There is a $20 registration fee, which is waived for members of NEV&BGA.
Lunch buffet is an additional $20.
9:00 New England Vegetable Management Guide update- Lisa McKeag UMass Extension Vegetable Program
9:45 New England Small Fruit Management Guide- Sonia Schloemann Umass Extension Fruit Program
10:00 Biopesticides- Anissa Poleatewich, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Plant Pathology and Host-Microbe Interactions University of New Hampshire
10:45 Weed Control Methods Between Plastic- Grower Panel
11:30 Crop Insurance Update – Tom Smiarowski & Paul Russell, University of Massachusetts Extension Risk Management/Crop Insurance Education
Noon Lunch buffet, $20. To reserve a lunch, please contact the Secretary, Chris Grant at (978) 423-6694 or firstname.lastname@example.org. If you order lunch and cannot attend, please call to cancel. We will have to bill you for unpaid meals.
1:00 NEVBGA Business Meeting & Elections
1:30 2017, Melon, Butternut Squash, Sweet Corn and Strawberry Evaluations - David Handley UMaine
2:15 Incorporating hydroponics into your vegetable operation - Chris Grant, Grant Family Farm
2:45 Soil & Tissue Sampling: What to do with results - Jim Mussoni, Mussoni IPM
3:30 Boston Area Gleaners
Commercial members are welcome to put up table-top displays.
**This meeting has been approved for 3 pesticide recertification credits**
Co-sponsored by the UMass Extension Risk Management/Crop Insurance Education Program