A new issue of the Illinois Fruit and Vegetable News (Volume 21, number 10) has 
been posted.  To reach the home page for the Illinois Fruit and Vegetable News 
(with links to all issues and additional resources), use the following link:


For direct access to issue 21:10, use the following link:

In This Issue:

Upcoming Programs<https://ipm.illinois.edu/ifvn/contents.php#upcoming> 
(listings for beginning and established growers)

Regional Reports<https://ipm.illinois.edu/ifvn/contents.php#reports> (from 
southern and western Illinois, with notes on plasticulture strawberries, high 
tunnel management, and more)

Fruit Production and Pest 
Management<https://ipm.illinois.edu/ifvn/contents.php#fruit> (storing apples 
for maximum quality)

University of Illinois Extension educators and specialists in fruit and 
vegetable production and pest 

Upcoming Programs

Check the Illinois SARE calendar for a full list of programs and links for 
http://illinoissare.org/ and http://illinoissare.org/calendar.php
Also see the University of Illinois Extension Local Food Systems and Small 
Farms Team's web site at:
http://web.extension.illinois.edu/smallfarm/ and their calendar of events at 

  *   Steam Sterilization Demonstration, October 28, 2015.  1:00 p.m. at the 
farm of Brad Halbrook, Meadowbrook Organic Farm, Shelbyville, IL.  Steam has 
been used for over a century to help reduce insect, weed and disease pests in 
soil. It can be very effective, especially for high tunnel and organic growers. 
Jeff Kindhart, senior research specialist at the U of I Dixon Springs Ag Center 
will lead the demonstration and discussion. For more information and to 
register, see 
  *   Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable, and Farm Market EXPO, December 8-10, 2015.  
Grand Rapids, Michigan.  See http://www.glexpo.com/.
  *   Illiana Vegetable Growers Conference, January 5, 2016.  Schererville, 
Indiana.  More details to come.
  *   Illinois Specialty Crops, Agritourism, ad Organics Conference, January 
6-8, 2016.  At the Crowne Plaza Hotel and Conference Center, Springfield, IL.  
More to come in future issues of this newsletter ... for now, save the date.
  *   Also save the dates for several regional programs ...
     *   January 28, 2016:  Horseradish Conference at Collinsville, IL
     *   February 2 and 3, 2016:  Tree Fruit Schools at Mt. Vernon and Hardin, 
IL, respectively
     *   February 9-10, 2016:  Gateway Small Fruit and Vegetable Conference, 
O'Fallon, IL
     *   February 25, 2016:  Stateline (IL-WI) Fruit and Vegetable Conference, 
Rockford, IL
Rick Weinzierl

Professor and Extension Entomologist
SARE PDP Program Coordinator
Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois

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