Woodland Management Workshop – AM – Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Commodities Building “DELAWARE’S FOREST ASSETS” 8:30 am Registration 9:00 a.m. Delaware FORESTRY in Action: 2016 Update & 2017 Forecast Dr. Mike Valenti – Forestry Administrator, Delaware Forest Service 9:45 a.m.   Delaware Pollinator Protection Plan – “Bees Need Trees” Dr. Faith Kuehn, DDA- Plant Industries Administrator 10:30 a.m. Insect & Disease Concerns Affecting Delaware Forestland […]

Delaware Urban Farm & Food Coalition

Offsite The Delaware Urban Farm and Food Coalition (DEUFFC) is committed to expanding the production, distribution, and consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables in the greater Wilmington area as means to improve public health, as well as to increase job opportunities and beautify blighted neighborhoods. Feel the pulse of Delaware’s urban agriculture community!  In this […]

Soil Health Workshop – PM – Thursday, January 12, 2017

Exhibit Hall 5:00 p.m. Dinner Available to Workshop Participants 6:00 p.m.—6:05 p.m. Welcome and Introductions 6:05 p.m.—6:25 p.m. Cover Crops: Why Grow a Crop You Don’t Sell? Russell Hedrick, JRH Grain Farms LLC, Hickory, North Carolina 6:25 p.m.—7:00 p.m. Tailoring Cover Crops and Management to Your Farming Goals Russell Hedrick, JRH Grain Farms LLC, Hickory, […]

FVGAD Awards Banquet

Harrington Fire Hall, Harrington, Delaware **Pre-Registration Requested** Tickets are $30. To reserve tickets for the FVGAD Banquet, email Emmalea Ernest or call (302) 856-7303 by Friday, January 6.   6:00 p.m.         Social Hour 7:00 p.m.         Dinner Presentation of 2017 FVGAD Distinguished Service Award Presentation of 2017 FVGAD Family Award Invited Guest Entertainment: Dan Cain – Illusionist/Mentalist […]

Small Ruminant Session – Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Exhibit Hall Board Room  6:00 p.m.—6:05 p.m. Welcome and Announcements  6:05 p.m.—6:20 p.m. Introduction and Future Prospective of Delaware State University’s Small Ruminant Program Dr. Kwame Mathews, Assistant Professor and Small Ruminant Specialist, Delaware State University  6:20 p.m.—7:00 p.m. Traceability and the National Scrapie Eradication Program Dr. Alan Huddleston, Associate Team Lead, USDA, APHIS, VS, […]

Grain Marketing Session – AM – Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Exhibit Hall Board Room 8:30 a.m.—3:30 p.m.  Includes Lunch in the Dover Building. View the flyer for more information! Barnaby-RAM2 RAM ll – Risk Assessed Marketing Workshop is free; however, pre-registration is required, limited to 45 participants. Contact Laurie Wolinski for more information at 302-831-2538 or lgw@udel.edu.  Presenter: Dr. Art Barnaby The RAM workshop is […]

Beef Cattle Producers Session – PM – Monday, January 9, 2017

Exhibit Hall Board Room 6:00 p.m.—6:30 p.m. Understanding Your Farm’s Soil Type and Its Impact on Your Pasture Phillip Sylvester, Extension Agriculture Agent, University of Delaware 6:30 p.m. Break for Light Dinner & Delaware Beef Advisory Board/NCBA Updates— Sponsored by the Delaware Beef Advisory Board 7:00 p.m.—7:30 p.m. Weaning Time Management Strategies TBA 7:30 p.m.—7:50 […]