Organic Farming of Specialty Crops and Field Day

Tuesday June, 27, 2017     8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Delaware State University
Outreach & Research Center
884 Smyrna-Leipsic Road, Smyrna, DE

Presented by DSU Cooperative Extension, Small Farms Program

Field Day Focus:
Get the most out of your high value crops!

  • Cover crops, sweet potato
    •EQIP program and organic farming
    •Farmer perspective

Developing High Yielding Varieties of Small Fruits
Dr. Nicholi Vorsa, Rutgers University

Diagnosing Problems with Highbush Blueberries and Managing Nutrition
Dr. Gary Pavlis, Rutgers University

The State of High Tunnel Production in Delaware
Dr. Rose Ogutu, DSU

Participants will tour the farm!

To register, for assistance due to disabilities, or for more information, contact Lekha Paudel: (302) 857-7796; This workshop is free but RSVP required by Monday June 19, 2017.

Cooperative Extension Education in Agriculture, 4-H and Home Economics, Delaware State University, University of Delaware and United States Department of Agriculture cooperating, Dr. Dyremple B. Marsh, Dean and Administrator. It is the policy of Delaware Cooperative Extension that no person shall be subjected to discrimination on the grounds of race, color, sex, disability, age, or national origin.