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109th Plant Science Day

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

LOCKWOOD FARM
890 Evergreen Avenue, Hamden, CT  06518


Free and Open to the Public.

RAIN OR SHINE!
No Pets, Please. Service Animals Only.


CAES Plant Science Day 2019 Promotional Video

Plant Science Day Flyer (Coming Soon)

Plant Science Day Mailing Flyer

Plant Science Day Program Booklet 


CT Agricultural Experiment Station 109th Plant Science Day

by Connecticut Network (CT-N)
(Posted after event)


Gates Open at 9:30 a.m.
Program Begins at 10:00 a.m.
Event 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


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. James A. LaMondia, Chief Scientist,
Valley Laboratory, Windsor
“History of Broadleaf Tobacco Production in Connecticut”

10:15 a.m. - 10:35 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.
TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATION TENT
Dr. Abigail A. Maynard, Associate Agricultural Scientist,
Department of Forestry and Horticulture
“How to Grow the Best Tomatoes!”

10:40 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. & 3:15 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.
TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATION TENT
Dr. DeWei Li, Agricultural Scientist/Mycologist,
Valley Laboratory, Windsor
“Indoor Molds and Their Management”

10:45 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.
PAVILION
CENTURY FARM AWARD
Hastings Farm LLC, Suffield, 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. Keith B. Bishop, Co-CEO, Treasurer & Winemaker
Bishop’s Orchards, Guilford, CT
“What Your Grandparents Couldn’t Teach You: Seven Generations of Adapting Stewardship”

1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
PAVILION
Dr. Scott C. Williams, Associate Agricultural Scientist,
Department of Forestry and Horticulture
“The Links Between Forest and Public Health”

1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
PAVILION
Dr. Lindsay R. Triplett, Assistant Agricultural Scientist,
Department of Plant Pathology and Ecology
“The Carolina Gold Rush: Learning New Secrets from Heirloom Rice”

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).


Connecticut Pesticide credits offered:
All Categories including Private Applicator (PA) Category / 3.25 Total Credit Hours


Event 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

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