CAES: Plant Science Day 2018, Wednesday, August 8th
2018

Plant Science Day 2018, Wednesday, August 8th


108th Plant Science Day

Wednesday, August 8, 2018


 

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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CAES Plant Science Day 2018 Promotional Video
Plant Science Day 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 108th Plant Science Day

by Connecticut Network (CT-N)

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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.
PAVILION
MORNING GREETING AND OPENING REMARKS
Dr. Theodore G. Andreadis, Director
The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station


10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
PAVILION

Dr. Wade Elmer, Chief Scientist
Department of Plant Pathology and Ecology
"Are nanoparticles the new weapon against plant disease?"



10:15 a.m. - 10:35 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.

TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATION TENT
Mr. Mark H. Creighton, Technician
 Department of Entomology
“Beekeeping Systems Used in Connecticut”


10:40 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.

TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATION TENT
Mr. Gregory J. Bugbee, Associate Agricultural Scientist
Department of Environmental Sciences
“Invasive Aquatic Plant Program”


10:45 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.
PAVILION

CENTURY FARM AWARD
Zentek Farms, Cheshire, CT


11:05 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.
PAVILION
 EXPERIMENT STATION ASSOCIATES
Mr. Skip Hobbs, President, Experiment Station Associates


11:10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
PAVILION
 THE SAMUELW. JOHNSON MEMORIAL LECTURE
Mr. Henry N. Talmage, Director of Member Relations and Economic Services,
New York Farm Bureau


1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
PAVILION
Dr. Quan Zeng, Agricultural Scientist 
Department of Plant Pathology and Ecology
“Fire blight: history, management, and new challenges”


1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

PAVILION
Dr. Carole Cheah, Entomologist 
Valley Laboratory, Windsor
“Climate impacts on hemlocks and hemlock woolly adelgid in the Northeast”


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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Connecticut Pesticide credits offered:
All Categories including Private Applicator (PA) Category / 4.50 Total 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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