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Come and join your fellow grower to get updates on weeds, insect and diseases as well as some interesting cover crop information.

Northern Piedmont 2020 Winter Vegetable School

Path Foundation building

Fauquier Room B

Warrenton, VA

February 27, 2020

Agenda

8:30 REGISTRATION

8:50 WELCOME

9:00 Marketing Our Unique Value via Market Maker

French Price, Value Chain Coordinator, Virginia Tech

9:40 An Introduction to Edamame and its Production

Nick Lord, Graduate Student, Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech

10:15 BREAK

10:30 Hemp Pest Management and Vegetable Jeopardy Game

Kadie Britt, PhD Student, Vegetable Insect Research Lab, Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech

11:30 LUNCH

12:30 Options for High Tunnel Production

Chris Mullins, Greenhouse and High Tunnels, Extension Specialist, Virginia State University

1:00 Healthy Greenhouse for the Profitable Farmer

Erik Schlener- Owner of Root and Marrow Farm, Loudoun County, Virginia

1:30 Optional Panel Discussion / Adjourn

 

$20 per person includes program materials, lunch and refreshments. We can give a full refund up to the registration deadline.

Tim Ohlwiler

Fauquier County

540-341-7950

tohlwile@vt.edu

Lunch will be provided for this meeting please contact tohlwile@vt.edu to inform of any dietary restrictions.

 

 

 

 

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