University of Vermont Extension
GREENHOUSE TOMATO SCHOOL
March 14, 2007
Sponsored in part by USDA Risk Management Agency
DoubleTree Hotel, Burlington, Vermont
From I-89 take Exit 14E onto Route 2 East. Go straight through traffic light, the hotel is approximately 1/10 of a mile on the right.
Overnight room rate is $93. Call 802-658-0250.
8:30 Registration and Coffee
9:00 Update on greenhouse tomato production practices in Quebec - Andre Carrier, Horticulture Specialist, Quebec Ministry of Agriculture
10:45 Best management practices for biocontrol of greenhouse tomato pests - Les Shipp, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
11:30 Grafting tomatoes, hands-on session - Experienced grafters mentor beginners with live plants (provided).
12:00 Lunch – included in registration fee
1:00 Greenhouse tomato diseases and their management - Ann Hazelrigg, University of Vermont Extension
1:45 Bees, a new way to deliver microbes for pest control and disease suppression - Les Shipp, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
2:15 Grower Panel - innovative greenhouse practices
Skip Paul, Wishingstone Farm, Little Compton RI
Mike Collins, Old Athens Farm, Westminster VT
Dave Colson, New Leaf Farm, Durham, ME
3:00 Questions, answers, discussion
This meeting is worth 4 Credits for Private Applicators and Commercial applicators in categories 1A and 10.
$30 pre-registration per person includes lunch. Pre-registrations must be received by March 12. At-the-door registration will be $40 per person.
Send check to ‘UVM Extension’ c/o Vern Grubinger, 11 University Way, Brattleboro VT 05301-3669.
For more info 802-257-7967 ext. 13, or firstname.lastname@example.org
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