Date: Thursday May 8, 2014 6pm
Location: Summit City Farms, 500 University Blvd, Glassboro, NJ 08028
6:00 Welcome, Lewis DeEugenio Jr. and Family
6:10 Walking tour of Gloria, PF-17, and Sentry. Identification of insect pests, proper monitoring procedures and management.
Dr. Anne Nielsen, Extension Specialist in Fruit Entomology,
Dean Polk, Statewide Fruit IPM Agent
6:40 Identification of peach and nectarine diseases and management timing.
Dr. Norman Lalancette, Extension Specialist in Tree Fruit Pathology, Rutgers Cooperative Extension
7:00 Weed identification and control update.
Dr. Brad Majek, Extension Specialist in Weed Science, Rutgers Cooperative Extension
7:20 Return Inside for Additional Updates
7:25 Update on pesticide regulations for 2014 and record keeping requirements.
Patricia Hastings, Pesticide Safety Education Coordinator, Rutgers Cooperative Extension
8:00 Treatments and options for apple thinning, and the use of other plant growth regulators in apples.
Win Cowgill, Hunterdon County & North Jersey Area Fruit Agent, Rutgers Cooperative Extension
8:20 IPM tree fruit scouting update for apples and peaches
Dave Schmitt, Fruit IPM Program Associate, Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Gloucester County
8:40 Insect management update
Dr. Anne Nielsen, Extension Specialist in Fruit Entomology, Rutgers Cooperative Extension
An NJDEP pesticide recertification credit roster will be distributed at 8:45 at the end of the meeting to all those who attended the entire meeting. Attendees will need to fill out a Pesticide Applicator Recertification Course Attendance Form at the beginning of the meeting.