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Delaware Agriculture Week begins Jan. 14-18

Wheat field
Wheat trials are one of many crop trials conducted on research fields in Delaware.

Mark your calendars for Delaware Agriculture Week, January 14-18, 2013.  This is an excellent educational opportunity for all agricultural producers.  This year’s event will once again be located at the Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington.  Delaware Agriculture Week provides numerous sessions that cover a wide array of topics including small fruits, fresh market & processing vegetables, small flock & commercial poultry, grain marketing, grain crops, hay & pasture, beef cattle, irrigation, direct marketing, and much more.  Nutrient management, pesticide, and certified crop adviser continuing education credits will be offered.   New this year will be the poultry program on Friday.  Don’t forget to visit with the exhibitors and check out the antique tractors.  Best of all, there is no fee to attend.  For more information, including an electronic version of the program booklet, be sure to visit the 2013 Delaware Agriculture Week website:  http://sites.udel.edu/delawareagweek/