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2023 UMass Cranberry Management Update

Event date/time: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2023 - 7:30am to 11:00am
Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 7:30am to 11:00am
Event Type: 
$30 per session or $50 for both

DAY ONE:    WEDNESDAY, January 25, 2023, 7:30-11:00 AM (2 credits $30) 

7:30 Online check in starts 

7:40 Zoom Review - Marty Sylvia

7:50 Station Update – Hilary Sandler 

8:00 INSECTS – Anne Averill and Marty Sylvia 

Vaccinium Scale – 2022 Outbreak, Fanfare for Weevil

Low Input Future – What to expect – Leafhopper, Black Bug and more!

8:50 Resistance Management Review – Marty Sylvia and Katie Ghantous

9:15 DISEASES – Data Driven Cranberry Fruit Rot Management - Leela Uppala

5 Minute Stretch Break 

10:05 New Cultivar Evaluation Update – Giverson Mupambi  

10:20 Update on Vaccinium CAP project and Cranberry Breeding Priorities Survey– Amaya Atucha, UWI and Massimi Iorizzo, NCSU

10:50 Climate Change Update – Hilary Sandler 

DAY TWO:   THURSDAY, January 26, 2023, 7:30-11:00 AM (2 credits $30) 

7:30 Online check in starts  

7:40 Practice Polls – Marty Sylvia 

7:50 Virtual Tour of New Station – Hilary Sandler 

8:00 Pesticide and MDAR Updates – Marty Sylvia 

8:15 WEEDS – Hilary Sandler and Katie Ghantous

Poison Ivy, Review the labels – Hilary Sandler

Weed Research and Herbicide Update– Katie Ghantous 

9:00 DRONES as a new application technology 

Giverson – Intro and Use as a Scouting Tool

Dave Millar – Accuracy, Steve Ward – Grower Perspective

5 Minute Stretch Break 

10:05 Irrigation and Nitrogen Fertilizer - Peter Jeranyama 

10:20 Growth Stages and Spring Frost Forecasting - Sandeep Bhatti  

10:30 USDA Projects: 

Nutrient Losses from Late Water and Harvest Floods – Adrian Wiegman 

Soil Nitrogen Mineralization Rates in Cranberry Bogs - Molly Welsh 

2023 Payment Form

How to Participate: 

Our January 2023 UMass Cranberry Management Update meeting has been scheduled for two morning Zoom sessions, Wednesday, January 25, 2023, and Thursday, January 26, 2023. 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 be processed separately-cost will be $30/each day or discount of $50 for both days.  To attend please complete the payment form.

Contact's name: 
Robyn Hardy
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