Vegetable Meeting

Commercial vegetable growers are invited to join us for this informative meeting.
Vegetable Meeting - Workshops
Language: English
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Description

When: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019 (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

Where: Newton Ransom Fire Company
1890 Newton Ransom Blvd.
Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania 17815
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registration deadline: January 17, 2019
11:59 p.m.

The Northeast Vegetable Meeting is an all day program in northeast Pennsylvania that is designed specifically for commercial vegetable growers. The meeting focuses on practical management of weed problems and current challenges.

To Be Covered

  • Managing Bacteria in Peppers with Improved Cultivars/ Phytophthora Update
  • Farm Labor 101: Helping Fruit and Vegetable Producers Understand Agricultural Labor Laws
  • Update from the Department of Agriculture
  • Vegetable Disease Management: Surviving a Wet Year
  • Nutrient Management of Vegetable Crops & In-Season Monitoring Tools
  • Sun Safety: Skin Cancer Prevention
  • WPS Respirator Fit Testing

Credit Information

PDA pesticide applicator recertification credits are pending approval.

Agenda

Thursday, January 24, 2019

09:00 am WPS Respirator Fit Test

09:30 am Update from PDA

10:00 am PVGA Member

10:15 am Break

10:30 am Managing Bacteria in Peppers with Improved Cultivars / Phytophthora Update

11:00 am Farm Labor 101: Helping Fruit and Vegetable Producers Understand Agricultural Labor Laws

12:00 pm Lunch (provided)

01:00 pm Vegetable Disease Management: Surviving a Wet Year

01:50 pm Nutrient Management of Vegetable Crops & In-Season Monitoring Tools

02:20 pm Sun Safety: Skin Cancer Prevention

02:50 pm Evaluation and Adjourn

Instructors

Horticulture
Vegetables Fruit Greenhouse

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Stephanie Earl

Beth Gugino

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Chris Santore

Francesco Di Gioia

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