The commercial horticulture team is offering “Vegetable School: Troubleshooting Crop Issues” for area growers. Topics include:

    • Fertility management for tomato production – Dr. Andre da Silva
    • Irrigation best management practices for vegetable crops – Dr. Andre da Silva
    • Identifying and managing diseases in tomato and pumpkin production – Dr. Ed Skkora
    • Insect pest scouting practices for tomato and cucurbit crops – Dr. Ayanava Majumdar
    • Alternative integrated pest management tactics – Dr. Ayanava Majumdar
    • Feedback and Evaluation

Wednesday, October 6th 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Chilton Research and Extension Center
120 County Road 756, Clanton, AL 35045

To register contact David Lawrence (334)740-1667 lawreda@aces.edu or The Chilton Research/Extension Center (205)646-3610

This is a FREE event. This is an outdoor event where social distancing will be observed. The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (Alabama A&M and Auburn University), is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Everyone is welcome!

 

 

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As the Bibb County Coordinator for Alabama Extension, Michelle Giddens coordinates the implementation of all Extension programs in Bibb County in many program areas. These program areas include 4-H and Youth Development, Animal Sciences, Food Safety and Quality, Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resources, Human Nutrition, Diet and Health, Family and Child Development, Family Resource Management and Workforce Development, Commercial Horticulture, Home Grounds, Gardens and Home Pests, Farm and Agribusiness Management, and Community and Economic Development. Her experience includes with the eXtension Initiative at the University of Nebraska and with the eXtension Foundation; California State University, Fresno and Central Community College in Grand Island, NE. She currently serves on the board for Brierfield Fire and Rescue, a volunteer fire department serving Brierfield and Six Mile communities in Alabama