University of Vermont Extension


April 6, 2005

Hampton Inn, Burlington/Colchester, Vermont
located just east of Exit 16 off I-89. Room rate is $89
(802) 655-6177 or

8:30     Registration and Coffee

9:00   What’s New in Quebec with Greenhouse Tomatoes: research, pests, varieties
           Andre Carrier –Horticulture Specialist, Quebec Ministry of Agriculture

10:00   Grafting Tomatoes on the Farm

           Side-grafting – Mike Collins, Old Athens Farm
           Top-grafting – David Marchant, River Berry Farm

10:30  Break

10:45   Greenhouse Tomato Diseases and their Management
            Dr. Tom Zitter, Cornell University

11:30   Organic Greenhouse Tomato Production for Our Retail Market
            Jack Manix, Walker Farm

12:00  Lunch

1:00   Managing Light, Temperature and Nutrients for Maximum Yields
          Dr. Richard McAvoy, University of Connecticut

2:00   Bio-Control of Insect Pests in Tomato Greenhouses
          Carol Glennister, IPM Labs, Locke NY

3:00   Questions, Answers, Discussion

4:00   Adjourn

$30 pre-registration per person includes lunch. Send check by April 2nd, made out to
‘UVM Extension’ to: Vern Grubinger, UVM Extension, 11 University Way, Brattleboro VT 05301-3669.

At-the-door registration will be $40 per person.

Attending this meeting will earn 3 credits for private and commercial applicators in categories 1a and 10.

For more information or to request special accommodations call (802) 257-7967 ext. 13,
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