Soil Health Workshop – Wednesday, January 10, 2018

 Exhibit Hall 5:00 p.m.  Dinner Available to Workshop Participants 6:00 p.m.—6:05 p.m. Welcome and Introduction 6:05 p.m.—6:50 p.m. How Much Fertilizer Do We Really Need? Dr. Buz Kloot, University of South Carolina 6:50 p.m.—7:45 p.m. The Importance of Mycorrhizal Fungi: The Unseen Benefactors in Agricultural Ecosystems Wendy Taheri, TerraNimbus, LLC 7:45 p.m. BREAK  7:50 p.m.—8:35 p.m. […]

Poultry Session – Afternoon – Monday, January 8, 2018

Exhibit Hall Moderators:  Georgie Cartanza, University of Delaware and Dr. Jon Moyle, University of Maryland Extension 1:25 p.m.—1:30 p.m. Welcome and Announcements  1:30 p.m.—1:45 p.m. 2018 Farm Bill Update: Remarks from Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester The Honorable Lisa Blunt Rochester, Member of the House Agriculture Committee 1:45 p.m.—2:00 p.m. Embracing Change in the Poultry Industry […]

Fresh Market Session – FVGAD – Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Exhibit Hall   Moderator:  Dr. Gordon Johnson, Extension Fruit and Vegetable Specialist, University of Delaware 1:15 p.m.—1:30 p.m. Cole Crop Variety Trials 2017-Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Tomatoes Dr. Gordon Johnson, Extension Fruit and Vegetable Specialist, University of Delaware 1:30 p.m.—1:50 p.m. Managing Phytophthora capsici in Vegetable Crops Dr. Kate Everts, Extension Plant Pathologist, University of Maryland […]

Delmarva Hay and Pasture Conference – AM – Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Commodities Building Moderator:  Dan Severson, Extension Agriculture Agent, University of Delaware 9:00 a.m.—9:15 a.m. Welcome and Housekeeping Details Dan Severson, Extension Agriculture Agent, University of Delaware  9:15 a.m.—9:45 a.m. Herbicide Resistant Weeds in Pasture and Hay Dr. Mark VanGessel, Extension Weed Science Specialist, University of Delaware Quintin Johnson, Extension Weed Associate, University of Delaware  9:45 […]

General & Produce Food Safety Session – FVGAD -Tues., Jan. 9, 2018

Exhibit Hall Moderator:  Dr. Gordon Johnson, Extension Fruit and Vegetable Specialist, University of Delaware GENERAL SESSION 8:55 a.m.—9:00 a.m. Welcome David Marvel, Jr., FVGAD President  9:00 a.m.—9:05 a.m. Whole Farm Revenue Protection Insurance Laurie Wolinski, Extension Educator, University of Delaware  9:05 a.m.—9:25 a.m. New Promotion Program from the Delaware Department of Agriculture Stacey Hofmann, Communication […]

Poultry Session – Evening – Monday, January 8, 2018

Exhibit Hall Moderators:  Georgie Cartanza, University of Delaware and Dr. Jon Moyle, University of Maryland Extension 5:45 p.m.—5:50 p.m. Biosecurity for Commercial Poultry Growers Video University of Maryland  5:50 p.m.—6:20 p.m. Ventilation for Bird Health Michael Czarick, University of Georgia  6:20 p.m. BREAK/VISIT WITH EXHIBITORS  6:35 p.m.—7:20 p.m. Poultry Disease Updates: Managing Risks for Necrotic […]

40th Annual 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 5.  6:00 p.m.         Social Hour 7:00 p.m.         Dinner Presentation of 2018 FVGAD Distinguished Service Award Presentation of 2018 FVGAD Family Award Invited Guest Speaker  

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 […]

Fruit Session – FVGAD – Monday, January 8, 2018

Commodities Building Moderator:  Emmalea Ernest, Associate Scientist, Extension Fruit and Vegetable Program, University of Delaware 6:00 p.m.—6:30 p.m. Pesticide Safety Basics for Applicator Protection Kerry Richards, Pesticide Safety Educator, University of Delaware 6:30 p.m.—7:00 p.m. Developing a Multi-Species Tree and Small Fruit Spray Program David Myers, Agriculture Agent, University of Maryland 7:00 p.m.—7:30 p.m. Strawberry […]