Thursday, December 7, 2023
Dr. Andy Wyenandt, Extension Specialist in Vegetable Pathology, Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center (RAREC), Bridgeton, NJ.
The Agriculture and Natural Resources Department of Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County will host the virtual program, “Update on Diseases of Vegetable Crops,” a free informative talk for farmers, on Thursday, December 7, 2023, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
The informational talk geared to local farmers will be presented by Dr. Andy Wyenandt, Extension Specialist in Vegetable Pathology, Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center (RAREC), Bridgeton, NJ. Attendees will receive an update on cucurbit powdery and downy mildew, phytophthora blight, tomato and pepper anthracnose, and other important diseases in vegetable production. Also, Pesticide credits will be available for NJDEP Course # 034770, 3 units each for: 1A, 10 & PP2.
Jen Sawyer Caraballo, ANR County Program Associate for Commercial Agriculture, Cooperative Extension of Cape May County said, "All farmers, whether they are just starting out or have been farming for decades, need to understand how their crops are affected by disease and how to
treat or prevent the different diseases common to crops in our area. This understanding is critical to enable growers to maximize yields and to lower crop loss."
Registration is required. To register, go to: https://go.rutgers.edu/clkw9xjw. For more information, please contact us at 609-465-5115, ext. 3601.
Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County educational programs are offered to all without regard to race, religion, color, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disability.
Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County
Jennifer Sawyer Caraballo, 609-465-5115, ext. 3615