Fresh Market/Vine Crops – FVGAD – PM – Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Exhibit Hall 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 […]

Processing Vegetables – FVGAD – AM – Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Exhibit Hall Moderator:  Dr. Gordon Johnson, Extension Fruit and Vegetable Specialist, University of Delaware 9:00 a.m.—9:20 a.m. Parthenocarpic Pickling Cucumber Variety Trials, Nitrogen Application Rates, and Population Studies. Processing Pepper Variety Trials. Updates on Research with Bacterial Inoculants in Lima Beans. Dr. Gordon Johnson, Extension Fruit and Vegetable Specialist, University of Delaware 9:20 a.m.—9:40 a.m. […]

Fruit Session – FVGAD – PM – Monday, January 9, 2017

Commodities Building Moderator:  Emmalea Ernest, Associate Scientist, Extension Fruit and Vegetable Program, University of Delaware This session is focused on protected culture of fruit including high tunnels, greenhouses, low tunnels  and shade structures. 6:00 p.m.—6:30 p.m. Protected Culture Fruit Systems in the United States, Europe and Asia Dr. Gordon Johnson, Extension Fruit and Vegetable Specialist, […]