COOPERATIVE EXTENSION WORK IN AGRICULTURE AND HOME ECONOMICS
STATE OF FLORIDA
COLLEGE or AoRICULTURE, AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION SERVICE
UNIVERSITY or FLORIDA, AND Vegetable Crop Specialists COUnTv AGo.E AND
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOr DEMONSTRATION WORK
ARICUL, CR V E G E T A R IA N GAINE"ILLE, FLORI
March 19, 1958
This is to give you the information now available on vegetable field days for
which the definite dates have been set. We request that you notify all people
interested in attending any of these field days and we would like for you to assure
them that there will be a great deal they can learn by attending.
Tuesday, April 8th, 1:30 p.m. Potato Investigations Laboratory, Hastings, Florida.
(Coffee and doughnuts will be served, compliments of the potato growers.)
Thursday, April 17th, Plantation Field Laboratory, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Tuesday, May 13th, Everglades Experiment Station, Belle Glade, Florida.
Approximately two weeks before the field days, programs will be mailed to you.
The following is the program for the 1958 Annual Field Day of the Potato Investiga-
tions Laboratory, Hastings, Florida, Tuesday, April 8th, starting at 1:30 p.m.
Experiment Station workers will give reports on the following:
E. N. McCubbin
1. Potato Varietal Tests
2. Potato Seeding and Fertilization Rates
3. Herbicides for Weed Control in Potatoes
4. Effect of Simulated Frosts on Potatoes
A. H. Eddins
1. Corky Ringspot of Potatoes
2. Potato Seed Piece Treatments
D. L. Myhre
1. Water-furrow Irrigation of Potatoes
2. Fertilization of Potatoes
3. Improving Old Land for Potato Production
4. Factors Affecting Specific Gravity of Potatoes
Earl C. Brubaker
1. Endrin Treatments of Cabbage for Residue Samples
2. Endrin, Parathion and Toxaphene Treatments for
control of Cabbage Insects
3. Wireworm Populations in Soil Treated with Parathion
C. B. Hall, Main Station
1. Processing Qualities of Potatoes
Mason E. Marvel