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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Delmarva Hay and Pasture Conference – AM – Tuesday, January 10, 2017

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.—10:00 a.m. The Effects of Plant Structure and Type of Growth on Hay and Pasture Management-Part 1 Ray Smith, Extension Forage Specialist, University of Kentucky 10:00 a.m. Break/visit […]

General & Produce Food Safety Session – FVGAD – AM – Tuesday, January 10, 2017

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 John Filasky, Jr., FVGAD President GENERAL SESSION – Spotlight on the Georgia Vegetable Industry 9:00 a.m.—10:00 a.m. Vegetable Research and the Vegetable Industry in Georgia Dr. Timothy Coolong, Associate Professor, Vegetable Production, Department of Horticulture, […]

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 […]

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, […]

Poultry Session – Evening – Monday, January 9, 2017

Exhibit Hall Moderator:  Dr. Jon Moyle, Poultry Specialist, University of Maryland Extension 6:10 p.m.—6:55 p.m. Electrical and Farm Safety Strategies Dr. Jon Moyle, Poultry Specialist, University of Maryland Extension Jennifer Rhodes, Agriculture Educator, University of Maryland 6:55 p.m.—7:20 p.m. Biosecurity…It’s Up to You! Amy Syester, Account Manager, Chemtrade 7:20 p.m.—7:45 p.m. Poultry Air Emissions and […]

Poultry Session – Afternoon – Monday, January 9, 2017

Exhibit Hall Moderator:  Dr. Jon Moyle, Poultry Specialist, University of Maryland Extension 2:00 p.m.—2:05 p.m. Welcome and Announcements 2:05 p.m.—2:45 p.m. Windrow Composting Procedures Bud Malone, Malone Poultry Consulting 2:45 p.m.—3:25 p.m. Disease Suppression with Windrow Composting Dr. Ken Macklin, Poultry Extension Specialist, Auburn University 3:25 p.m. BREAK/VISIT WITH EXHIBITORS 3:45 p.m.—4:30 p.m. Crediting Delaware […]