CAES: Plant Science Day 2014, Wednesday, August 6th
2014

Plant Science Day 2014, Wednesday, August 6th


104th Plant Science Day

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

 

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 Color Flyer

Plant Science Day Mailing Flyer

Plant Science Day Program Booklet

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Taping of 2014 Plant Science Day Main Tent Events

by Connecticut Network (CT-N)

Date Recorded: 08/06/14, Length: 2 hrs, 43 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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AGENDA


10:00 a.m. - 10: 15 a.m.
MAIN TENT
Morning Greeting and Opening Remarks
Dr. Theodore G. Andreadis, Director
The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

10:15 a.m. - 10:35 a.m. & 2:45 p.m. - 3:05 p.m.
TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATION TENT
Dr. Abigail Maynard, Horticulturist, Department of Forestry and Horticulture
Compost: How to Make and Use in Your Garden

10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
MAIN TENT
Dr. Jeffrey S. Ward, Station Forester and Chief Scientist, Department of Forestry and Horticulture
Managing the Roadside Forest: Balancing Aesthetics and Utility Reliability

10:45 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
MAIN TENT

The Samuel W. Johnson Memorial Lecture
Dr. Mike Hoffmann
Director, Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station
Associate Dean, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Department of Entomology
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Climate Change and Agriculture: No Longer Business as Usual


11:20 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. & 3:10 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATION TENT
Dr. Todd L. Mervosh, Weed Scientist, Valley Laboratory
Common Garden Weeds

11:20 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
MAIN TENT
Century Farm Award Presentation

Holdridge Farm Nursery- Ledyard, Connecticut

11:40 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
MAIN TENT
Experiment Station Associates
Mr. Will Rowlands, President, Experiment Station Associates

11:50 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
MAIN TENT
The Honorable Governor Dannel P. Malloy
President, Board of Control

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
MAIN TENT
Dr. Wade H. Elmer, Plant Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology and Ecology

Nanoparticles in Agriculture

2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
MAIN TENT

Dr. Kimberly A. Stoner, Entomologist, Department of Entomology
Honey Bees and Bumble Bees – Their Problems, and What You Can Do To Help

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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, 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 pesticide license categories including private applicators (PA) / 3.75 credit hours

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Event 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

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

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