Delaware Agriculture Week

Monday, January 5 – Saturday, January 10, 2009

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 6th to Thursday January 8th.

A complete, detailed program will be available online by November 24th 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 5
Turf Workshop
State Fairgrounds – 1:30 to 4 PM

Fruit Session
State Fairgrounds – 6 to 9 PM

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

Tuesday, January 6
Vegetable Growers Assn. of Delaware Annual Meeting
State Fairgrounds
Food Safety for Delaware Produce Growers, Large and Small – 9 to Noon
Fresh Market/Vine Crops – 1:30 to 4 PM

Delaware Vegetable Growers Assn. Banquet
Harrington Fire Hall – 6 PM

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

Grain Marketing Strategies
State Fairgrounds – 9 AM to 4 PM

Equine Pasture Session
State Fairgrounds – 6 to 9 PM

Small Flock Poultry
State Fairgrounds – 6 to 9 PM

Veterinarian Session
State Fairgrounds – 6 to 9 PM

Wednesday, January 7
Vegetable Growers Assn. of Delaware Annual Meeting
State Fairgrounds
Processing Crops Session – 9 AM to 4 PM

Direct Marketing Session
State Fairgrounds – 9 AM to 4 PM

Energy Efficiency Session
State Fairgrounds – 1:30 to 4 PM

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

Poultry Nutrient Management
State Fairgrounds – 6 to 9 PM

Small Ruminant Session
State Fairgrounds – 6 to 9 PM

Beef Session
State Fairgrounds – 6 to 9 PM

Thursday, January 8
Agronomy/Soybean Sessions
State Fairgrounds – 9 AM to 4 PM

Mid-Atlantic Soybean Association Dinner and Annual Meeting
State Fairgrounds – 6 PM

Energy Efficiency Session
State Fairgrounds – 9 AM – Noon

Greenhouse/High Tunnel Sessions
State Fairgrounds – 9 AM to 4 PM

Pollinators/Pollination Services in the Farm Bill
State Fairgrounds – 1:30 to 4 PM

Small & Beginning Farmers Session
State Fairgrounds – 6 to 9 PM

Equine Nutrient Management Session
State Fairgrounds – 6 to 9 PM

Friday, January 9
Friends of Ag Breakfast
Harrington Fire Hall – 7:15 AM

Youth Program
State Fairgrounds – 9 AM to ?

Saturday, January 10
Delaware Organic Growers Association
Paradee Center, Dover – 9 AM to 4 PM

Delmarva Forestry Seminar

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