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Illinois Pumpkin Day

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ILLINOIS PUMPKIN DAY - 2015

PLACE: Vegetable Crops Research Farm at Champaign, IL
DATE: September 2, 2015

TIME: 10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.

PRESENTATIONS: All at Research Plots

Varieties Herbicides & Weed Control

Production Systems Insect Pests

Post-Harvest Issues Diseases

Marketing Spray Equipment

Also, chances of observing research plots of tomato, basil, etc.

Registration is free and lunch will be provided.

Illinois is the leading state in pumpkin production. More than 90% of processing pumpkins produced in the United States are grown and processed in Illinois.

Sponsors will be acknowledged later. If you want to be a sponsor of the Pumpkin Day, please send your contribution to M. Babadoost (N-533 Turner Hall, 1102 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, IL 61801). For more information on the Pumpkin Day, contact M. Babadoost (phone: 217-333-1523; E-mail: babadoos@illinois.edu).

University of Illinois Vegetable Crops Research Farm at Champaign

Interstate I-74, from the West: Take Prospect Ave. exit (Exit 181) south to Windsor Road (~4 miles); turn left on Windsor Rd. (~1/2 mile east); turn right to First St. (~1/4 mile south).

Interstate I-74 from the East. Take Lincoln Ave. exit (Exit 183) south to Windsor Road (~4 miles); turn right on Windsor Rd. (~1 mile west); turn right to First St. (~1/4 mile south).

Interstate I-57 from the North: Take Curtis Rd Exit (Exit 230); turn left (east) on Curtis Road (~3 miles); turn left to First St. (~1/4 mile north).

Interstate I-57 from the South: Take Curtis Rd Exit (Exit 230); turn right (east) on Curtis Road (~3 miles); turn left to First St. (~1/4 mile north).

Interstate I-72: Take right (south) on Mattis Ave. to Windsor Rd. (~2 miles); turn left on Windsor Rd. (~1 mile east); turn right to First St. (~1/4 mile south).

ILLINOIS PUMPKIN DAY-2015

Registration Form

Participant(s) information:

Name(s): ____________________ ______ _________________________

(First) (M.I.) (Last)

 

____________________ ______ _________________________

(First) (M.I.) (Last)

____________________ ______ _________________________

(First) (M.I.) (Last)

 

____________________ ______ _________________________

(First) (M.I.) (Last)

____________________ ______ _________________________

(First) (M.I.) (Last)

Address: _______________________________ ___________________ ____ __________

(Street) (City) (State) (Zip code)

Day Phone: ( )__________ Evening Phone: ( )____________ Cell Phone: ( )____________

Fax: ( )_________________

Email: _____________________________________

Your occupation (optional): _____________________________________

Please register by August 31, 2015. To prepare for the field tours and lunch, early registration will be appreciated.

To register, fill out the form and return it by August 31, 2015:

As an email attachment to: M. Babadoost (babadoos@illinois.edu)

OR

Fax it to: Linda Harvey (217-244-3469)

OR

Mail it to: Linda Harvey, N-305 Turner Hall, Department of Crop Sciences, 1102 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, IL 61801.

Registration is needed to prepare lunch and other requirements for the meeting.



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