CAES: Plant Science Day, Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Plant Science Day, Wednesday, August 4, 2010

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

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RAIN OR SHINE!

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Plant Science Day, Mailing Flyer (34.42kb, 1 page, PDF Format)
Plant Science Day, Program Booklet (612.55kb, 36 pages, PDF Format)

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Taping of Plant Science Day 2010 by the Connecticut Network (CT-N) (www.ctn.state.ct.us)

 

CT Agricultural Experiment Station 2010 Plant Science Day - Awards & Johnson Lecture  (Date Recorded: 8/4/2010)
Length: 2 hr 37 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

Brown Family Farm, Windsor, CT

SAMUEL W. JOHNSON MEMORIAL LECTURE

Dr. Dana Royer
Assistant Professor, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Wesleyan University
“What Fossil Plants Can Tell Us About Climate Change”
(2.39mb, 27 pages, PDF Format)
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Presentations on Research & Technical Demonstrations
10:00 a.m.
TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATION TENT
Mr. Gregory J. Bugbee, Scientist, Department of Environmental Sciences
Identification of Invasive Aquatic Plants
(15-minute demonstration, repeated twice during the day, 10:00 a.m. & 1:35 p.m.)
 
10:20 a.m.
MAIN TENT
Dr. Kirby C. Stafford III, Vice Director, Head  Department of Entomology
Be our Guest: The History of Plant Science Day
(12.21mb, 30 pages, PDF Format)
 

10:50 a.m.

MAIN TENT

Dr. Sandra L. Anagnostakis, Mycologist, Department of Plant Pathology & Ecology

Chestnut Blight: A Trip Through Time

(13.07mb, 30 pages, PDF Format)


11:05 a.m.

TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATION TENT
Dr. Carole A. Cheah, Entomologist, Valley Laboratory and Dr. Todd L. Mervosh, Weed Scientist, Valley Laboratory
Control Options for Invasive Plants
(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, Dr. Dana Royer, Assistant Scientist, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Wesleyan University
“What Fossil Plants can tell us about Climate Change”
(2.39mb, 27 pages, PDF Format)

1:20 p.m.
MAIN TENT
Dr. Jeffrey S. Ward, Forester, Head Department of Forestry and Horticulture
Our Dynamic Connecticut Forest: 80 Years of Observations
(17.32mb, 55 pages, PDF Format)
 
1:35 p.m.
TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATION TENT
Mr. Gregory J. Bugbee, Scientist, Department of Environmental Sciences
Identification of Invasive Aquatic Plants
(15-minute demonstration, repeated twice during the day, 10:00 a.m. & 1:35 p.m.)
 
2:05 a.m.
TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATION TENT
Dr. Carole A. Cheah, Entomologist, Valley Laboratory and Dr. Todd L. Mervosh, Weed Scientist, Valley Laboratory
Control Options for Invasive Plants
(15-minute demonstration, repeated twice during the day, 11:05 a.m. & 2:05 p.m.)

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Pesticide Credit Tour

12:15pm-1:15pm  Pesticide Credit Tour, Dr. Robert E. Marra 

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:
3.5* CREDIT HOURS for ALL CATEGORIES, PRIVATE APPLICATORS
* 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

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