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NHVTCTA 2024 Summer Meeting

south farm, Bethlehem NH

Saturday, June 22, 2024
8:30 am - 4 pm

Host Farm

South Farm
575 Profile Rd Bethlehem, NH

Meeting Agenda

8:30-9:00 am: Registration, coffee, tea and donuts

9:00-9:30 am: Business Meeting

9:30-10:00 am: Introduction to South Farm

10:00-11:00 am: How to Read a Pesticide Label by Rachel Maccini
One of the most important things that we do on the farm is apply the correct pesticides for the correct situation. This program will help you to make sure that you are applying pesticides legally as per the label.

11:00-12: Exotic Fir Discussion: Selecting tree species and site for IPM
Led by Jeff Taylor, Mike Godzyk, Ron Kelly and Nigel Manley. The trees planted at South Farm include Fraser Fir, Canaan Fir, Fralsam, Korean, Korean Cross Fraser. (Weirs and Sibgo transplants)

12:00-1:00: Lunch: Cherry Wood Roasted BBQ, Baked Mac and Cheese-herb crumb topping, Coleslaw, Tossed Salad, Cornbread.

1:00-3:00 A field trip around South Farm to evaluate different disease and insect issues on the farm with Ron Kelly and Nigel Manley
Topics will include site selection, mulching, weed control and mowing for IPM on the farm.

NH/VT Pesticides credits will be available for these programs.

Register for the Summer meeting by June 12 - using online form below or download/print and mail in form here...