ALL DAY MEETING
Saturday, February 3, 2007
EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS EXTENSION CENTER
240 Beaver St., Waltham MA
9:30 AM Registration. $10.00. There is no registration fee for members of NEV&BGA
10:00 Phytophthora Update– Rob Wick , University of Massachusetts
10:40 On Farm Trials of New Perimeter Trap Crops for Butternut Squash.
Ruth Hazzard and Lynne Adler.
This research was supported by the New England Vegetable and Berry Growers’ Association
11:10 Cost Effective Spray Programs for Pumpkins and Winter Squash.
Rob Wick, Ruth hazzard and Rich Bonanno, University of Massachusetts
11:40 Research on Using Vinegar As An Herbicide.
Glenn Evans, Cornell University
NOON: Lunch. Lunch is $16.00. To order lunch contact the Secretary by December January 27, 2006.
Call (413)665-3501 or 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 PM Business Meeting and Election
1:20 Organic Production:
History of Organic Production – Joseph Heckman, Rutgers University
Demand for Organic Produce
Grower Panel–Skip Paul, Little Compton, RI and Doug Coldwell, Whately, MA
Soil Fertility Joseph – Heckman, Rutgers University
Becoming Certified – Don Franczyk
NOTE: There will be 2 hours of credit toward Pesticide Recertification
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