NH Tree Fruit Twilight Meeting

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In-Person

Butternut Farm
195 Meaderboro Road
Farmington, NH 03835
United States


1.5 PAT Recertification Credits Available - No registration required.

6:00 p.m.     Welcome and Introductions
Jeremy DeLisle, UNH Extension Field Specialist, Food and Agriculture
Giff Burnap, Owner/Operator, Butternut Farm

6:10 p.m.     Research Update - Using Abandoned Orchards to Understand Soil Microbes and Plant Health,
Early Season Disease Update, and NEWA Forecasting Models and Updates

Dr. Anissa Poleatewich, UNH Dept. of Agriculture Nutrition and Food Systems
Jeremy DeLisle, UNH Extension Field Specialist, Food and Agriculture

6:30 p.m.     Integrated Pest Management for Orchards, Investigating Alternative to Chlorpyrifos
Dr. Anna Wallingford, Extension State Specialist, Entomology and IPM

6:50 p.m.     Soil Health Considerations for Orchard Expansion Project
Chad Cochran, Resource Conservationist, USDA NRCS

7:30 p.m.  Closing remarks, certificate of attendance, adjourn
Jeremy DeLisle, UNH Extension Field Specialist, Food and Agriculture

 

For persons with disabilities requiring special accommodations, please contact Jeremy DeLisle at jeremy.delisle@unh.edu or 603-255-3592, prior to the event. Given ample time, we will make any reasonable effort to make accommodations.