Thursday, September 17, 2015 – 8:00 a.m.
Tidewater AREC Research Farm, 1045 Hare Rd., Suffolk, VA 23437
Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.
WEST-SIDE TOUR STOPS
8:00 & 10:00 Integrated Disease Management for Peanut and Cotton – Dr. H. Mehl and Dr. Joseph Opoku
8:30 & 10:30 Monitoring and Thresholds for Managing Pests and Protecting Non-Target Species in Soybean & Cotton – Dr. A. Herbert
9:00 & 11:00 Potassium Fertility in Cotton – Dr. H. Frame
9:30 & 11:30 Potassium for Soybean – Ms. A. Stewart & Dr. D. Holshouser
EAST-SIDE TOUR STOPS
8:00 & 10:00 Sorghum OVT Fertility and Disease – Dr. J. Oakes and Mr. B. Acharya
8:30 & 10:30 Mid-Atlantic Double-Cropping Initiative – Dr. D. Holshouser
9:00 & 11:00 New Fungicide Decision Aid for Soybean – Dr. H. Mehl and Mr. Tian Zhou
9:30 & 11:30 PVQE Updates and UAV Peanut Drought Research – Dr. M. Balota and Dr. Joseph Oakes
JOINT WEST- AND EAST-TOUR PARTICIPANTS:
12:00 noon Nozzle Technology Dr. M. Flessner
CERTIFIED CROP ADVISERS – The field day has been approved for the following CEUs:
Nutrient Management: 1.5
Integrated Pest Management: 2
Crop Management: 1
Also during tour:
Industry & Educational exhibits
Updates from FSA and NRCS
Private and Commercial Pesticide recertifications
Immediately following the field tour, participants are invited to stay for lunch provided by The Filling Station of Robersonville, N.C. This year’s menu will include fish, shrimp, fried chicken and all the fixings.
Pre-registration is required for the tour/lunch.
Please contact Pam Worrell at 757-657-6450, ext. 401
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org by September 4th.