Twilight Vegetable Meeting

Free evening meeting that will cover current insect and disease issues, pesticide interactions, and also provide pesticide credits.
Twilight Vegetable Meeting - Workshops
Language: English
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Description

When: July 17, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Where: Amos Martin Farm
698 Troxelville Rd.
Middleburg, Pennsylvania 17842

Credits Offered:
Core Credits
1 credits

03 Vegetable Crops
3 credits

Location:

698 Troxelville Rd., Middleburg, PA
Amos and Judith Martin farm 35 acres and raise poultry. They grow nine acres of produce which includes 6 acres of pumpkins, 2 acres of cantaloupe, 0.5 acres of watermelons and 0.5 acres of peppers and tomatoes. All of their produce is marketed through the Buffalo Valley Produce Auction.

Directions

  • From Mifflinburg take Route 104 south to Penn’s Creek. Turn right onto Troxelville Road. The farm is about 3/4 mile on your right.
  • From Middleburg take 104 north to Penn’s Creek. Turn left onto Troxelville Road. The farm is about 3/4 mile on your right.

Sponsored by:

  • Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association (PVGA)
  • Buffalo Valley Produce Auction
  • Snyder County Produce Auction
  • Penn State Extension

Agenda

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

6:00 pm

Vegetable insect pest in-season update

Dr. Shelby Fleischer, Entomologist, Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences

6:30 pm

Update on current vegetable disease management in Central PA

Dr. Beth Gugino, Plant Pathologist, Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences

7:30 pm

Avoiding problems caused by pesticide interactions

John Esslinger, Extension Educator

8:00 pm

Award pesticide credits, refreshments, and adjourn

Instructors

Vegetables Fruit Greenhouse

More by John Esslinger 

Insect population dynamics IPM

More by Shelby Fleischer, Ph.D. 

Integrated vegetable disease management Plant pathogen diagnosis Disease monitoring and forecasting Sustainable crop production

More by Beth K. Gugino, Ph.D. 

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