Southwestern Ohio Fruit & Vegetable School

The Ohio State University will sponsor the Southwestern Ohio Fruit & Vegetable School Feb. 9, 2012. The event will be held at Valley Vineyards Winery, 2276 East US22 & 3, Morrow. Seperate sessions for Commerical & Backyard Growers. The cost is $35 per person and includes lunch. Pesticide applicator credits available (Private Categories – Core, 3 & 5)

Registration deadline: Feb.2, 2012 (No walk-ins permitted.) Call the OSU Extension Warren County office for information at 513-695-1311.


8:30 a.m.                            Registration, coffee & donuts

9:00 a.m. to 12 p.m.    Morning Session

12 p.m.                        Lunch

1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.       Afternoon Session

Commercial Topics & Speakers

  • Spray Drift Management & Issues with Herbicide Tolerant Field Crops – Greg Meyer, OSU Extension
  • The Best Products for Fruit & Vegetable Weed Control – Brad Bergefurd, OSU Extension
  • Vegetable Disease Update” Bacterial Diseases in Vine Crops & Transplant Disease Management – Dr. Melanie Ivey, The Ohio State University
  • The Invasion of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug – Dr. Celeste Welty, The Ohio State University
  • Opportunities for Commercial Blueberry Production in Ohio – Dr. Gary Gao, OSU Extension

Backyard Topics & Speakers

  • Backyard Raspberry Production – Dr. Gary Gao, OSU Extension
  • Backyard Strawberry Production – Brad Bergefurd, OSU Extension
  • How to Graft Trees – Ned Barkema, Warren County Master Gardener Volunteer
  • Why Do My Vegetables Look Like That? – Greg Meyer, OSU Extension

For more information or in case of inclement weather on the day of the event, check OSU Extension website  or call (513)695-1311.




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