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Vegetable and Root Crop Virtual Field Day

Contact: Betsy Braid,, 517-884-7081

MSU and industry researchers showcase research. Growers will see the results of ongoing crop research on the farms where the research findings can be implemented.

Draft Agenda

6:00 p.m. – Welcome, Ben Werling
6:10 p.m. – Asparagus Beetle Research Update, Jennifer Zavalnitskaya and Dr. Zsofia Szendrei
6:30 p.m. – Nitrogen rate and timing for Michigan Veggies, Michael Metiva and Dr. Zach Hayden
6:50 p.m. – Plant-parasitic Nematode Carrot and Parsnip Research, Ellie Darling & Dr. Marisol Quintanilla-Tornel
7:10 p.m. – Disease Control of Vegetables, Dr. Mary Hausbeck
7:30 p.m. – Root Crop Research Update, Ben Werling
7:50 p.m. – Question & Answer, Wrap-up, Ben Werling

Certified Crop Adviser and Restricted Use Pesticide Credits

This event will count for two restricted use pesticide (RUP) credits. Certified crop advisor (CCA) credits will also be available, pending approval from the state


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