New England Vegetable and Berry Growers' Association
All Day Meeting
Friday, January 5, 2007
Days Inn 450 Memorial Drive, Chicopee, MA
(next to Mass Pike Exit 5)
9:30  Registration. $10.00. There is no registration fee for members of NEV&BGA

10:00  Pest Management Update; What’s New In Materials and Methods: Weeds.

Rich Bonanno, University of Massachusetts;
Diseases, Bess Dicklow, University of Massachusetts

11:00  Prospects for using Growth Regulators to Improve Strawberry Root Health.

Richard Cowles, Connecticut Experiment Station. This is a report on a research project funded by NEV&BGA

11:30  Questions and Answers.

This is a time for you to ask questions to be answered by Extension staff and your fellow growers.
There will a list of questions you can use or ask your own.

NOON:  Lunch. Lunch is $16.00. To order lunch contact the Secretary by December 30, 2006.

Call (413)665-3501or email howell@umext.umass.edu. (Look for confirmation)
If you order lunch and cannot attend, please call to cancel. We will have to bill you for unpaid meals.

1:00   Small and Medium Sized Implements and Equipment.

Howard Boyden, OESCO, Conway, MA

2:00  Business meeting

2:05  New Materials and Biocontrols for Insect Management in Sweet Corn.

Ruth Hazzard, UMass Extension.This research was supported by the New England Vegetable and Berry Growers’Assn.,
with a grant from the US EPA

2:45  More questions and answers

Note: There will be 2 hours of credit toward pesticide


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