Eastern NC (Nash County) Pre-Plant Meeting

Eastern NC (Nash County)
Date: Thursday, August 29, 2019
Time: 5:00pm – 7:30pm
Cost: FREE – includes supper
Location: Nash County Ag Ctr.

1006 Eastern Avenue

Nashville, NC 27856

Contacts:

Matt Stevens – (252) 459-9810

matt_stevens@ncsu.edu

Colby Griffin – (919) 496-3344

colby_griffin@ncsu.edu

Registration Link:

go.ncsu.edu/strawberrypreplant

Or call NC Cooperative Extension: Franklin County Center at the number above.

AGENDA – EASTERN NC (NASH COUNTY):  Moderation: Matt Stevens, Colby Griffin, NC Cooperative Extension

5:00 – 5:30             Registration and Meal

5:30 – 6:00             Important pre-plant considerations (Dr. Mark Hoffmann, Matt Stevens, Colby Griffin)

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) / Alternative: Weed control updates (Katie Jennings)

6:50 – 7:30             Pre-plant questions and answer panel (panel can vary between meetings: Gina Fernandez, Mark Hoffmann, Hannah Burrack, Katie Jennings, one or two growers, Matt Stevens, Colby Griffin, Rocco Schiavone)