Delaware Agriculture Week 2011

Monday, January 17 – Saturday, January 22, 2011

The University of Delaware Cooperative Extension, Delaware State University Cooperative Extension and the Delaware Department of Agriculture are again cooperating to organize a week of agricultural-related events.

The following General Agenda outlines the various meetings and events that are planned and their approximate times. Most will take place at the Delaware State Fairgrounds. The associated trade show will take place in the Dover Building from Tuesday, January 18th to Thursday, January 20st.

The detailed session agendas will be available online at the end of November and the completed program will be mailed out in December. Delaware and Maryland Pesticide Recertification credits, Nutrient Management credits and CCA credits will be offered.

Check the website for updates: http://www.rec.udel.edu/AgWeek/home.htm

Ag Week General Agenda

Monday, January 17
Fruit & Vegetable Growers Assn. of Delaware Evening Session
State Fairgrounds – 6 to 9 PM

Hay and Pasture Evening Session
State Fairgrounds – 6 to 9 PM

Tuesday, January 18
Fruit & Vegetable Growers Assn. of Delaware Annual Meeting
State Fairgrounds
General Session – 9 AM  to Noon
Fresh Market/Vine Crops – 1:30  to 4:30 PM

Fruit & Vegetable Growers Assn. Banquet
Harrington Fire Hall – 6 PM

Hay and Pasture Day-Time Sessions
State Fairgrounds – 9 AM to 4:30 PM

Equine Pasture & Nutrient Management Session
State Fairgrounds – 6 to 9 PM

Small Ruminant Session
State Fairgrounds – 6 to 9 PM

Wednesday, January 19
Fruit & Vegetable Growers Assn. of Delaware Annual Meeting
State Fairgrounds
Processing Crops Session – 9 AM to 4PM
Direct Marketing Session – 9 AM to Noon

Aquaculture & Business Planning Session
State Fairgrounds – 1 PM to 4 PM

Poultry Nutrient Management
Carvel REC, Georgetown – 9 AM to Noon

Poultry Nutrient Management
State Fairgrounds – 6 to 9 PM

Small Flock Poultry
State Fairgrounds – 6 to 9 PM

Beef Cattle Producers Session
State Fairgrounds – 6 to 9 PM

Thursday, January 20
Agronomy/Soybean Session
State Fairgrounds – 9 AM to Noon

Secretaries of Agriculture Roundtable
State Fairgrounds – 1 PM to 2:30 PM

Grain Marketing Strategies Conference
State Fairgrounds – 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Friday, January 21
Friends of Ag Breakfast
Harrington Fire Hall – 7 AM to 9:30 AM

Irrigation Management Sessions
Harrington Fire Hall – 10 AM to 2:30 PM

Saturday, January 22
Delaware Organic Growers Association
Paradee Center, Dover – 9 AM to 4 PM

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