Vegetable Meeting

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The Northeast Vegetable Meeting is an all day program in northeast Pennsylvania that is designed specifically for commercial vegetable growers. The 2017 program will focus on practical management of weed problems in sweet corn and vine crops, emerging insect pests, and diseases that are currently posing challenges to growers.The meeting will also address some of the most challenging pest problems experienced in 2016 and prepare growers for the 2017 season.

  • When

  • Weds., Jan. 25, 2017
    (8:45 AM - 3:00 PM)

  • Where

  • Newton Ransom Fire Company
    1890 Newton Ranson Blvd
    Clarks Summit, PA 18411

Meeting Highlights 

  • Find out if your farm falls under the Food Safety Modernization Act, or if it is exempt.
  • Learn about weed control strategies for sweet corn and pumpkin production.
  • Interact and network with other commercial vegetable growers.

To Be Covered

  • Food Safety Modernization Act- Who’s In/Out
  • What’s New in Weed Control in Sweet Corn
  • Onion Disease Management
  • Tough Topics of the Worker Protection Standard
  • Allium Leafminer, Sweet Corn Pests, Stinkbugs, Neonics & Bees
  • Pumpkin Weed Management Update
  • Pesticide Safety Challenge

Credit Information

The following PDA pesticide applicators update credits will be offered:

  • Category (4 credits)
  • Core (3 credits)

 

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