UConn Extension is sponsoring, Growing Container-Grown Greenhouse Vegetables on Dec 16, 2014 at the Litchfield County Extension Center, 843 University Drive, Torrington, CT.
The speakers featured at this educational program include:
9:30 – 10:30 Growing Greenhouse Tomatoes and Cucumbers in Soiless Media
Richard McAvoy, Professor of Horticulture, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
10:30 – 10:45 Break
10:45–11:45 Growing Bench Top Salad Greens
Brian Krug, Extension Specialist, Greenhouse & Floriculture, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
11:45-12:45 Diseases of Greenhouse Vegetables
Yonghao Li, Plant Pathologist, CT Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven, CT
1:30–2:30 How Connecticut Grown Labeling Catches Customer Attention & Impacts Decision Making
Ben Campbell, Assistant Professor and Extension Economist, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
2:30–3:00 Food Safety for Greenhouse Vegetables
Diane Wright Hirsch, MPH, RD, UConn Extension Educator, University of Connecticut Cooperative Extension, New Haven, CT
3:00 – 4:00 Grower To Grower Panel
Ben March, March Farms, Bethlehem, CT and Bruce Gresczyk Jr., Gresczyk Farms, New Hartford, CT
4.75 Pesticide Recertification Credits have been approved for private applicators
A registration fee of $25 is due by December 8th payable by check only to the University of Connecticut. Included in the cost of admission: coffee, lunch and informational handouts.
4.75 pesticide recertification credits will be offered for attendees in CT, RI, MA, ME, NH, and VT.
For more information contact: Leanne Pundt at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 860-626-6855 or visit the website: http://ipm.uconn.edu or Click here for the registration form.