NEW ENGLAND VEGETABLE AND BERRY GROWER MEETING
JANUARY 7, 2005, CHICOPEE MA

Sponsored by New England Vegetable and Berry Growers’ Association
and New England States Cooperative Extension
Park Inn at the Parwick Centre, 450 Memorial Drive, Chicopee, MA. (Next to Exit 5 off I-90)

Registration: $10.00. Registration fee is waived for members of New England Vegetable and Berry Growers Assn.

10:00   How To Choose the Best Pesticide; Meg Mc Grath, Cornell University, Riverhead, NY

10:30   New Seed Treatments; Gaucho, Bioyield, Alan Taylor, NYAES, Geneva, NY

11:15   Managing Cucurbit Diseases; Meg McGrath, Cornell University

11:50   Report on the Northeast Vegetable IPM Working Group, Ruth Hazzard, UMass

12:00   Lunch. Reservations are required.
Contact the Secretary, John Howell at 413-259-1203 or email to: howell@umext.umass.edu
Reservations must be RECEIVED by January 2, 2005 so meals can be ordered on time.

1:10   Business meeting

1:15   Culinary Herbs: What CustomersAre Looking For–Lynn Hartman, Barre, MA

1:45-3:15   Results Of the Pesticide Use Survey Conducted by NEV&BGA, Rich Bonanno

Herbicide Update–Rich Bonanno, UMass

Fungicide/Bactericide Update–RobWick,

UMass Insecticide Update–Ruth Hazzard, UMass

NOTE: You will receive 4 hours of credit toward pesticide recertification in any New England state by attending this meeting.

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