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2021 UMass Cranberry Management Update Meetings

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Event date/time: 
Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 7:30am to 11:00am
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 7:30am to 11:00am
Event Type: 

2021 UMass Cranberry Management Update meeting will be held as two morning Zoom sessions on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 and Wednesday, January 27, 2021 both from 7:30-11:00 AM.  You will need to register online for each, and you will need to answer poll questions during the 8:00-10:00 AM sessions to be awarded pesticide credits.  Payment will process separately - Cost is $20/each day, or $30 for both days.

Preliminary Agenda

DAY ONE:        Tuesday, January 26, 2021, 7:30-11:00 AM (2 credits, $20)

7:30     Online check in starts  

8:00     What’s New? And Dodder and Kerb Updates – Hilary Sandler, Director 

8:30     Pesticide and MDAR Updates – Marty Sylvia  

9:00     Changing Trends in Insect Problems – Anne Averill 

9:30     Optimizing Fruit Rot Management – Leela Uppala 

----quick 5-minute stretch break---- 

10:05   PGR’s – Fruit Color – Giverson Mupambi 

10:20   Frost, Irrigation and Nitrogen Fertilizer – Peter Jeranyama 

10:40   Water Quality and Tile Drainage – David Millar, UMass/USDA 

10:50   Costs and Benefits of Renovation – Casey Kennedy, UMass/USDA 


 DAY TWO:      Wednesday, January 27, 2021, 7:30-11:00 AM (2 credits, $20)

                         7:30     Online check in starts  

8:00     Herbicide Research Update - Katie Ghantous 

8:30     Weevil Problems and Scale Problems in 2020 - Marty Sylvia 

9:00     Evaluation of Novel Fungicides - Leela Uppala  

9:30     New Pest – Spotted Lanternfly – Tawny Simisky, UMass Extension 

----quick 5-minute stretch break---- 

10:05   Cold Hardiness of Cranberry Buds – Amaya Atucha, UWI, Horticulture 

10:20   Root Growth Dynamics in Cranberry – Amaya Atucha – UWI, Horticulture 

10:50   PGR’s – Fruit Set, New Project – Evaluate New Hybrids – Giverson Mupambi

$20/each day, or $30 for both days. Checks only
How to Participate: 

Please complete a registration form found in our current newsletter and mail payment to: UMass Cranberry Station, 1 State Bog Road, East Wareham, MA 02538. Once your payment is recieved, a confirmation email will be sent with a link to register online.  All meeting attendees MUST pay to register whether recieving credits or not.

Registration Deadline: 
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 5:00pm
Contact's name: 
Robyn Hardy
Contact's email: 
Contact's phone on day of event: 
508-292-2212 x10
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