Delaware Agriculture Week

September 27, 2013 in Announcements

Monday, January 13 – Friday, January 17, 2014

The University of Delaware Cooperative Extension, Delaware State University Cooperative Extension and the Delaware Department of Agriculture are again cooperating to organize a week of agriculture-related events.

The following General Agenda outlines the various meetings and events that are planned and their approximate times. Most will take place at the Delaware State Fairgrounds. The associated trade show will take place in the Dover Building from Monday, January 13 to Thursday, January 16. The First State Antique Tractor Club Exhibit will be set up January 14-16 in the Exhibit Hall.

The detailed session agendas will be available online at the end of November and the completed program will be mailed out in December.

Delaware and Maryland Pesticide Recertification credits, Nutrient Management credits and CCA credits will be offered.

Ag Week General Agenda

Monday, January 13
Poultry Production and Nutrient Management Session
State Fairgrounds – 2 to 8 PM

Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association of Delaware Annual Meeting
State Fairgrounds
Fruit Session – 6 to 9 PM

Tuesday, January 14
Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association of Delaware Annual Meeting
State Fairgrounds
General Session – 9 AM to Noon
● Fresh Market/Vine Crops – 1:30 to 4:30 PM

● FVGAD Annual Awards Banquet – 6-9 PM at Harrington Fire Hall

Hay and Pasture Session
State Fairgrounds – 9 AM to 4:30 PM

Equine Session
State Fairgrounds – 6 to 9 PM

Small Ruminant Session
State Fairgrounds – 6 to 9 PM

Wednesday, January 15
Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association of Delaware Annual Meeting
State Fairgrounds
Processing Crops Session – 9 AM to Noon
● New Grower Workshop – 1:30 to 4:30 PM
● High Tunnel Workshop – 1:30 to 4:30 PM
Direct Marketing Session – 9 AM to Noon

Corn Production Session
State Fairgrounds – 6 to 9 PM

Small Flock Poultry
State Fairgrounds – 6 to 9 PM

Beef Cattle Producers Session
State Fairgrounds – 6 to 9 PM

Thursday, January 16
Agronomy/Soybean Session
State Fairgrounds – 9 AM to 4:30 PM

Friday, January 17
Forestry Session
State Fairgrounds – 10 AM to 3:00 PM