Extension Vegetable & Fruit Program Open House
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Carvel Research and Education Center
16483 County Seat Highway
Georgetown, DE 19947
Come see and hear about many of the University of Delaware Cooperative Extension Vegetable and Fruit Program’s field research projects from the 2013 season.
Watermelons: potassium, growth regulators, nitrogen and irrigation, stress mitigation
Sweet Corn: fresh market Bt sweet corn variety trials, processing corn stand reduction
Lima Beans: tillage, stress mitigation, rhizobium inoculants, regrowth cropping, disease resistance breeding, pole, Fordhook and baby lima bean breeding will be discussed
Fruit: blueberries, grapes, blackberries
Other: nitrogen sources, mulch color, processing snap bean crop tillage, onions
We will also have graduate students on hand to discuss their research in these areas: Phytophthora capsici in lima beans, root knot nematodes in lima beans, watermelon fruit set
Dinner featuring local produce will be served.
Sponsored by the Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association of Delaware.