8:00 Registration, Trade Show, Refreshments
9:00 President’s Remarks - Hank Bissell, Lewis Creek Farm, Starksboro
9:15 A Visit to ‘Pete’s Greens’ Farm - Pete Johnson, Pete’s Greens, Greensboro
10:00 Agricultural Education on Your Farm, Made Easy - Scout Proft, Someday Farm, Dorset and Suzanne Young
11:00 Grower Round Table* 1: Greenhouse Tomatoes - Mike Collins, Old Athens Farm, Putney
Grower Round Table 2: Sweet Corn - Will Stevens, Golden Russett Farm, Shoreham
12:15 Luncheon and Trade Show
1:30 Business Meeting: Election of Officers, Public Relations, etc.
1:45 Crop Insurance for Diversified Agriculture: the AGR program - Colleen Kisselburgh, Arthur Carroll Insurance Agency
2:15 Grower Roundtable 4: Bedding Plants - Greg Berger, Spring Ledge Farm, New London NH
Grower Roundtable 3: Strawberries - Jake Guest, Killdeer Farm, Norwich
* Roundtables will kick off with a 15-minute grower presentation then an open discussion about crop production, pest management, varieties, marketing, etc.
PRE-REGISTRATIONS - Must be received by Feb 7-- Add $5 for at-the-door
$20 for Members, $30 for Non-Members, including lunch
$10 for Members, $20 for Non-Members, without lunch
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
One pesticide applicator recertification credit in private or commercial categories 1a and 10 will be awarded for attendance at this meeting.
For additional information or to request special accommodations, contact
University of Vermont Extension, (802) 257-7967 (ext. 13) or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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