Opportunities in Aquaculture

Opportunities in Aquaculture January 13, 2021 , 6-8   >> REGISTER HERE <<< A panel discussion hosted by Drs. Dennis McIntosh (Delaware State University Cooperative Extension and Delaware Sea Grant) and Ed Hale (Delaware Sea Grant and the University of Delaware, School of Marine Science & Policy). We will be featuring two local aquaculture farms, […]

Delmarva Hay & Pasture Conference – AM – Tues., Jan. 14, 2020

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. Weed Control and What Are We Missing? Dr. Mark VanGessel, Extension Weed Science Specialist, University of Delaware Quintin Johnson, Extension Weed Science Associate, University of Delaware […]

Beef Cattle Producers Session – Monday, January 13, 2020

Exhibit Hall Board Room 6:00 p.m.—6:30 p.m. The Basics of Beef Quality Assurance on Your Farm Courtney Gray, Pennsylvania Beef Council 6:30 p.m. DINNER Sponsored by the Delaware Beef Advisory Board 7:00 p.m.—8:15 p.m. Understanding the Importance of Beef Quality Assurance for Producers and Consumers Chase DeCoite, NCBA, Director—Beef Quality Assurance 8:15 p.m.—8:45 p.m. Animal […]

Fruit Session – FVGAD – Monday, January 13, 2020

Commodities Building Moderator: Emmalea Ernest, Associate Scientist, Extension Fruit and Vegetable Program, University of Delaware 6:00 p.m.—6:40 p.m. Strawberry Variety Testing and Quality Evaluation and the Strawberry Breeding Program at USDA, Beltsville Dr. Kim Lewers, Research Geneticist, USDA-ARS 6:40 p.m.—7:10 p.m. Late Planting of Day Neutral Strawberries: Use of Low Tunnels, Nanotechnology, Pollinator Crop and […]

Soil Health Workshop – Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Exhibit Hall 5:00 p.m.         Lite Dinner Provided to Registered Attendees 6:00 p.m.—6:10 p.m. Welcome and Introductions 6:10 p.m.—6:30 p.m. Soil Health on Leased Acres—Keys for Success Sarah Everhart, University of Maryland Ag Law Education Initiative 6:30 p.m.—7:30 p.m. 5 Ways to Speed up the Payoff for your Soil Health Management System Hans Kok, Program Agronomist, […]

FVGAD Awards and Banquet – Wednesday, January 15, 2020

**Pre-Registration Required**  All current FVGAD Members are invited to attend free of charge but MUST Pay Dues and RSVP by Monday, January 6, 2020. Tickets are $25 for non-FVGAD Members  To pay FVGAD dues, RSVP for luncheon or purchase tickets, email Emmalea Ernest or call 302-856-7303 by Monday, January 6, 2020. 12:00 p.m. Luncheon Presentation of 2020 […]

General & Produce Food Safety – FVGAD -Tues., Jan. 14, 2020

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.—9:30 a.m. Export Opportunities for Delaware Growers Tim Hamilton, Executive Director, Food Export USA-Northeast  9:30 a.m.—10:15 a.m. Invited Grower Presentation Mitchell Bottomley, Evergreens and Farms, Glade Creek, North Carolina. […]