Soil Health Workshop – Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Exhibit Hall 5:00 p.m.  Dinner Available to Workshop Participants 6:00 p.m.—6:10 p.m. Welcome and Introduction 6:10 p.m.—7:00 p.m. Influence of Cover Crop Management on Growth and Performance Dr. Mark VanGessel, Extension Weed Science Specialist, University of Delaware 7:00 p.m.—7:50 p.m. Soil Health and Science; Where Do They Overlap? Andrew McGuire, Irrigated Cropping Systems Agronomist, Washington […]

Delmarva Hay & Pasture Conference – AM – Tues., Jan. 15, 2019

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.What’s in the Color? Managing Diseases for High Quality Forages Sudeep Mathew, Agronomic Service Representative, Mid-Atlantic, Syngenta  10:00 a.m.—10:45 a.m. Feeding Lower Quality Hay Jessica Williamson, Extension […]

Fruit Session – FVGAD – Monday, January 14, 2019

Commodities Building Moderator:  Emmalea Ernest, Associate Scientist, Extension Fruit and Vegetable Program, University of Delaware 6:00 p.m.—6:35 p.m. Final Reports on the University of Delaware Blueberry Variety Trial, Soil Amendment and Fertilizer Experiments Emmalea Ernest, Associate Scientist, Extension Fruit and Vegetable Program, University of Delaware 6:35 p.m.—7:20 p.m. Strawberry Variety Testing and Quality Evaluation and […]

Poultry Session – Evening – Monday, January 14, 2019

Exhibit Hall Moderators:  Georgie Cartanza, University of Delaware and Dr. Jon Moyle, University of Maryland Extension 6:00 p.m.—6:35 p.m. Getting Back to Basics: Managing Litter Techniques for Today’s Poultry Blake Gibson, Senior Manager, Jones-Hamilton Co.  6:35 p.m.—7:40 p.m. Optimizing Weight Gain and Performance with Today’s Modern Broiler Scott Black, Cobb-Vantress  7:40 p.m.—8:00 p.m. Plantings for […]

Fresh Market Session – FVGAD – Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Exhibit Hall Moderator:  Dr. Gordon Johnson, Extension Fruit and Vegetable Specialist, University of Delaware  1:15 p.m.—2:00 p.m. North Florida Vegetable Industry and Vegetable Research Robert Hochmuth, Regional Specialized Extension Agent for Commercial Vegetable Crops, University of Florida 2:00 p.m.—2:30 p.m. Wet Weather Diseases in Vegetables and Fungicide Updates Dr. Andy Wyendandt, Extension Specialist in Vegetable […]

Beef Cattle Producers Session – Monday, January 14, 2019

Exhibit Hall Board Room 6:00 p.m.—6:30 p.m. What’s in the Color? Managing Diseases for High Quality Forages Sudeep Mathew, Agronomic Service Representative, Mid-Atlantic, Syngenta 6:45 p.m. DINNER Sponsored by the Delaware Beef Advisory Board  7:30 p.m.—8:00 p.m. Strengthening Health and Farm Vitality Maria Pippidis, Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Educator, University of Delaware Laurie Wolinski, Director, […]

Poultry Session – Afternoon – Monday, January 14, 2019

Exhibit Hall Moderators:  Georgie Cartanza, University of Delaware and Dr. Jon Moyle, University of Maryland Extension 1:00 p.m.—1:05 p.m. Welcome and Announcements 1:05 p.m.—2:05 p.m. Genetic Engineering for Sustainable Agricultural Production: Separating Myths from Reality Dr. Troy L. Ott, Professor of Reproductive Physiology, Department of Animal Science, Center for Reproductive Biology and Health, and Associate […]

General & Produce Food Safety – FVGAD -Tues., Jan. 15, 2019

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.—9:20 a.m. Produce Promotion Programs from the Delaware Department of Agriculture Stacey Hofmann, Chief of Community Relations, Delaware Department of Agriculture 9:20 a.m.—10:20 a.m. Worker Protection Standard (WPS)New rules […]

Special Events

Please pre-register for the following events:   Annie’s Project Contact:  Tracy Wootten Phone:  (302) 856-7303   Beef Cattle Producers Session Contact:  John Clendaniel Phone:  (302) 857-6425   47th Annual Delaware Agricultural Industry Dinner Contact:  Stacey Hofmann Phone:  (302) 698-4542   Delaware Horticulture Industry Expo and Annual Pesticide Conference Contact:  Valann Budischak Phone:  (888) 448-1203   […]