2019 New England Vegetable and Fruit Conference attracts over 1,000 people

December 12, 2019

“The 2019 New England Vegetable and Fruit Conference and Trade Show took place December 10-12 in Manchester NH. It was organized over two years by a committee of 38 people from 7 states representing extension, farmers, industry and research.

The program featured 34 educational sessions containing 170 half-hour presentations on a range of vegetable and fruit production, marketing, and management topics. In time slots historically reserved for these education presentation sessions, there were also 3 allocated to farmer-to-farmer discussion sessions, in addition to 11 one-hour farmer-to-farmer discussion sessions on a variety of topics.”

A 214-page conference proceedings summarizing 82 presentations was published and distributed to attendees.” These, and speaker slides, are posted at the New England Vegetable & Fruit Conference homepage.

Thank you to Dr. Amy Ouellette, University of New Hampshire, for providing the Association of Northeast Extension Directors with this summary report. NEED was not involved in the planning or delivery of this conference.