The following Solid Ground Farmer Trainings are scheduled for January.
BF 106: Vegetable Production for Small Scale Farming – January 5th
BF 240: Pesticide Safety for Conventional & Organic Producers – January 9th
BF 270: Welding Basics for Agriculture – January 12th – FULL
BF 110: Growing Crops in Low, High and Movable Tunnels – January 26th
All classes are free, but registration is requested. Email Charlotte.Ross@uconn.edu for more information.
Jason Henderson talks to NBC news about pesticides and school athletic fields. Watch the video to understand more about the current laws and what goes into maintaining an athletic field.
Try our new mobile optimized website app for commercial growers that contains options for biological control and pesticides for management of insect and mite pests common in commercial greenhouse production. This app can be used on your computer, smart phone or other electronic device.
This was a cooperative project between Leanne Pundt of UConn’s IPM program and Tina Smith, Project Leader, Extension Floriculture Specialist for the University of Massachusetts Greenhouse Crops and Floriculture Program.