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Event Details

Date

April 10, 2013

Time

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Location

CCE Albany County
24 Martin Rd
Voorheesville, NY

Cost

$20.00 CDVSFP Enrollee
$25.00 Non-CDVSFP Enrolled Grower

Host

Pre-Registration Deadline: March 18, 2013

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2013 Capital District Garlic School

April 10, 2013

2013 Capital District Garlic School

Complete Schedule:

10:00: The relationship between soil health and plant health- Dr. George Abawi, Geneva NY

11:00- Garlic Bloat Nematode Update: George Abawi, David Stern

11:30- Cover crop rotations for garlic: Crystal Stewart, ENY Horticulture Program & local growers

12:00-lunch and networking

12:45- Fertility management for garlic: Dr. Steve Reiners, Geneva, NY

1:15- Issues and concerns for the future-- Interactive session with the audience and the speakers
* Proposed topics include seed certification and future research needs. All topics welcome.

2:00: Safe Travels!


Garlic School 2013 (PDF; 442KB)

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