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Fruit Program Upcoming Events

E.g., Jun 23 2021
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 6:00pm
NH Tree Fruit Virtual Twilight Meeting June 2021, Wed, 06/23/2021, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Agenda 6:00 p.m. - Welcome, introductions and meeting overview Jeremy DeLisle, Field Specialist, UNH Extension, Food and Agriculture Program, Merrimack County 6:05 p.m. - Management strategies for Bitter Rot and Marssonina Leaf Spot in Apples Elizabeth Garofalo, Extension Fruit Educator, UMass Extension Fruit Program, Amherst, MA 6:35 p.m. - Attract-and-Kill Strategy (A & K)...
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 4:00pm
This training will provide certification to agricultural employers allowing them to deliver required annual WPS training to employees. If you do not have a pesticide license and you use any kind of pesticide in your crop production, including OMRI-listed products used on organic farms, this training will allow you to provide the required annual employee training.
Employers on agricultural establishments that use any kind of pesticide, including OMRI-listed and other general use pesticides, are required to, among other things, provide annual pesticide safety training to their employees. Agricultural establishments include fruit and vegetable farms, greenhouses, and nurseries. In order to conduct a training with employees, the employer has to either have...