Northeast Vegetable Meeting

The local commercial vegetable growers Northeast Vegetable Meeting is set for January 25 at the Newton Ransom Fire Company, Newton Ransom Boulevard, Clarks Summit from 9 am to 3 pm. This is a great opportunity for growers to hear from the vegetable specialists conducting the latest research.

The morning session will provide information on the results of 2017 the phytophthora blight research, post-harvest food safety practices, emerging and persistent insect pests, and an update from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.

The afternoon will focus on the top disease problems of 2017, disease resistant varieties from the PSU trials, and backpack sprayer calibration.

The registration fee for the meeting is $28 per person if registered by January 17 or $36 if registered after January 17 or at the door. The registration fee includes morning refreshments, buffet lunch, and handouts.

Interested parties can register by going on-line to

or calling toll-free 1-877-345-0691.

Please direct any questions to John Esslinger at 570-316-6516.

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