Come and join your fellow grower to get updates on weeds, insect and diseases as well as some interesting cover crop information.
Northern Piedmont 2019 Winter Vegetable School
Warrenton-Fauquier Visitor’s center
February 26, 2019
9:00 Integrated Pest Management Approaches for Vegetables
Dr. Thomas P. Kuhar, Extension Specialist, Vegetable Entomology, Virginia Tech
10:00 What We Have Learned About Cover Crops and Nutrient Management in Vegetable Production Systems
Dr. Mark Reiter, Associate Professor, Crop and Soil Sciences, Virginia Tech, Eastern Shore AREC
11:15 Compliance with the Food Safety Moderation Act and On Farm Readiness Reviews
Mr. Tommy Saunders, Food Safety Extension Associate, Food Science and Technology, Virginia Tech, Richmond, VA
1:15 Edamame: An Alternative Crop for Small Farms in the Northern Piedmont
Nick Lord, Graduate Student, Crop Soil and Science, Virginia Tech TBD
2:30 Vegetable Diseases: Where Do They Come From and How Can We Lessen Their Impact
Dr. David Langston: Professor and Director, Extension Specialist, Plant Pathologist, Virginia Tech, Tidewater AREC
4:30 Panel Discussion
Lunch will be provided for this meeting please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to inform of any dietary restrictions.