NH Vegetable & Berry Growers' Meeting Scheduled

The NHVBGA Annual Meeting will be held on Saturday, Feb 2 in Manchester NH.

The NH Vegetable and Berry Growers' Association annual educational meeting offers a full schedule of presentations on an array of interesting topics, as well as 3.5 recertification credits for pesticide applicators. See the full events listing here.

The agenda will include:

  • 10 things we’ve learned from on-farm FSMA inspections – Pooh Sprague & Vickie Smith
  • NH insect pests update & welcome to our new IPM Specialist! – Anna Wallingford, UNH Extension
  • Labor regulations: what you need to know – Kelly Connelley or Steven McKinney, NH Dept. of Labor
  • Tips for raising healthy vegetable transplants – Jonathan Ebba, UNH Extension
  • Vegetable & strawberry variety updates – David Handley, UMaine Extension
  • Commercial member show & tell
  • Lunch (on your own; available at the Expo) and Visit Expo/Trade Show
  • NHVBGA Business Meeting
  • New programs available for NH growers
  • Innovations in strawberry production – David Handley, UMaine Extension
  • Featured Farm: Looking at alternative strategies to build market share – Andre Cantelmo, Heron Pond Farm and Three River Alliance

No need to pre-register. To inquire about NHVBGA membership, please contact: Raymond Deary, raydeary@yahoo.com; 603-648-6183, PO Box 333, Salisbury NH 03268.

If you need special accommodations to participate, please contact Shyloh Favreau at shyloh.favreau@unh.edu or 603-862-3200 by January 26, 2019.