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New England Vegetable & Berry Growers Winter Meeting

December 3, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

New England Vegetable and Berry Growers’ Association and New England Cooperative Extension present an ALL DAY MEETING Saturday, December 3, 2016 Holiday Inn Portsmouth
300 Woodbury Ave, Portsmouth, NH 03801

Registration: There is a $20.00 Registration Fee. This fee is waived for members of NEV&BGA
Lunch buffet is an additional $20
To register: CLICK HERE or contact Lisa McKeag at 917-573-5558 or by **November 28**

  • WelcomeLisa McKeag, NEVBGA Secretary-Treasurer
  • What’s New with Crop Insurance?Tom Smiarowski and Paul Russell, UMass Extension Risk Management/Crop Insurance Education Program
  • Pumpkin and Butternut Varieties EvaluationDr. Rebecca Brown, Associate Professor, Plant Sciences, University of Rhode Island
  • Wildlife Services: Protecting Agriculture and Livestock from Wildlife – David Allaben, NH/VT State Director USDA, APHIS, Wildlife Services; Agriculture Damage Reimbursement Program for Deer, Bear, & Moose – NHFG, Robert Calvert, Wildlife Biologist
  • Lunch buffet, $20. To reserve a lunch, please contact the Secretary, Lisa McKeag at (917) 573-5558 or by **November 28**. If you order lunch and cannot attend, please call to cancel. We will have to bill you for unpaid meals.
  • NEVGBA Announcements – New England Vegetable and Berry Growers Officers
  • Nutrition and Nutrient Management Recordkeeping for Small Fruit Mary Concklin, Visiting Associate Extension Educator, Fruit Production & IPM UConn Extension
  • 2016 Weather, Insect & Disease Pest Issues in Fruits & VegetablesGeorge Hamilton, Extension Field Specialist, UNH Cooperative Extension
  • Managing Irrigation during Drought Trevor Hardy, Brookdale Fruit Farm Inc. Irrigation and Row Crop Supplies
  • Adjourn

Four pesticide recertification credits have been approved for this meeting. Commercial members are welcome to put up table-top displays.
Co-sponsored by the UMass Extension Risk Management/Crop Insurance Education Program


December 3, 2016
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Holiday Inn – Portsmouth
300 Woodbury Avenue
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States


New england Vegetable and Berry Growers Association