VERMONT VEGETABLE AND BERRY GROWERS ASSOCIATION
ANNUAL MEETING: TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2002
Holiday Inn, Rutland Vermont, just north of the intersection of Routes 7 and 4 west
8:30 Registration, Trade Show, Refreshments

9:00 Vice-President’s Remarks:  David Marchant, River Berry Farm, Fairfax

9:15 Heirloom Tomato Variety Trials:  Buddy Tignor, UVM Plant and Soil Science Dept.

9:45 Grower Experiences Transplanting Sweet Corn
      Jon Satz, Wood’s Market Garden, Brandon
      Bob Pomykala, Pomykala Farm, Grand Isle

10:15 Break

10:45 Effect of Compost on Yield and Water Use by Potatoes:  Nathaniel Sands, UVM Plant and Soil Science Dept.

11:15 Small-Scale Organic Production of Strawberries, Raspberries and Currants:  Eugenie Doyle, The Last Resort, Bristol

11:45 Business Meeting: Election of Officers

12:00 Luncheon and Trade Show

1:30 Vegetable Bedding Plant Varieties, Production, and IPM:  Andy Knafel, Clear Brook Farm, Shaftsbury

2:00 Grower Experiences with Strawberry Plasticulture and Drip Irrigation
          Dave Marchant, River Berry Farm, Fairfax
          Dave Pierson, Pierson Farm, Bradford

2 Recertification credits will be available for pesticide applicators attending this meeting.
PRE-REGISTRATIONS - MUST BE RECEIVED BY FEBRUARY 15
$20 for Members, $30 for Non-Members, including lunch
$10 for Members, $20 for Non-Members, without lunch
Add $5 for at-the-door registrations.

Membership dues for 2002 are $32.
Benefits include: A 2002-2003 Vegetable or Small Fruit Management Guide, a subscription to the Agriview newsletter
which contains the Vermont Vegetable and Berry News and a subscription to American Vegetable or American Fruit Grower magazine.
Mail your check to: VV&BGA, c/o Doug Johnstone, 677 Skitchewaug Trail, Springfield, VT 05156

For additional information or to request special accommodations, contact Vern Grubinger,
University of Vermont Extension, (802) 257-7967 (ext. 13) or E-mail: vernon.grubinger@uvm.edu