Pre-Plant Meeting

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2017 Regional Strawberry Pre-Plant Meeting

Date:  Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Location:  Nash County Agriculture Center

1006 Eastern Avenue, Nashville, NC 27856

Program Agenda:  Meal (5:30pm) Program (6:00pm)

*Fumigants & Fumigant Alternative Research in Strawberry
Dr. Mark Hoffmann, Small Fruits Extension Specialist
Department of Horticulture Science – NC State University

*Strawberry Disease Update
Dr. Frank Louws, Director – NSF IPM Center, Professor & Extension Specialist, Department of Plant Pathology – NC State University

*Ruby June Impressions & Variety Trial Update (Plugs vs Cutoffs)
Dr. Barclay Poling, Professor Emeritus
Department of Horticulture Science – NC State University

*Pesticide Respirator Fit Testing
Robin Tutor-Macrom, Research Coordinator
Director, NC Agromedicine Institute – East Carolina University

Contact:  Matt Stevens, Extension Agent – and Colby Griffin, Extension Agent –

RSVP:  Friday, August 11, 2017 – Edgecombe County Center (252)641-7815

Hosted By:  Nash County Center and Edgecombe County Center

Respirator Fit Testing – Please bring your respirator and proof of medical clearance.  Cost is $25.00 per person.


Southern Container Corp of Wilson

AgCarolina Farm Credit

TriEst Ag Group, INc.

NC Agromedicine Institute

Fresh Pik Produce, Inc.

Cottle Strawberry Nursery, Inc.