Twilight Meeting for Small Fruits, Tree Fruits,
Vegetables & Flowers
Place: Stoneridge Farm, Bradford, NH
Date: June 16, 2005
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This Twilight Meeting will review production, pest management and marketing options and strategies for small fruit, tree fruit, vegetable and flower growers.
Stoneridge Farm, the host of this meeting, is a family-run operation specializing in certified organic flowers, small fruits and vegetables. The farm also includes a newly established apple orchard and produces certified organic maple syrup. To learn more about Stoneridge Farm visit their website at: www.stoneridgeorganics.com
Topics and Speakers
- Introduction and Overview of Stoneridge Farm
- Managing Trouble Insect Pests and Pests on Diversified Farms
- Organic Disease Management Strategies for Vegetables and Small Fruits
- Organic Fertility Management & Cover Cropping
This Twilight Meeting is rain or shine, so please dress weather appropriate.
- Doug Troy, Stoneridge Farm owner
- Becky Grube, UNHCE Sustainable Horticulture Specialist
- George Hamilton, UNHCE Tree Fruit Specialist
- Alan Eaton, UNHCE Fruit Entomology Specialist & I.P.M. Coordinator
- Cheryl Smith, UNHCE Plant Health Specialist
- Sadie Puglisi, Merrimack County Cooperative Extension Ag Educator
DIRECTIONS TO STONERIDGE FARM:
From the junction of routes 103 and 114 in Bradford, proceed west on route 103 to your first left on Center Rd, cross the covered bridge and proceed 1.5 miles to Cressy Rd. Turn right on Cressy Rd and farm is on the right.
From route 89 use exit 9 for route 103 and go west 7 miles to your first light, proceed west on route 103 to your first left on Center Rd. Please follow underlined directions above.
For more information on this workshop, please contact Sadie Puglisi at 225-5505 Ext 323.
Two (2) NH pesticide license recertification credits will be offered. You must sign in by 5:00 pm to receive pesticide credits!
The UNH Cooperative Extension programs and policies are consistent with pertinent Federal and State laws and regulations on non-discrimination regarding age, color, handicap, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status. University of New Hampshire, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture and N.H. counties cooperating,“Helping You Put Knowledge and Research to Work.”
UNHCE Ag Resource Educator
UNHCE Sustainable Horticulture Specialist
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