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UMass Cranberry Pesticide Safety Meeting

Event date/time: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2024 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Event Type: 
$50 per person, cash or check

The Pesticide Safety meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, April 24, 2024, 8:00 -12:00 PM, $50 registration fee with 4 pesticide credits available. This meeting will be offered on Zoom only. 


Wednesday, April 24, 2023, 7:30 AM – 12:00 PM

8:00   New Insect Concerns - Anne Averill

          Blunt nosed Leafhopper, Scale and Black bug

          Fanfare, Review of a New Chemistry in Cranberry

          Pollination, Protecting Bees on Cranberry

          The New Cultivars, Shifting Management

9:00   MDAR, WPS, Respirators and Safety Review - Marty Sylvia

9:30   Groundwater Protection and Zone II - Hotze Wijnja, MDAR

10:00  **Stretch Break*

10:10  Frost Update - Peter Jeranyama 

10:20 The New EPA Troubles - Katie Ghantous

           Herbicides and Weed Research Update 

11:00  Fungus, Fruit Rot, and the KQF -  Leela Uppala

11:30  Chemigation  - Brian McGrath, ADM

How to Participate: 

Please contact Robyn Hardy for information on registering.

Registration Deadline: 
Monday, April 22, 2024 - 11:59pm
Contact's name: 
Robyn Hardy
Contact's email: 
Contact's phone on day of event: 
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