111th Plant Science Day
Wednesday, August 4, 2021, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
890 Evergreen Avenue, Hamden, CT 06518
Free and open to the public.
Rain or shine!
No pets, please. Service animals only.
111th Plant Science Day video on Connecticut Network (CT-N)
Gates open at 9:30 a.m.
Program begins at 10:00 a.m.
Event: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
"Morning Greeting and Opening Remarks"
Dr. Jason C. White, Director
The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
March Farm, Bethlehem, CT
Mr. Brent Peterkin, Executive Director
Gather New Haven, New Haven, CT
"Urban Ecosystems and Cultivating Communities"
Assisted by Ms. Summer Stebbins, Agricultural Research Technician, Dept. of Environmental Sciences
“Container and Raised Bed Gardening: Big Yields from Small Places”
10:40 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
& 3:15 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.
Dr. Scott C. Williams, Agricultural Scientist, Dept. of Forestry and Horticulture
Assisted by Mr. Michael R. Short, Agricultural Research Technician II, Dept. of Forestry and Horticulture
“Deer and Wildlife Control in Your Garden”
Connecticut pesticide credits offered:
All Categories and Private Applicator (PA) Category / 3.25 total credit hours.
Barn Displays, 70 Field Plots and Exhibits, Technical Demonstrations, Plant Diagnosis and Plant Identification, Insect Identification, Questions Answered, Activities for Kids, Lockwood Farm Walking Tour, Connecticut Pesticide Credits Offered