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Coming Right Up!
2017 New England Vegetable & Fruit Conference,
Manchester NH Dec 12-14, 2017

Registration is open now


FIVE HUNDRED and NINETY-FIFTH MEETING

The New England Vegetable and Berry Growers’ Association
and the New England Cooperative Extension present an
ALL-DAY MEETING

Friday, January 5, 2018
HADLEY FARMS MEETING HOUSE
41 Russell Street, Hadley, MA 01035

To register, please RSVP to 978-423-6694 or secretary@nevbga.org by December 30
or visit our Eventbrite page: goo.gl/Lyidaq

PROGRAM
9:00Registration
9:30Downy mildew and phytophthora update: Angie Madeiras UMass Plant Diagnostics Lab
10:15Grower Roundtable: Pick Your Own crowd management, pricing, theft, the good, the bad and the ugly
11:00Crop Insurance Update: Tom Smiarowski & Paul Russell, University of Massachusetts Extension Risk Management/Crop Insurance Education
11:30Land For Good: Jason Silverman Massachusetts Field Agent
NoonLunch buffet, $20. To reserve a lunch, please contact the Secretary, Chris Grant at (978) 423-6694 or secretary@nevbga.org.
If you order lunch and cannot attend, please call to cancel. We will have to bill you for unpaid meals.
1:00 Tick borne diseases facts & fiction: Dr. Thomas Mather "The tick guy from URI"
1:45Choosing the right strawberry and raspberry varieties for your market: Nate Nourse, Nate Nourse Consulting
2:30Spotted Wing Drosophila Update: Mary Concklin Associate Extension Educator-Fruit Production and IPM University of Connecticut
3:30Adjourn

*3 pesticide recertification credits have been approved for this meeting*
Commercial members are welcome to put up table-top displays.
Co-sponsored by the UMass Extension Risk Management/Crop Insurance Education Program


Save the date

FIVE HUNDRED and NINETY-SIXTH MEETING

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Hudson Elks, Hudson, MA

Program To Be Announced



 
 

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Last update 2017 December 03