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The points of contact between Rutgers Cooperative Extension Service and the grower & business communities are the NJ County Agricultural Agents. The agents are a tremendous source of information for both new and experienced growers. Visit your local county extension office.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Vegetable Integrated Crop Management Meeting

-Rick VanVranken, Wes Kline, and Michelle Infante-Casella

Date: Monday, March 28, 2013, 7 pm
Location: East Vineland Fire Hall 12-2, Landis Ave, Vineland
(Across from the Savoy Restaurant)

The Rutgers Cooperative Extension Agricultural Agents of Atlantic, Cumberland and Gloucester Counties invite you to a twilight meeting. Come discuss your spring and summer season production questions with RCE Agents and Specialists.

Please bring plant, insect, disease or weed samples to the meeting so we can identify them, or perhaps you can stump the experts. (Please bring samples in sealed plastic bags.) Pesticide credits have been requested.

7:00 pm Welcome
Rick VanVranken, Agricultural Agent

7:10 pm Spring Crops Weed Control
Dr. Bradley Majek, RAREC

7:40 pm Disease Control in Spring Crops
Dr. Andy Wyenandt, RAREC

8:10 pm Carrot Weevil, aphids and other bugs 
Joseph Mahar, Extension Vegetable IPM Coordinator

8:40 pm Worker Protection Standards Springtime Training
Michelle Infante-Casella, Agricultural Agent

9:10 pm Food Safety Modernization Act: How it relates to you 
Dr. Wesley Kline, Agricultural Agent

9:25 pm Pesticide Issues with Cilantro
Rick VanVranken, Agricultural Agent