Thursday, March 24, 2011

High Tunnel Twilight Meeting at University of Rhode Island

High Tunnel Twilight Meeting at URI
  • Date: April 12, 2011, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Location: University of Rhode Island Agronomy Farm, Plains Road, Kingston, RI
  • Description: This event is part of a three-year USDA/Northeast SARE Research & Education Project entitled Cover Cropping Strategies for Year-Round Weed Control on Mixed Vegetable Farms in Southern New England led by University of Rhode Island professor Rebecca Brown. Featured speakers Mike Orzolek and Bill Lamont, both of Pennsylvania State University, will discuss specialty crops that can be grown in high tunnels, high tunnel structures, crop rotation and crop management. Pesticide credits have been applied for.

Cost of $20/person includes dinner. Pre-registration by April 7th recommended to ensure meal availability.
Contact Person: Kristen Castrataro
Phone: 401-874-2967
Visit the event website for more information.

1 comment:

kathi dunphy said...

What does "pesticide credits have been applied for" mean?