Warm Season Vegetable Crop Production and Pest Management Workshop

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Thursday, April 6, 2017– 9:00am- 12:00pm
Where: Ag Center/Caldwell County Library
Join us for a workshop on warm season vegetable production. This workshop will cover basics of warm season vegetable crop production, with an emphasis on insect, disease, and weed management in Organic and conventional production systems.  There will also be a session covering need-to-know information for all produce farms regarding the Food Safety Modernization Act.

Agenda

8:30 am  Registration opens

9:00 am  Warm season crop production- Craig Mauney. Area Specialized Agent, Fruit & Vegetable Production, N.C. Cooperative Extension

10:00 am  Pest Management in warm season crops*- Craig Mauney & Eli Snyder, Extension Agent, N.C. Cooperative Extension

11:00 am  Part 1: Does the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule apply to your farm? Part 2: Adopting Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and food safety certifications; resources available to assist you.- Elena Rogers, Area Specialized Agent, Food Safety- Fresh Produce, N.C. Cooperative Extension

12:00 pm  Adjourn

Pesticide Credits will be available. Click below for more information.
Questions? Contact Eli Snyder at 828-757-1290

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Photo of Eli SnyderEli SnyderExtension Agent, Agriculture - Commercial and Consumer Hort. (828) 757-1290 (Office) elina_snyder@ncsu.eduCaldwell County, North Carolina
Updated on Mar 22, 2017
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