CAES: Plant Science Day, August 5, 2009

Plant Science Day, August 5, 2009

    • lockwood farm
      890 Evergreen Avenue, Hamden, CT  06518-2361

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RAIN OR SHINE!

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Plant Science Day Program Booklet (871.16kb, 35 pages, .PDF Format)

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Taping of Plant Science Day 2009 by the Connecticut Network (CT-N) (www.ctn.state.ct.us)

 

CT Agricultural Experiment Station Plant Science Day - Awards and Johnson Lecture  (Date Recorded: 8/5/2009)
Length: 1 hr 14 min  {Watch Video On-demand Stream Now}
CT Agricultural Experiment Station Plant Science Day - Morning Main Tent Presentations  (Date Recorded: 8/5/2009)
Length: 2 hr 6 min  {Watch Video On-demand Stream Now}   

 
 
 
 
 
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10:00am--Greeting

In Main Tent at 11:20  a.m.

CENTURY FARM AWARD PRESENTATION

SAMUEL W. JOHNSON MEMORIAL LECTURE

Margery Winters
Senior Educator, Roaring Brook Nature Center, Canton
Saving our Wild Areas, One Yard at a Time
(7.55mb, 116 pages, PDF Format)
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Presentations on Research & Technical Demonstrations
10:00 a.m.
TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATION TENT
Dr. Claire Rutledge, Entomologist, Department of Entomology
Do I Have the Asian Longhorned Beetle?  How to Identify this Major Threat to Connecticut’s Trees
(15-minute demonstration, repeated twice during the day, 10:00 a.m. & 1:35 p.m.)
 
10:20 a.m.
MAIN TENT
Dr. Victoria L. Smith, Deputy State Entomologist, Department of Entomology
Asian Longhorned Beetle: A Threat to our Forests
(1.96mb, 35 pages, PDF Format)
 

10:50 a.m.

MAIN TENT

Dr. Douglas W. Dingman, Microbiologist, Department of Biochemistry and Genetics

Honeybees and American Foulbrood

(1.59mb, 31 pages, PDF Format)
 
11:05 a.m.

TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATION TENT
Mr. Thomas Rathier, Soil Scientist, Valley Laboratory
Gardening with Containers
(15-minute demonstration, repeated twice during the day, 11:05 a.m. & 2:05 p.m.)
 
11:20 a.m.
MAIN TENT
Introductions, Award Presentations, Century Farm Award, and The Samuel W. Johnson Memorial Lecture
 
11:45 a.m.
MAIN TENT
Guest Speaker, Margery Winters, Senior Educator, Roaring Brook Nature Center, Canton
Saving our Wild Areas, One Yard at a Time
(7.55mb, 116 pages, PDF Format)
 
1:20 p.m.
MAIN TENT
Dr. Francis J. Ferrandino, Epidemiologist, Department of Plant Pathology and Ecology
Weather Monitoring, Pathogen Biology, and Disease Management for Winegrapes in Connecticut
(757.89kb, 18 pages, PDF Format)
 
1:35 p.m.
TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATION TENT
Dr. Claire Rutledge, Entomologist, Department of Entomology
Do I Have the Asian Longhorned Beetle?  How to Identify this Major Threat to Connecticut’s Trees.
(15-minute demonstration, repeated twice during the day, 10:00 a.m. & 1:35 p.m.)
 
1:50 p.m.
MAIN TENT
Dr. John F. Anderson, Medical Entomologist, Department of Entomology
Detection and Control of Bed Bugs 
(1.88mb, 22 pages, PDF Format)
 
2:05 p.m.
TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATION TENT
Mr. Thomas Rathier, Soil Scientist, Valley Laboratory
Gardening with Containers
(15-minute demonstration, repeated twice during the day, 11:05 a.m. & 2:05 p.m.)

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Pesticide Credit Tour

12:15-1:15pm  Pesticide Credit Tour, Mr. 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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Connecticut Pesticide Credits

Connecticut 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.

Connecticut Pesticide Credits Offered:  All Categories and Private Applicators (PA): 3.5 hours.  Applicators can assign 3.5 credit hours to one category or split hours among more than one category.



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10 a.m.–4 p.m.

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

All Categories and Private Applicators (PA):  3.5 hours.

Applicators can assign 3.5 credit hours to one category or split hours among more than one category.

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