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Pumpkin Production, Pest Management, and Marketing at ISCAOC

Pumpkin Production, Pest Management, and Marketing

ISCAOC Springfield, IL Jan. 8, 2014

10:00 Introduction

10:05 Soils, Fertilizers, and Pumpkin Production. Mike Roegge, University of Illinois

10:45 Pumpkin Diseases and Disease Management. Mohammad Babadoost, University of Illinois

11:30 Insects and Insect Management. Rick Weinzierl, University of Illinois

Noon Lunch

1:00 Cover Crops and Weed Management. Nathan Johanning, University of Illinois

1:40 Pumpkin Cultivars for Direct Marketers. Brad Paulsen, Rupp Seeds; Derrill Kregel, Rispens Seeds; and Ken Fine, Johnny's Select Seeds

2:50 Break

3:10 What Works and Doesn't Work in Real-World Production and Marketing. Grower Panel

4:15 Questions and Answers. University, Industry, and Grower Panel, with Audience Contributions

5:00 Adjourn to trade show




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