Connecticut Christmas Tree Growers Association



CCTGA 59th Annual Meeting

March 2, 2019

Snow School in Middletown, CT

Cost per person is $20.00

Program Agenda



8:30 AM      Registration; coffee and doughnuts; visit with vendors; enter raffle

9:00 AM      Business Meeting

9:45 AM      Farm Story - Broken Arrow Tree Farm - Burton and Dick Jaynes

10:45 AM     Bio-management of Black Swallowwort - Dr. Lisa Tewksbury, URI

11:30 AM     Zimmerman Moth Management - Dr. Rich Cowles, CAES

12:15AM     Risk Management - Joe Bonelli, UCONN

12:30 PM     Free Lunch - visit with members and vendors

1 :00 PM      Christmas Tree Promotion Board Update - Marsha Gray, CTPB

              Pest Management Updates

2:00 PM      Weed Management - Dr. Jatindar Aulakh, CAES

2:30 PM      Disease Management - Dr. Yonghao Li

3:00 PM      Adjourn

Recertification credit for pesticide applicator licenses will be available at the conclusion of the meeting

Please visit with our vendors throughout the day


Twilight Meeting Information

Twilight meeting information is being finalized. It should be posted soon.

59th Annual Fall Meeting

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - Olsen's Christmas Tree Farm - Voluntown