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 Variety Trial Results from Pennsylvania
Kathy Demchak, Extension Associate, Penn State University
7:30 p.m.—7:50 p.m.
Experiences with High Tunnel Cherry Production
Charlie Smith, T.S. Smith and Sons Farm
7:50 p.m.—8:10 p.m.
Kingsley Orchards: Renovation of an Abandoned Delaware Blueberry Farm
Meghan Morgan, Kingsley Orchards on Blueberry Lane
8:10 p.m.—8:30 p.m.
Spotted Lanternfly—A New Threat to Delaware Agriculture
Stephen Hauss, Environmental Scientist II, Delaware Department of Agriculture
8:30 p.m.—9:00 p.m.
Maintaining Soil Fertility for Small Fruit Crops
Dr. Gordon Johnson, Extension Vegetable and Fruit Specialist, University of Delaware
9:00 p.m. ADJOURN
DE Pesticide Certification Credits: 2.0
MD Pesticide Certification Credits: 2.0
DE Nutrient Management Credits: .50
MD Nutrient Management Credits: 1.0
Certified Crop Advisor Credits: NM: .50, PM: 1.0, CM: 1.50