2012 Delaware Agriculture Week

Delaware Agriculture Week

Monday, January 16 – Saturday, January 21, 2012

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 agriculture-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 17 to Thursday, January 19.

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.

Ag Week General Agenda

Monday, January 16
Fruit & Vegetable Growers Assn. of Delaware Fruit Session
State Fairgrounds – 6 to 9 PM

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

Tuesday, January 17
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

Grain Marketing Session
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

Forestry Session
State Fairgrounds – 6 to 9 PM

Wednesday, January 18
Fruit & Vegetable Growers Assn. of Delaware Annual Meeting
State Fairgrounds
Processing Crops Session – 9 AM to Noon
Vegetable Tillage Session – 1:30  to 4:30 PM
Direct Marketing Session – 9 AM to Noon

Aquaculture 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 19
Agronomy/Soybean Session
State Fairgrounds – 9 AM to 4:30 PM

DDA, FSA, Farm Credit – Young Farmer Loan Program
State Fairgrounds – 9 AM to 4:30 PM

Friday, January 20
Friends of Ag Breakfast
Harrington Fire Hall – 7 to 9:30 AM

Saturday, January 21
Market Gardener Roundtable
Paradee Center, Dover – 9 AM to Noon

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