Pumpkin & Watermelon Workshop

Date: January 24, 2013
Time: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Location: Camden Missionary Church Outreach Center, 611 W. Bell St., Camden, MI 49232
Contact: Ron Goldy, 269-208-1651, goldy@anr.msu.edu

Pumpkin and watermelon are two crops gaining importance in Michigan. To assist current and potential growers, Michigan State University Extension will be offering a day-long workshop on their production. The workshop will cover production basics as well as diseases, insects, varieties, marketing and food safety practices. The workshop will be held in Camden, Michigan January 24, 2013 at the Camden Missionary Church Outreach Center, 611 West Bell Street. The cost is $60 per person and includes refreshments, lunch and a notebook. Those interested must be registered by January 11, 2013.

View flyer with registration info and directions

For questions or additional information, contact Dr. Ron Goldy at 269-944-1477-207 or goldy@anr.msu.edu.

Schedule

Agenda  
 8:30 am  Registration
9:00 am  Welcome  Ron Goldy - MSUE
 9:10 am  Culture  Ron Goldy - MSUE
 10:00 am  Break
10:15 am  Disease ID and Control  Lina Rodriguez - MSUE
 11:15 am  Focus on Powdery Mildew and P. capsici  Charles Krasnow - MSU
 12:00 pm  Lunch  
 12:45 pm  GAP  Phil Tocco - MSUE
 2:00 pm  Varieties  Bob Hamilton - Rispens Seeds
 2:40 pm  Marketing  Tyler Hodges - Todd Greiner Produce
 3:10 pm  Break  
 3:25 pm  Insect ID and Control  Ben Werling - MSUE
 4:50 pm  Evaluation  Ron Goldy - MSUE