CAES: Plant Science Day, Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Plant Science Day, Wednesday, August 3, 2011

 
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 (41.26kb, 1 page, PDF Format)
Plant Science Day, Program Booklet (375.31kb, 26 pages, PDF Format)

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Taping of Plant Science Day 2011 by the Connecticut Network (CT-N) (www.ctn.state.ct.us)

CT Agricultural Experiment Station 2011 Plant Science Day
(Date Recorded: 8/3/2011)  Length: 2 hr 59 min   
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Doors 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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10:00am--Greeting

In Main Tent at 11:20  a.m.

CENTURY FARM AWARD PRESENTATION

Collins Powder Hill Farm, Enfield, CT

SAMUEL W. JOHNSON MEMORIAL LECTURE

Mr. Gregory M. Schaan
President & Chief Executive Officer, Imperial Nurseries, Inc., Granby, CT
"The Impact of the Nursery Industry on Connecticut's Economy"
(1.19mb, 27 pages, PDF Format)
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Presentations on Research & Technical Demonstrations

10:00 a.m.

TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATION TENT

Mr. Ira J. Kettle, State Apiary Inspector, Department of Entomology
Bekeeping Basics

(15-minute demonstration, repeated twice during the day, 10:00 a.m. & 1:35 p.m.)

 

10:20 a.m.

MAIN TENT

Dr. Chris T. Maier, Entomologist, Department of Entomology

The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug: Another Harmful Invasive Insect from Asia

(3.15mb, 61 pages, PDF Format)

 

10:50 a.m.
MAIN TENT
Dr. Victoria L. Smith, Deputy State Entomologist, Department of E
ntomology

Healthy Plants—Healthy Business: Support of the Green Industry by Inspection

(4.08mb, 26 pages, PDF Format)

 

11:05 a.m.
TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATION TENT
Dr. Gale E. Ridge, Entomologist, Department of Entomology

Introduction to Bed Bugs, Self-Protection and Management

(20-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

 

1:20 p.m.
MAIN TENT
Dr. Abigail A. Maynard, Horticulturalist, Department of Forestry and Horticulture

The Experiment Station’s New Crops Program

(3.05mb, 29 pages, PDF Format)

 

1:35 p.m.
TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATION TENT
Mr. Ira J. Kettle, State Apiary Inspector, Department of Entomology

Beekeeping Basics

(20-minute demonstration, repeated twice during the day, 10:00 a.m. & 1:35 p.m.)

 

1:50 p.m.
MAIN TENT
Dr. Goudarz Molaei, Medical Entomologist, Department of Environmental Sciences
To Bite or Not to Bite: Mosquitoes and Transmission of West Nile and Eastern Equine Encephalitis Viruses in Connecticut

(2.78mb, 39 pages, PDF Format)

 

2:05 p.m.
TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATION TENT
Dr. Gale E. Ridge, Entomologist, Department of Entomology

Introduction to Bed Bugs, Self-Protection and Management

(20-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:
4.25 credits in ALL supervisor categories and ALL private applicator (PA) categories.

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Event 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Barn Displays ¨ 80 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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