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