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 and University of Delaware

1:50 p.m.—2:10 p.m.
Downy Mildew Control and Fungicide Resistance in Vine Crops
Jake Jones, Ph.D. Student, University of Maryland

2:10 p.m.—2:30 p.m.
Managing True Bugs in Vegetable Crops-Stink Bugs, Harlequin Bugs, Squash Bugs
Dr. Gerald Brust, Extension Specialist, IPM Vegetables, University of Maryland

2:30 p.m.—3:00 p.m.
Sulfur Nutrition in Watermelons, Cucurbit Yellow Vine Decline
Dr. Gerald Brust, Extension Specialist, IPM Vegetables, University of Maryland

3:00 p.m. BREAK/VISIT WITH EXHIBITORS

3:10 p.m.—3:25 p.m.
Snap Bean Variety Trials
Emmalea Ernest, Associate Scientist, Extension Fruit and Vegetable Program, University of Delaware

3:25 p.m.—3:40 p.m.
Extension Entomology Plans in Fresh Market Vegetables
Dr. David Owens, Extension Entomologist, University of Delaware

3:40 p.m.—4:10 p.m.
Melon Varieties; Orange Flesh and Various Specialty Melon Opportunities
Dr. Jonathan Schultheis, Professor, Vegetable Culture, Production and Physiology, North Carolina State University

4:10 p.m.—4:30 p.m.
Watermelon Variety Trial and Other Watermelon Research
Dr. Gordon Johnson, Extension Fruit and Vegetable Specialist, University of Delaware

4:30 p.m.—4:50 p.m.
High Tunnel Vegetable Research
Dr. Rose Ogutu, Horticulture Specialist, Delaware State University

4:50 p.m. ADJOURN 

Session Summary:

DE Pesticide Certification Credits:  3.0
MD Pesticide Certification Credits:  8.0
DE Nutrient Management Credits:  1.25
MD Nutrient Management Credits:  2.0
Certified Crop Advisor Credits: NM: .50, CM: .50