CAES: Plant Science Day 2016, Wednesday, August 3rd
2016

Plant Science Day 2016, Wednesday, August 3rd


106th Plant Science Day

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016


 

LOCKWOOD FARM
890 Evergreen Avenue, Hamden, CT  06518

                     

Free and Open to the Public.

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

                     

Plant Science Day Color Flyer (PDF Format)

Plant Science Day Mailing Flyer (PDF Format)

Plant Science Day Program Booklet (PDF Format)

                     

CT Agricultural Experiment Station 106th Plant Science Day 

by Connecticut Network (CT-N)

Date Recorded: 8/3/2016,  Length: 2 hr., 51 min. 


                     

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

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. Philip M. Armstrong, Virologist/Medical Entomologist,
Center for Vector Biology & Zoonotic Diseases, Department of Environmental Sciences
Mosquitoes and Zika Virus: Assessing the Threat  (PDF Format)

10:15 a.m. - 10:35 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.
TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATION TENT
Dr. Jatinder S. Aulakh, Weed Scientist, Valley Laboratory
Know Your Weeds-Identification and Control


10:40 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATION TENT
Dr. Kimberly A. Stoner, Entomologist, Department of Entomology
 Planting for the Bees' Needs


10:45 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.
PAVILION
CENTURY FARM AWARD
Norman Hill Farm, Thompson, Connecticut


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

11:10 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
PAVILION
 THE SAMUELW. JOHNSON MEMORIAL LECTURE
The Positive Power of Plants: Frederick Law Olmsted in Connecticut (PDF Format)
Mr. David K. Leff
Essayist; Environmentalist; Former Deputy Commissioner, Department of Environmental Protection

1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
PAVILION
Dr. Katja Maurer, Agricultural Post-Doctoral Scientist, Valley Laboratory, Windsor
Hops: A New Specialty Crop for Connecticut (PDF Format)


1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
PAVILION
Dr. Adriana L. Arango-Velez,
 Tree Physiologist, Department of Forestry and Horticulture
Climate Change and Invasive Pests and Pathogens
(PDF Format)


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).


                     

 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 applicators (PA) category / 4.50 credit hours

                     

 Tour of Native Woody Shrubs

1:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.  Dr. Jeffrey S. Ward, Station Forester, Department of Forestry and Horticulture

Meet at the Wood Arbor of the Native Woody Shrubs

                     

Lockwood Farm Walking Tour

2:35 p.m.- 3:35 p.m. Dr. Robert E. Marra, Forest Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology and Ecology

Meet at registration desk (R)

                    

Event 10 a.m.4 p.m.

Barn Displays84 Field Plots and ExhibitsTechnical Demonstrations
Plant Diagnosis and Plant Identification 
Insect Identification Questions Answered 
Activities for Kids
  Lockwood Farm Bus Tours
Connecticut Pesticide Credits Offered

                       







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