CAES: Plant Science Day, Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Plant Science Day, Wednesday, August 1, 2012

 
lockwood farm
890 Evergreen Avenue, Hamden, CT  06518

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RAIN OR SHINE!

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Plant Science Day, Mailing Flyer (47.289mb, 2 pages, PDF Format)
Plant Science Day, Program Booklet (382.81kb, 40 pages, PDF Format)
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Taping of Plant Science Day 2012 by the Connecticut Network (CT-N) (www.ctn.state.ct.us)

CT Agricultural Experiment Station 2012 Plant Science Day
(Date Recorded: 8/1/2012) Length: 3 hr 28 min

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Gates 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 11:15  a.m.

CENTURY FARM AWARD PRESENTATION

Futtner's Family Farm, LLC
East Hartford, CT

SAMUEL W. JOHNSON MEMORIAL LECTURE

Ms. Joan Nichols
Connecticut Certified Forester & President of the Connecticut Professional Timber Producers Assocaition, Inc.
"The Connecticut Forest Products Industry:  Reflections on the Past, Outlook to the Future"
(2.89mb, 19 pages, PDF Format)

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Presentations on Research & Technical Demonstrations

10:00 a.m.

TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATION TENT

Ms. Mary K. Inman, Technician, Department of Plant Pathology and Ecology
Pruning Ornamental Shrubs

(20-minute demonstration, repeated twice during the day, 10:00 a.m. & 2:45 p.m.)

 

10:15 a.m.

MAIN TENT

Dr. Brian D. Eitzer, Analytical Chemist, Department of Analytical Chemistry

Honey Bees and Pesticides: Recent Research on Toxicity and Routes of Exposure
(2.15mb, 36 pages, PDF Format)

 

10:45 a.m.
MAIN TENT
Dr. Sandra L. Anagnostakis, Mycologist, Department of Plant Pathology and Ecology

New Disease Threats for our Trees
(2.03mb, 29 pages, PDF Format)

 

10:30 a.m.
TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATION TENT
Mr. Richard M. Cecarelli, Research Farm Manager, Lockwood Farm

Mulching Basics
(20-minute demonstration, repeated twice during the day, 10:30 a.m. & 3:10 p.m.)

 

11:15 a.m.

MAIN TENT

Greeting and Director's Report, Century Farm Award, Experiment Station Associates, and

The Samuel W. Johnson Memorial Lecture

 

1:30 p.m.
MAIN TENT
Dr. Carole A. Cheah, Entomologist, Department of Entomology

Biological Control of Mile-A-Minute Weed

(6.76mb, 44 pages, PDF Format)

 

2:00 p.m.
MAIN TENT
Dr. Jeffrey S. Ward, Station Forester, Department of Forestry and Horticulture

Running Bamboo (Phyllostachus spp.) in Connecticut

(3.20mb, 28 pages, PDF Format)

 

2:45 p.m.
TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATION TENT

Ms. Mary K. Inman, Technician, Department of Plant Pathology and Ecology
Pruning Ornamental Shrubs

(20-minute demonstration, repeated twice during the day, 10:00 a.m. & 2:45 p.m.)

 

3:10 p.m.
TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATION TENT

Mr. Richard M. Cecarelli, Research Farm Manager, Lockwood Farm

Mulching Basics
(20-minute demonstration, repeated twice during the day, 10:30 a.m. & 3:10 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 at 3:30 p.m.at the registration desk (R).

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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 at 3:30 p.m. at the registration desk (R).

Connecticut Pesticide credits offered:
ALL CATEGORIES and private applicator (PA) / 4 credit hours

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Event 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Barn Displays ¨ 60 Field Plots and Exhibits ¨ Technical Demonstrations
Plant Diagnosis and Plant Identification 
¨ Insect Identification ¨ Questions Answered ¨ Passport for Children
 Lockwood Farm Walking Tours ¨ Connecticut Pesticide Credits Offered

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