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2021 Cranberry Pesticide Safety Meeting

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Event date/time: 
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 8:00am to 11:00am
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 8:00am to 11:00am
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The 2021 UMass Cranberry Pesticide Safety Meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, April 27th and Wednesday, April 28th via Zoom from 7:30-11 AM (8:00 -10:00AM for credit) both days (2 contact hours for each).

DAY ONE:        Tuesday, April 27, 2021   

7:30 Check in ONLINE, bog updates? 

8:00 MDAR, WPS, and Safety Review – Marty Sylvia 

8:30 An Herbicide Review! - Katie Ghantous 

9:00 Cranberry Fungicide Options: A Review – Leela Uppala  

9:30 Tank Mixing and Adjuvants – Mike Utley, Nutrien/Hilary Sandler  

10:00 Stretch Break 

10:10 Station Construction Update – Hilary Sandler  

10:30 Cost and Benefits of Renovation – Casey Kennedy 

 DAY TWO:       Wednesday, April 28, 2021  

7:30 Check in ONLINE, bog updates? 

8:00 Managing New and Difficult Weeds – Hilary Sandler 

8:20 Sprayer Calibration - George Hamilton, UNH  

8:50 Aquatic Weed ID and Management - Lyn Gettys, University of Florida/IFAS

9:15 Getting ready for Spring Sweeping – Anne Averill   

9:40 The New Problems Ruining Our Day (bugs)! – Marty Sylvia  

10:00 Stretch Break 

10:10 Tensiometers and Irrigation – Cody Jones, Hortau  

10:30 Fertilizer and Frost - Peter Jeranyama 

10:45 Fruit Quality for 2021– Giverson Mupambi 

*Please note: payment must be received before mailing proof of credits.

Meeting Payment Form

$20/each day, or discount $30 for both days
How to Participate: 

You will need to register online for each with your email, and you will need to answer poll questions during the 8:00-10:00 AM sessions to be awarded pesticide credits*. Payment will be processed separately. To attend see “Meeting Payment Form" above.

Registration Deadline: 
Friday, April 23, 2021 (All day)
Contact's name: 
Robyn Hardy
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