Organic Vegetable Production Friday, May 12, 2017
Speaker: Erin Silva, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Organic and Sustainable Cropping Systems (UW-Madison)
Location and Time: 6:00 p.m. River Valley High School Little Theater
Program Description: A seminar over the principles and practices inherent to organic vegetable production, especially as they relate to the home gardener. Crop/cultivar selection, effective stand establishment, and integrative pest and weed management will be discussed.
Rots, Wilts and Spots in the Community Garden Plot: Why & Why Not? Saturday April 7, 2018 Presenter: Doug Rouse, Ph.D., Professor of Plant Pathology (UW-Madison)
Introduction to plant pathology; the most common causes of vegetable diseases in Wisconsin; the biology, identification and control of plant pathogens common to a community garden
Mulching in the Garden Saturday April 13, 2019 Presenter: Doug Rouse, Ph.D., Professor of Plant Pathology (UW-Madison)
Introduction to the how and why mulching in the garden is an important tool for maintaining moisture and weed control