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 firstname.lastname@example.org. (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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