Central NC (Johnston County) Pre-Plant Meeting

Central NC (Johnston County)
Date:  Thursday, August 22, 2019
Time:  5:00pm–7:30pm
Cost:  FREE – includes supper
Location:  Johnston County Ag Ctr.

2736 NC 210 Hwy.

Smithfield, NC 27577

Contact:

Brandon Parker – (919) 989-5380, brandon_parker@ncsu.edu

Registration Link:

Call NC Cooperative Extension at the number above.

AGENDA – CENTRAL NC (JOHNSTON COUNTY):  Moderation: Brandon Parker, Don Nicholson, NC Cooperative Extension

5:00 – 5:30             Registration and Meal

5:30 – 6:00             Important pre-plant considerations (Dr. Mark Hoffmann, Brandon Parker, Don Nicholson)

6:00 – 6:10             Sponsors

6:10 – 6:25             New NC State varieties Rocco and Liz (Dr. Gina Fernandez)

6:25 – 6:40             Mite and insect updates (Dr. Hannah Burrack)

6:40 – 6:50             Introduction of the new pathologist (Dr. Bill Cline)

6:50 – 7:30             Pre-plant questions and answer panel (panel can vary between meetings: Gina Fernandez, Mark Hoffmann, Hannah Burrack, one or two growers, Brandon Parker, Don Nicholson, Rocco Schiavone)