Program for Beaumont Field Day – June 13

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Vegetable Field Day

Beaumont Horticultural Unit

June 13, 2013

8:00    Registration and Biscuits

8:30     Welcome

8:45     Overview of the Beaumont Horticultural Unit

                        Dr. Christine Coker

9:00    Pollinators for Vegetables

                        Dr. Blair Sampson

9:15      Safe Handling of Produce

                        Dr. Barakat Mahmoud

Move to Field Station Presentations (15 mins each)

9:40     Management Practices for Small-Scale Vegetable Production

                        Christian Stephenson

10:00   Southernpeas and Sweet Corn Trials

                        Dr. David Nagel

10:20   Southern Stem Rot in Peanut

                        Dr. Alan Henn

10:40   Hops Production in Mississippi

                        Scott Langlois

11:00    Bunch Grapes for the South

                        Dr. Eric Stafne

11:20    Visit Exhibitors; Q&A

Dr. Vasile Cerven – high tunnel construction, technology, and production

Randy Coker – Mississippi MarketMaker

Special Thanks to Mike Ely, Thomas Freeman, and Corey Wheeler.

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