Flower Trials Field Day
When: Thu., Jul. 26, 2018 (8:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Where: Southeast Agricultural Research and Extension Center
1446 Auction Rd.
Manheim, Pennsylvania 17545
registration deadline: July 20, 2018
Flower Trials Field Day is an annual event to showcase the Penn State Flower Trials network with industry representatives and connect with customers. The Penn State Flower Trials is one of the largest programs of its kind and is celebrating the 85th year of continuous operation.
This year's program includes current information on aphid management, current disease topics, and features Keynote Chris Beytes, editor of Grower Talks magazine.
Those interested in seeing firsthand the newest annual and perennial flowers offered in the spring to garden center and landscape clients!
08:00 am Registration (Coffee & Donuts)
08:30 am Welcome & Opening Remarks
08:45 am Tour of Trial Gardens & Research
11:00 am Water Quality & Pesticide Efficacy
11:30 am Establishment & Longevity Flower Trials Disease Evaluations
12:00 pm Lunch
01:00 pm Acres Online Live!
02:00 pm Update on Aphids: The World's Most Serious Agricultural Pest
02:30 pm Pesticide Storage & Transport
03:00 pm Adjourn