Conference at a Glance

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17
Trade Show, 8 am to 2 pm & 4 pm to 6 pm
Room
Day/Time
Armory Salon A Salon
BCD
Curriers Frost/ Hawthorne Expo
Tuesday AM
9:30-12:00
concurrent Sessions
Greenhouse Tomato Sweet Corn Mechanical Weed Control Brambles Specialty Fruit TRADE SHOW
Moderator Ann Hazelrigg Jude Boucher Vern Grubinger Mary Concklin Hillary Sandler
LUNCH - 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Room
Day/Time
Armory Salon A Salon
BCD
Curriers Frost/ Hawthorne Expo
Tuesday PM
2:00-4:30
concurrent Sessions
Winter Growing Direct Marketing Using Technology Tomato Stone Fruit CSAs
(long session)
TRADE SHOW
Moderator Andy Radin Tori Jackson Becky Sideman Duane Greene Vern Grubinger
Tuesday PM
5:00-7:30
  Spotted Wing Drosophila    
Moderator   Mary Concklin    

Other Events

12:45-1:45 pm - Farmer to Farmer: Tractor Cultivation for Weed Control
Location: Salon A

12:45-1:45 pm - Farmer to Farmer: Organic Fruit from A to Z
Location: Curriers

4:45-5:45 pm - Hand Cultivation and Hand Tools: Demos, Tools on Display, Maintenance
Location: Curriers

4:30-6 pm - Trade Show Social


WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18
Trade Show, 8 am to 2 pm & 4 pm to 6 pm
Room
Day/Time
Armory Salon A Salon
BCD
Curriers Frost/ Hawthorne Expo
Wednesday AM
9:30-12:00
concurrent sesssions


Tunnel Engineering Root
Crops
Organic Tree Fruit Blueberry I TRADE SHOW
Moderator Vern Grubinger Becky Sideman Eric Sideman Duane Greene David Handley
LUNCH - 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Room
Day/Time
Armory Salon A Salon
BCD
Curriers Frost/ Hawthorne Expo
Wedesday PM
2:00-4:30
concurrent sessions

Tunnel Soil Health Blueberry II Postharvest & Storage Tree Fruit II Cut Flowers/ Ornamentals TRADE SHOW
Moderator Mark Hutchinson David Handley Vern Grubinger Duane Greene Heather Faubert

Other Events

12:00 - 12:45 pm - Massachusett's Fruit Growers' Association Annual Meeting

12:45 - 1:45 pm - Farmer to Farmer: The Value of Quality Seeds: GMO Update, Seed Quality, Hot Water Treatment of Seeds (with Demo)
Location: Salon A

12:45 - 1:45 pm - Farmer to Farmer: Winter Growing/Season Extension
Location: Salon BCD

4:45 - 5:45 pm - Farmer to Farmer: New and Old Insects; Options for Organic Controls
Location: Salon A

4:45 - 5:45 pm - Farmer to Farmer: Washing Station Tips and Tricks: Setups for Efficiency
Location: Curriers

6-7:30 pm - Social Mixer and Awards Program


THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19
Trade Show, 8 am to 2 pm
Room
Day/Time
Armory Salon A Salon
BCD
Curriers Frost/ Hawthorne Expo
Thursday AM
9:30-12:00
concurrent sesssions
Sweet Potatoes Cucurbits Strawberry I Transplant Production Viticulture I TRADE SHOW
Moderator Becky Sideman Amy
Ouellette
Sonia Schloemann Sandy Arnold Bill Nail
LUNCH - 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Room
Day/Time
Armory Salon A Salon
BCD
Curriers Frost/ Hawthorne Expo
Thursday PM
2:00-4:30
concurrent sessions
Brassicas
& Leafy
Greens
Pumpkins Strawberry II Farm Decision Making Viticulture II TRADE SHOW
Moderator Sandy Arnold George
Hamilton
Sonia Schloemann Chuck Bornt Bill Nail

Other Events

12:45-1:45 pm - Farmer to Farmer: Organic Disease Control: What’s New & Works-From Greenhouse to Fields
Location: Salon A

12:45-1:45 pm - Farmer to Farmer: Irrigation for Quality Crops: Drip, Overhead, Filtration, Fertilization
Location:
Curriers         



 

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