Aug 9, 2017
UConn to Offer One-Day Disease Management Program in September

“Keeping those Dratted Diseases Out of Your Crops” is the theme of a one-day educational program that will take place Sept. 21, 2017, at the Jones Auditorium, Connecticut Agriculture Experiment Station, 123 Huntington Street, in New Haven, Connecticut. 

This educational program will feature the following topics for greenhouse and nursery growers and retailers:

USDA Crop Insurance Options to Manage Farm Risk, Joseph Bonelli, UConn Extension

How to Interpret Signs and Symptoms Caused by Diseases and Disorders, Ann Gould, Rutgers University

Getting to the Root of the Problem, Ann Gould, Rutgers University

Managing Maniacal Mildews, both powder and down, Margery Daughtrey, Cornell University, LIHREC  and Emma Wallace, USDA-ARS Visiting Scientist, ORISE ARS Research Participation Program

Using Disease Management Tools: Getting the Most out of Fungicides and Biologicals:  Choices and Rotations, Margery Daughtrey, LIHREC

How Nutrition Can Affect Contagious Plant Diseases, Wade Elmer, CES

The Plant Doctors Are In to Answer Your Questions

Pesticide recertification credits have been approved for six states in the region.

To learn more about the program click here.

The registration fee of $25 per person includes handouts, refreshments and lunch.




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