GardenShare

GardenShare

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Northern Veg School

Northern Veg School

March 15, 2016


Cost of $25 includes lunch and resource materials.

DEC pesticide recertification credits will be available for morning session and afternoon session
separately.

Speakers: Crystal Stewart, Chuck Bornt, Amy Ivy from the Eastern NY Commercial Horticulture Program
Special Guest Speaker: Paul Arnold from Pleasant Valley Farm in Argyle, NY will speak on: Growing Salad
Greens Spring through Fall at Pleasant Valley Farm.
  • 8:30‐9:00 Registration and coffee
  • 9:00‐9:45 Root Vegetables, carrots, beets, parsnips - Crystal Stewart
  • 9:45‐10:00 Making the most of soil testing - Amy Ivy
  • 10:00‐10:15 Ginger and Edamame market possibilities - Amy Ivy
  • 10:15‐10:45 Garlic - Crystal Stewart
  • 10:45‐11:00 Break
  • 11:00‐12:00 Growing Salad Greens Spring ‐ Fall at Pleasant Valley Farm - Paul Arnold
  • 12:00‐12:15 Whole Farm Revenue Protection - Anita Deming
  • 12:15‐1:00 Lunch from Clover Mead Cafe
Afternoon sessions include organic and conventional control options
Speakers are Chuck Bornt and Amy Ivy
  • 1:00‐1:45 Disease control strategies for sweet corn, pumpkins, field grown vegs
  • 1:45‐2:20 Insect control strategies for sweet corn, pumpkins, field grown vegs
  • 2:20‐3:00 Weed control strategies in sweet corn, pumpkins, field grown vegs