am Registration

10:30 am Opening Ceremony / Welcome

11:30 am Poster Displays / Tour Laboratories

12:00 pm Lunch (provided) - Chicken BBQ

01:15 pm Information Sessions Sessions in Track A will be duplicated in Track B, but offered in a different order.

Track A

01:15 pm Blossom Thinning with Lime Sulfur & the Pollen Tube Growth Model Also includes Artificial Spur Extinction

01:45 pm Engineering in Orchard Management for Tall Spindle Apple Trees

02:05 pm Influence of Rootstocks on Tree Nutrient Content

02:25 pm Walk to Horticulture Orchards (S. of Musslman Bldg.)

02:40 pm Targeting Bitter Rot Infection Periods with Effective Fungicides Also includes Integration of Alternative and Conventional Treatments to Manage Tree Fruit Diseases

03:00 pm New Alternative Tools to Manage Insect Pests of Fruit Also includes Biological Control of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

03:30 pm Impact of Orchard Pesticides on Pollinators through Ingestion Also includes Integrated Pest & Pollinator Management (IPPM) in Apple Orchards

Track B

01:15 pm Targeting Bitter Rot Infection Periods with Effective Fungicides Also includes Integration of Alternative and Conventional Treatments to Manage Tree Fruit Diseases

01:45 pm New Alternative Tools to Manage Insect Pests of Fruit Also includes Biological Control of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

02:05 pm Impact of Orchard Pesticides on Pollinators through Ingestion Also includes Integrated Pest & Pollinator Management (IPPM) in Apple Orchards

02:25 pm Walk to Horticulture Orchards (N. of University Drive)

02:40 pm Blossom Thinning with Lime Sulfur & the Pollen Tube Growth Model Also includes Artificial Spur Extinction

03:00 pm Engineering in Orchard Management for Tall Spindle Apple Trees

03:30 pm Influence of Rootstocks on Tree Nutrient Content

Instructors

Insect plant interactions Integrated pest management Biological control Tree fruit insect pests Insects rearing Laboratory and field bioassays Invasive insect pests Pesticide resistance

More by Grzegorz (Greg) Krawczyk, Ph.D. 

Tree fruit production Orchard management systems Crop load management of tree fruit Fruit tree pruning and training

More by James Schupp, Ph.D. 

Deciduous Tree Fruit Production Tree Fruit Rootstocks Pruning and Training Tree Fruit Apple Varieties Tree fruit nutrition Asian pear varieties Impact of climate change on tree fruit production

More by Robert Crassweller, Ph.D. 

Apple and pear diseases Peach, cherry, other stone fruit diseases Tree fruit disease management

More by Kari A. Peter, Ph.D. 

Mechanization and Automation for Specialty Crops Robotic Solutions for Agricultural Applications Precision Agriculture Electro-Hydraulic Control System

More by Long He, Ph.D. 

Christopher Baugher

Russell Redding

Nicholas Jones

Gary Thompson

Dana Choi

Phillip Martin

Hillary Peterson

Ngoc Phan

Rebecca Wiepz

Reviews

Look forward to this every time!

I drive from Warren county because this is totally worth it. All the right people in the right place sharing good science and doing their best to help growers grow better fruit. It would be a shame if you missed it, I'm just say'n.
Review by Neighbor Al / (POSTED ON 6/15/2018)

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