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UMass Extension Vegetable Program Research Tour and Round Table

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Event date/time: 
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Event location: 
UMass Crop and Animal Research and Education Farm


This event was originally scheduled for Tuesday 8/14 but has been postponed to Thursday, August 16 due to rain.


Featuring presentations on the following research topics:

  • Cucurbit downy mildew resistance in cucumbers - Sue Scheufele
  • Pollinator protection in butternut squash - Sue Scheufele
  • Mulches for flea beetle control in brassicas - Sue Scheufele
  • Natural predators of cabbage aphid - Sue Scheufele
  • Corn genetics - Madelaine Bartlett
  • Organic fertilizer effect on yield, soil nitrate leaching, and nitrate content in lettuce varieties - Omid Zandvakili
  • Fusarium wilt of basil - Kelly Allen
  • Bee size and disease transmission - Lynn Adler
  • State incentives for solar photovoltaic arrays on farms - Zara Dowling & River Strong

Research presentations will be followed by dinner and a roundtable discussion.

1.5 pesticide credits are available for this event.

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Contact's name: 
Genevieve Higgins
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Contact's email: 
89 River Rd
South Deerfield, MA 01373
89 River Rd South Deerfield MA