CAES: Plant Science Day 2017, Wednesday, August 2nd
2017

Plant Science Day 2017, Wednesday, August 2nd


107th Plant Science Day

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017


 

LOCKWOOD FARM
890 Evergreen Avenue, Hamden, CT  06518

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Free and Open to the Public.

RAIN OR SHINE!
No Pets, Please. Service Animals Only.

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Plant Science Day Flyer (PDF Format)

Plant Science Day Mailing Flyer  (PDF Format)

Plant Science Day Program Booklet (PDF Format)

CAES Plant Science Day 2017 Promotional Video

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CT Agricultural Experiment Station 107th Plant Science Day 

by Connecticut Network (CT-N)

Date Recorded: 8/2/2017,  Length: 3 hr., 21 min.


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Gates Open at 9:30 a.m.
Program Begins at 10:00 a.m.
Event 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


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AGENDA


10:00 a.m. - 10: 15 a.m.
PAVILION
MORNING GREETING AND OPENING REMARKS
Dr. Theodore G. Andreadis, Director
The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station


10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
PAVILION

Dr. Kirby Stafford, Entomologist, Department of Entomology
Gypsy Moth Outbreaks in Connecticut: Past, Present, Future



10:15 a.m. - 10:35 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.

TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATION TENT
Ms. Lindsay A. Patrick, Technician, Department of Plant Pathology and Ecology
Pruning Basics


10:40 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATION TENT
Dr. Gale E. Ridge, Entomologist, Department of Entomology
 Household Pest Control


10:45 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.
PAVILION
CENTURY FARM AWARD
Kasheta Farm, South Windsor, CT


11:05 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.
PAVILION
 EXPERIMENT STATION ASSOCIATES
Ms. Barbara Yaeger, President, Experiment Station Associates

11:10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
PAVILION
 THE SAMUELW. JOHNSON MEMORIAL LECTURE
Building a Sustainable Future in an Age of Uncertainty

Mr. Rob Klee
Commissioner, Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection


1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
PAVILION
Dr. Richard Cowles, Valley Laboratory, Windsor
Bees and the Neonicotinoid Controversy


1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

PAVILION
Dr. Francis J. Ferrandino,  Department of Plant Pathology and Ecology
Growing Grapes in Connecticut’s Ever-Changing Climate


If you are interested in obtaining pesticide credits you must sign-in at the registration desk between 9:30am-10:00am, collect signatures for the talks, demonstration, and tours you attended, and sign-out to pick up your pesticide credit form at 3:25 p.m. at the registration desk (R).


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 Pesticide Credit Tour

12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.  Pesticide Credit Tour, Dr. Robert E. Marra 

Meet at Barn A

Connecticut Pesticide credits offered:
All Supervisor Categories including Private Applicator (PA) Category / 4.50 Total Credit Hours

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Event 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Barn Displays¨90 Field Plots and Exhibits¨Technical Demonstrations
Plant Diagnosis and Plant Identification 
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Insect Identification ¨Questions Answered ¨
Activities for Kids
  Lockwood Farm Bus Tours
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Connecticut Pesticide Credits Offered

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