Vegetable growers are invited to Rutgers spring South Jersey Integrated Crop Management Twilight meeting tonight, 4/28/2016, 6–9 PM, located at the East Vineland Fire Hall on Landis Ave. (across from Savoy Restaurant).
The program offers 2 Core and 4 Cat 1A and PP2 pesticide re-certification credits, using drones on farms, including the rules and regulations using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV/UAS) and ag applications, training, and licensing.
The program covers early season vegetable insect and disease pests, techniques to increase soil organic matter, hot water seed treatments and Farmer Grants offered by the USDA Northeast Sustainable Ag Research and Education. Rutgers Pesticide Safety Program Coordinator Pat Hastings presents upcoming changes to the Worker Protection Standard that affect all farms.
See you tonight!