May 26: Agronomic Crop Grower Meeting

May 6, 2010 under CANR News

Join your fellow producers and the UD Extension team for an overview of University of Delaware’s Demonstration Plots at the Marl Pit Road Demonstration Site. We’ll cover highlights on grain marketing, nutrient management and pest management, as well. We will apply for DE Pesticide and Nutrient Management re-certification credits and Certified Crop Advisor credits. This meeting is free and everyone interested in attending is welcome.

When: Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Where: UD Cooperative Extension Research and Demonstration Area (3/4 mile east of Armstrong Corner, on Marl Pit Rd. – Road 429, Middletown)

Time: 6:00 to 8:00 PM

Bring: A tailgate or a lawn chair

To register, request more information or require special needs assistance for this meeting, please call our office in advance at (302) 831-2506.

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UD Requesting Farmer/Grower Input

February 2, 2010 under CANR News

The Center for Energy and Environmental Policy (CEEP) at the University of Delaware is conducting a policy analysis of the potential benefits of enhancing the local food system in Delaware. The objective of this survey is to improve the understanding of the current local food system in Delaware and the barriers and opportunities for its enhancement as perceived by different stakeholders in the local food system. Participants in this survey include farmers and growers, restaurants, retailers, and institutions in Delaware.

Results of this survey will be included in a final report to the Delaware state legislature.

If you fall into one of the catagories above, or have received a direct email regarding this survey, please take a few moments to complete this survey.  The questionnaire will take you approximately 10 minutes to complete.

Individual responses will be collected on a secure web server. These data will remain confidential and viewed only by the study team. No personally identifiable information is collected in this survey. Your participation is entirely voluntary. To leave the study at any time, close the web browser before you press the final submission button at the end of the survey. Any responses you previously made will not be saved.

If you have any questions concerning the study, please contact Kate Kuholski, CEEP, University of Delaware at kuholski@udel.edu.

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