CAES: Plant Science Day, August 1, 2007

Plant Science Day, August 1, 2007

Lockwood Farm
890 Evergreen Avenue
Hamden, CT  06518-2361

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Plant Science Day 2007 Program Booklet (878.71KB, 31 pages, .PDF Format)

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Taping of Plant Science Day 2007 by the Connecticut Network (CT-N) (www.ctn.state.ct.us)
Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station 2007 Plant Science Day 
(Date Recorded: 8/1/2007)
Length: 3 hr 2 min  {Watch Video On-demand Stream Now}  link to this item

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10:00am--Greeting

In the MAIN TENT at 11:15am

Louis A. Magnarelli, Director--PRESIDING

CENTURY FARM AWARD

REMARKS
Edmund Tucker
President, Experiment Station Associates

SAMUEL W. JOHNSON MEMORIAL LECTURE

F. Philip Prelli
Commissioner, Connecticut Department of Agriculture
"Connecticut Agriculture--The Local Flavor"

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PRESENTATIONS ON RESEARCH & TECHNICIAL DEMONSTRATIONS

10:00 a.m.  Pruning Ornamental Plants, Mary K. Inman

10:15 a.m.  Using DNA Fingerprinting to Identify the Blood-Feeding Patterns of Mosquito Vectors of West Nile Virus in ConnecticutDr. Theodore G. Andreadis (1.08mb, 19 pages, PDF Format)

10:45 a.m.   What is Happening to Our Honey Bees?Dr. Kirby C. Stafford, III (763.19kb, 26 pages, PDF Format)

11:00 a.m. Beekeeping Basics, Ira Kettle

1:15 p.m.   Scattering Scats: White-Tailed Deer as Seed DispersersScott C. Williams (471.0mb, 53 pages, PDF Format)

1:30 a.m. Pruning Ornamental Shrubs, Mary K. Inman

1:45 p.m.   Are Plant Pathogens Causing Salt Marsh Dieback?Dr. Wade H. Elmer (10.35mb, 41 pages, PDF Format)

2:00 p.m. Beekeeping Basics, Ira Kettle

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PESTICIDE CREDIT TOUR

12:15-1:15pm  Pesticide Credit Tour, Thomas M. Rathier

If you are interested in obtaining pesticide credits you must sign-in at the registration desk between 9:30am-10:00am, and sign-out to pick up pesticide credit forms between 2:45pm- 4:00pm.

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PESTICIDE CREDITS

Pesticide credits will be offered for attending Plant Science Day.  If you are interested in obtaining pesticide credits, you must sign-in at the registration desk at the start of the day, between 9:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m., collect signatures for the talks, demonstration, and tours you attended, and sign-out to pick up your pesticide credit form between 2:45 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Pesticide Credits Offered:  Private Applicators (PA): 2 1/2 hours, Ornamental and Turf (3A): 2 1/2 hours, Aquatic (5): 1/2 hour, Rights of Way (6): 1/2 hour, General Pest (7A): 1 1/2 hours, Mosquito (7F): 1/2 hour, Public Health (8): 1/2 hour, Demonstration and Research (10):1 1/2 hours

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10:00am-4:00pm

Barn Displays
70 Field Plots and Exhibits
Plant Diagnosis
Insect Identification
Questions Answered
Demonstrations
Passport for Children
Lockwood Farm Walking Tours
Pesticide Credits


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