Surviving and Thriving with Vegetable and Fruit Production

Day One Breakout Session: Surviving and Thriving with Vegetable and Fruit Production

Photo taken by Sami Tellatin

Breakout Session #1 – 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Learn how to improve and optimize water use in your operation.

Speakers: Amy Garret (Oregon State University, Invited), Trevor Hardy (Brookdale Fruit Farm)

Breakout Session #2 – 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Manage weeds successfully with these proven tactics.

Speakers: Eric Gallandt (University of Maine), Jean-Paul Courtens (Roxbury Farm)

Breakout Session #3 – 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM:

Explore the topic of farm labor in vegetable and fruit production systems.

Speakers: Mary Peabody (University of Vermont, Women’s Agricultural Network), Sarah Lloyd (Wisconsin Farmer’s Union, Wisconsin Food Hub Cooperative, Nelson Dairy Farm)