Alabama Extension to Host Online Vegetable Production Meetings

Jim Rogers Alabama, Cucurbits, Disease, Organic, Pests, Research, Soil, Tomatoes

Alabama Extension has scheduled vegetable production meetings via zoom, starting on Feb. 23 through March 30.

Every Wednesday, from noon to 1:30 p.m., a different vegetable topic will be discussed with specialists at Alabama Extension.

Vegetable Production Meetings

Andre da Silva, assistant professor in horticulture, and Ayanava Majumdar, Extension professor in entomology and plant pathology, will discuss tomato varieties and tomato insect management on Feb. 23. They will also highlight cucurbit variety selection and cucurbit insect management on March 2.

Jessie Rowan, regional Extension agent, and Steve Li, associate professor in crop, soil and environmental sciences, will talk about product marketing and vegetable weed control on March 9.

Ed Sikora, Extension specialist professor in entomology and plant pathology, and da Silva will discuss cucurbit disease management and high tunnel vegetable production on March 16.

Rowan and Sikora will spotlight budgets and tomato disease management on March 23.

Majumdar and da Silva will cover organic insect management and irrigation and fertility needs for vegetable crops on March 30.

Click here to pre-register for the event. The meeting is supported by the Alabama Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association.