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Register for - Vegetable and Fruit Crop Production (3 Credits)

Event: Vegetable and Fruit Crop Production (3 Credits)
Location: Randolph Center Campus
Time: Jun 23, 2014 7:00am - Jul 10, 2014 3:00pm
Cost: $1400.00
Description: June 23 - July 10, 2014, 7:00am - 3:00pm (Monday- Thursday)

Location: Randolph Campus: Langevin House, Vermont Tech Market Garden & Green 113

Instructor: Molly Willard

Course cost includes Instruction, Lab & Course Credit

During this time students will receive three
credits in Vegetable Production. This program will run from 7:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. with the Vegetable Crop lecture in the afternoons from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. each day. Students will learn the basic principles of planning, managing, and marketing for vegetable/fruit crop production. The focus will be on techniques used in commercial production for organic and conventional management. Emphasis will be placed on learning the different plant families, plant physiology and how to grow the major crops. Basic methods for dealing with pest and disease management will be discussed and major pests and diseases affecting the northeast will be identified. Post-harvest issues will also be covered such as storage, handling and different marketing options.

Questions? Please contact Melissa Neilson, Student Resource Advisor, at mneilson@vtc.edu or 1-800-442-8821 extension 1677; or Molly Willard, Agriculture Training & Market Garden Manager at mwillard2@vtc.edu or 802-535-5315.

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