Moderator: Dr. Gordon Johnson, Extension Fruit and Vegetable Specialist, University of Delaware
1:20 p.m.—2:00 p.m.
Disease Management in Vine Crops (watermelons, muskmelons, squash, pumpkins, cucumbers)
Dr. Kate Everts, Extension Plant Pathologist, University of Maryland and University of Delaware
2:00 p.m.—2:10 p.m.
Vine Crop Herbicide Update
Dr. Mark VanGessel, Extension Weed Science Specialist, University of Delaware
2:10 p.m.—2:20 p.m.
Seedless Watermelon Variety Trials
Dr. Gordon Johnson, Extension Fruit and Vegetable Specialist, University of Delaware
2:20 p.m. BREAK/VISIT WITH EXHIBITORS
FVGAD Special Session-Growing in a High Tunnel
Moderator: Dr. Rose Ogutu, Horticulture Specialist, Delaware State University
2:40 p.m.—3:10 p.m.
High Tunnel Production in Delaware
Dr. Rose Ogutu, Horticulture Specialist, Delaware State University
3:10 p.m.—4:00 p.m.
Managing Nutrients in High Tunnel Peppers, Tomatoes, and Cucumbers: Maximize Production and Quality
Steve Bogash, Vice President Marketing and New Product Development, ISP Technologies
4:00 p.m.—4:30 p.m.
Benefits of Growing in a High Tunnel
Dr. Sanjun Gu, Extension Specialist, Horticulture, North Carolina A & T State University
4:30 p.m. ADJOURN
DE Pesticide Certification Credits: 1.0
MD Pesticide Certification Credits: 4.0
DE Nutrient Management Credits: 1.25
MD Nutrient Management Credits: 1.0
Certified Crop Advisor Credits: NM: 1.0, PM: 1.0, CM: 1.0