CAES: PLANT SCIENCE DAY, Wednesday, August 7, 2013
2013

PLANT SCIENCE DAY, Wednesday, August 7, 2013

 
103rd Plant Science Day
Wednesday, August 7th, 2013
 
LOCKWOOD FARM
890 Evergreen Avenue, Hamden, CT  06518

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Free and Open to the Public.

RAIN OR SHINE!
No Pets, Please. Service Animals Only.

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Plant Science Day Mailing Flyer (PDF Format)

Plant Science Day Program Booklet (PDF Format)
Plant Science Day Newspaper Flyer (PDF Format)

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Taping of 2013 Plant Science Day Main Tent Events

by Connecticut Network (CT-N)

Date Recorded: 08/07/13, Length: 3 hrs, 37 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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In Main Tent at 11:15 a.m.

DIRECTOR'S REPORT

CENTURY FARM AWARD PRESENTATION
Holmberg Orchards
Gales Ferry, Connecticut

SAMUEL W. JOHNSON MEMORIAL LECTURE
Captain Michael A. McLaughlin, Ph.D.
Acting Director of Food and Feed Scientific Staff, USFDA
The Food Emergency Response Network: FERN 101 and The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

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Presentations on Research & Technical Demonstration
10:00 a.m.
TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATION TENT
Mark Creighton, Apiary Inspector, Department of Entomology
Beekeeping Basics
10:15 a.m.
MAIN TENT
Dr. Jason C. White, Analytical Chemist, Department of Analytical Chemistry
Food Safety Research in the Department of Analytical Chemistry: Surveillance of Fresh
and Manufactured Foods for Chemical Contamination
10:45 a.m.
MAIN TENT 
Dr. Robert E. Marra, Forest Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology and Ecology
Tropical Storms, Hurricanes, Superstorms: Their Impact and Influence on Tree Diseases
10:45 a.m.
TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATION TENT
Gregory J. Bugbee, Soil Scientist, Department of Environmental Sciences
Soil Testing to Improve Plant Growth
1:30 p.m.
 MAIN TENT
Dr. Abigail A. Maynard, Horticulturist, Department of Forestry and Horticulture
The New Crops Program: Helping Connecticut’s Vegetable Growers
2:00 p.m.
MAIN TENT
Dr. Richard S. Cowles, Entomologist, Valley Laboratory
Spotted Wing Drosophila Biology and Management
 2:45 p.m.
TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATION TENT
Mark H. Creighton, Apiary Inspector, Department of Entomology
Beekeeping Basics
3:10 p.m.
TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATION TENT
Gregory J. Bugbee, Soil Scientist, Department of Environmental
Soil Testing to Improve Plant Growth

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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 SUPERVISORY CATEGORIES and private applicators (PA) / 3.75 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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