UD Extension Vegetable and Small Fruit Program Open House

August 8, 2012 under CANR News, Cooperative Extension

The University of Delaware Extension Vegetable and Small Fruit Program invites growers and all those interested in the vegetable and small fruit industry in Delaware to an open house on Tuesday, August 21 from 4-8 p.m. at the Carvel Research and Education Center.

This open house will feature field research projects from the 2012 season in watermelons, processing and fresh market sweet corn, lima beans, pickles, strawberries, blackberries, lettuce, onions, greens, and other crops. Hear information about breeding programs, reduced tillage systems, overwintering production, season extension, and much more. Preliminary results will be presented and there will be a wagon tour. Dinner will also be served at the event, featuring local produce.

Gordon Johnson, vegetable and fruit specialist, and Emmalea Ernest, lima breeder and extension associate, will be leading discussions.

Please pre-register by contacting Karen Adams at 302-856-2585 ext. 540 or adams@udel.edu.

It is the policy of the Delaware Cooperative Extension System that no person shall be subjected to discrimination on the grounds of race, color, sex, disability, age or national origin.