Fresh Market Session – FVGAD – PM – Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Exhibit Hall

Moderator:  Dr. Gordon Johnson, Extension Fruit and Vegetable Specialist, University of Delaware

Cole Crop Session
1:15 p.m.—1:30 p.m.
Challenges with Cole Crop Production in Delaware-High Population Broccoli, Brussel’s Sprouts
Dr. Gordon Johnson, Extension Fruit and Vegetable Specialist, University of Delaware

1:30 p.m.—1:45 p.m.
Disease Management in Cole Crops
Dr. Kate Everts, Extension Plant Pathologist, University of Maryland and University of Delaware

1:45 p.m.—2:00 p.m.
Insect Management Updates in Cole Crops
Dr. Gerald Brust, Extension Specialist, IPM Vegetables, University of Maryland

2:00 p.m.—2:15 p.m.
Pennsylvania State Broccoli Variety Trials
Timothy Elkner, Regional Horticulture Educator, Pennsylvania State University

2:15 p.m. BREAK/VISIT WITH EXHIBITORS

Tomato Session
2:30 p.m.—3:00 p.m.
Succeeding with Tomatoes and Tomato Insect Management
Dr. Gerald Brust, Extension Specialist, IPM Vegetables, University of Maryland

3:00 p.m.—3:15 p.m.
Disease Management in Tomatoes
Dr. Kate Everts, Extension Plant Pathologist, University of Maryland and University of Delaware

3:15 p.m.—3:35 p.m.
Pennsylvania State Tomato Variety Trials
Timothy Elkner, Regional Horticulture Educator, Pennsylvania State University

Sweet Corn Session
3:35 p.m.—3:50 p.m.
Herbicide Updates in Sweet Corn
Dr. Mark VanGessel, Extension Weed Science Specialist, University of Delaware

3:50 p.m.—4:10 p.m.
Disease Management in Sweet Corn
Dr. Nathan Kleczewski, Research and Extension Specialist, Plant Pathology, University of Delaware

4:10 p.m.—4:40 p.m.
Sweet Corn Variety Trials in Delaware and Pennsylvania
Emmalea Ernest, Associate Scientist, Extension Fruit and Vegetable Program, University of Delaware
Timothy Elkner, Regional Horticulture Educator, Pennsylvania State University

4:40 p.m.—5:00 p.m.
Insect Management Updates in Sweet Corn
Bill Cissel, Extension Agent-IPM, University of Delaware

5:00 p.m. ADJOURN

Session Summary:

DE Pesticide Certification Credits:  3.0
MD Pesticide Certification Credits:  4.0
DE Nutrient Management Credits:  0.25
MD Nutrient Management Credits:  1.0
Certified Crop Advisor Credits:  PM: 2.0, CM: 1.5