Photos from our Biological Controls Workshop on June 18th. We had a fabulous turnout and great speakers, thank you everyone.
UConn Extension and UMass Extension are sponsoring, Proven Biological Control Programs; for indoor and outdoor production of ornamentals. This one day educational program will be held on Thursday, June 18, 2015 in Room 100 of the WB Young Building, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.
The speakers featured at this educational program include:
- Margery Daughtrey, Cornell University, LIHREC, Riverhead, NY who will be speaking on Biological Controls of Disease: Fungus vs. Fungus in the Greenhouse
- Suzanne Wainwright-Evans, Buglady Consulting, Slatington, PA who will be speaking on
Evaluating Your Biological Control Program and Using Biological Controls in Outdoor Production
- Grant Jones, IPM Specialist, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA who will be speaking on Implementing a Biological Control Program at Longwood Gardens
- A Grower Panel on IPM & Biologicals featuring Steven Courcy & Keith Salcines DS Cole Growers, Loudon, NH and Michael Calhoun, Broken Arrow Nursery, Hamden, CT.
A registration fee of $35 is due by June 11th payable by check only to the University of Connecticut. Included in the cost of admission: coffee, continental breakfast, lunch, informational handouts and parking.
Five pesticide recertification credits will be offered for attendees in CT, RI, MA, ME, NH, and VT.
UConn Extension hosted a workshop on December 16th on Growing Container Grown Greenhouse Vegetables. Over 65 attendees listened to five University speakers and two farmers share their insights on greenhouse vegetables.
Extension Educator Jude Boucher presented a virtual tour of how some Connecticut growers are growing vegetables in the greenhouses, a tour of some of the All America Sweepstakes (AAS) winners and losers at the UConn Department of Plant Science Research Farm plus give us updates on late blight on tomatoes