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Annual Vegetable and Small Fruit Growers Conference

We are pleased to announce that our annual Vegetable & Small Fruit Growers’ Conference will be held at the UConn Storrs Campus on January 9, 2024. For details, please see the registration information and agenda below.

Register online ats.uconn.edu/ctvfcregistration

To pay by check visits.uconn.edu/ctvfconference or email tolland@uconn.edu

Trade Show Exhibitor Registrations.uconn.edu/ctvfctradeshow

For any further questions email tolland@uconn.edu or call 860 875-3331

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information on how to register as a participant and trade show


Heat Kills! Problems and Solutions from our EDEN Team

man that is overheated wiping his head with a towel

We are in a period of extreme heat and heat kills! Our Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN) team shares problems and solutions for dealing with extreme heat.

The Problem: Know the Signs

Profuse sweating



The Solution: Take Action

Seek shade (outside) or air conditioning (inside)

Drink fluids (water is ideal)


Learn more at https://eden.uconn.edu/shelter-from-storm/.

This work is supported by Smith-Lever Special Needs Competitive Grants Program 2019- 41210-30065/1020290 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.