New Hampshire Vegetable & Berry Growers' Association Meeting

Sat, 02/02/2019
9:00am - 3:30pm
Doubletree Hotel
700 Elm St
Manchester, NH 03101

Date: Saturday, February 2, 2019

Time: 9am -3:30pm (registration at 8:30 am)

Please Note Our location: We’ll be with the NH Farm & Forest Expo at the Doubletree Hotel in Manchester NH. Inquire at the meeting for a reduced rate to visit the Expo. (

Cost: $5 NHVBGA members, $10 non-members

This meeting offers 3.5 recertification credits for pesticide applicators.

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,; 603-648-6183, PO Box 333, Salisbury NH 03268.

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


$5 NHVBGA members, $10 non-members