Month: October 2022

UConn Extension’s Vegetable & Small Fruit Growers’ Conference and Trade Show is Back!

   

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Sheraton Hartford South Hotel

100 Capital Blvd

Rocky Hill, CT 06067

REGISTRATION:
Regular: Early Bird (prior to 12/29) $50.00 (+$1.00 processing fee)
After 12/29 $70.00 same day registration will be available, cash or check only.
Student: Early Bird (prior to 12/29) $30.00 After 12/29: $50.00, same day registration will be available, cash or check only. You MUST present your school or student ID when you check in the day of the event.

Trade Show: We have 30-35 tables available for a trade show held during the conference for$130.00 per table. Tables will be first come, first serve basis, and have sold out in the past.

4 pesticide CEUs approved!

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Vegetable Twilight Meeting at Cold Spring Brook Farm, Sept. 2022

UConn Extension held a Vegetable Twilight Meeting at Cold Spring Brook Farm in Berlin, Connecticut on September 21, 2022. The video below is a recording of the meeting, and the handouts shared are also included.

Handouts

Handout 1 – Uneven Ripening in High Tunnel Tomatoes

Handout 2 – Models and Data

Handout 3 – Biodegradable Mulch

Twilight Meeting Recording

Our work with high tunnel vegetable production is supported by USDA NRCS Conservation Innovation Grant Award # NR203A750008G009/Subaward # 0008145/07132020, and our work with biodegradable plastic mulch is supported by USDA Crop Protection Pest Management Program Grants # 2021-70006-35582 and 2017-70006-27201.