CAES: Plant Science Day 2015, Wednesday, August 5th
2015

Plant Science Day 2015, Wednesday, August 5th


105th Plant Science Day

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015


 

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 (PDF Format)

Plant Science Day Mailing Flyer (PDF Format)

Plant Science Day Program Booklet (PDF Format)

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CT Agricultural Experiment Station 105th Plant Science Day 

by Connecticut Network (CT-N)

Date Recorded: 08/5/2015, Length: 2 hrs., 56 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. - 10:45 a.m.
MAIN TENT
Dr. Robert Marra, Forest Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology and Ecology
Internal Decay in Trees and its Role in the Forest Carbon Cycle

10:15 a.m. - 10:35 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.
TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATION TENT
Mr. Gregory Bugbee, Soil and Aquatic Ecosystem Scientist, Department of Environmental Sciences
Invasive Aquatic Plants That Threaten Lakes and Ponds


10:40 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATION TENT
Mr. Mark Creighton, Apiary Inspector, Department of Entomology
Beekeeping Basics


10:45 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.
MAIN TENT

CENTURY FARM AWARD

11:05 a.m.- 11:10 a.m.
MAIN TENT
 EXPERIMENT STATION ASSOCIATES
Mr. Will Rowlands, President, Experiment Station Associates

11:10 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
MAIN TENT
 THE SAMUELW. JOHNSON MEMORIAL LECTURE
Protecting Forests in Connecticut for the Future - How are we Doing? What Will it Take?
Mr. Eric Hammerling
Executive Director
Connecticut Forest & Park Assocation

1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
MAIN TENT
Dr. Blaire Steven, Environmental Microbiologist, Department of Environmental Sciences
From the Very Large to the Extremely Small: Including Microbiology in Climate Models


1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
MAIN TENT
Dr. Goudarz Molaei, Medical Entomologist/Vector Biologist, Department of Environmental Sciences
Tracking Ticks and Tick-associated Diseases in Connecticut


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 3:25 p.m. at the registration desk (R).


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 Pesticide Credit Tour

12:00pm-1:00pm  Pesticide Credit Tour, Dr. Robert E. Marra 

Connecticut Pesticide credits offered:
All pesticide license categories including private applicators (PA) / 4.50 credit hours

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 Tour of Native Woody Shrubs

1:00pm-1:30pm  Dr. Jeffrey S. Ward, Station Forester, Department of Forestry and Horticulture

Meet at the Wood Arbor of the Native Woody Shrubs

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Lockwood Farm Walking Tour

2:35 p.m.- 3:35 p.m. Dr. Robert E. Marra, Forest Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology and Ecology

Meet at registration desk (R)

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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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