Lecture Schedule

Laboratory Schedule



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Lab Schedule
2/9 – Basic of Farm Machinery & Greenhouse Production of Vegetables
          (Meet in 124 Worrilow)

2/16 – Nutrient Management, Soil Testing, Lime & Fertilizer Application, Precision Applications, 
            and Pesticide Applications
           Visit Shockley Dairy Farms, Milford; Visit  Blessing Farms Beef Cattle Operation, Milford
           (Meet at Ed Kee’s Farm, Lincoln)

2/23- Burris Frozen Foods, Inc. - Harrington, DE
          Fruit Tree Management and Pruning - Fifer Orchards, Wyoming, DE
          (meet at Burris Foods in Harrington - click here for a description and directions)

3/2 – No Lab

3/9 – Schiff Feedlots – Beef Production & Marketing, Harrington, DE
         Taylor & Messick John Deere Dealer - New and Old Technologies & Farm Equipment, 
         Harrington, DE

3/16 – Irrigation Management & Design.  Walls Irrigation, Milford, DE
           Pea Planing.  West Farms, Milford, DE

3/23 –  Visit New Design Poultry Houses – Bill Brown, Hurlock, MD
            Tour Allen Foods Hatchery and Processing Plant, Hurlock, MD
            Tour Perdue Foods Manure Composting Plant

3/30 – No Lab (Spring Break)

4/6 –  No Lab (Spring Break)

4/13 – Plasticulture: Mulches, Row Covers, Drip Irrigation, High Tunnels
           Nassau Winery Production, , Lewes, DE
           (Meet at Research & Education Center, Georgetown)

4/20 – No Lab (Rain Date)

4/27 – No Lab (Rain Date)

5/4 –  Class Picnic

                                              Updated 27 Feb 02