112th Plant Science Day
Wednesday, August 3, 2022, 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.
112th 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
"Urban Agriculture for Food Security in Challenging Spaces"
Fairholm Farm, Woodstock, CT
Ms. Katie S. Dykes, Commissioner
Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CT DEEP), 79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT
"Soil Organic Carbon: A Key Component of Soil Health in a Changing Climate"
"Laboratory Analyses of Processed Foods, Raw Agricultural Commodities and Animal Feed in Connecticut"
"Beekeeping Systems Used in Connecticut"
10:40 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
& 3:15 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.
Mr. Gregory J. Bugbee, Associate Agricultural Scientist, Dept. of Environmental Science and Forestry
Assisted by: Ms. Summer Stebbins, Agricultural Research Technician I, Dept. of Environmental Science and Forestry
"Managing Weeds in Lakes and Ponds"
If you are interested in obtaining pesticide credits you must sign-in at the registration desk between 9:30 a.m-10:00 a.m.: collect signatures for the talks, demonstrations, 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 and Private Applicator (PA) Category / 3.25 total credit hours.
Barn Displays, Field Plots and Exhibits, Technical Demonstrations, Plant Diagnosis and Plant Identification, Insect Identification, Questions Answered, Activities for Kids, Lockwood Farm Walking Tour, Tour of Native Woody Shrubs, Connecticut Pesticide Credits Offered