Pumpkin & Watermelon Meeting

Commercial & Hobby Growers

Saturday, February 20, 2016 9:00 am-5:00 pm

Whether you are interested in growing pumpkins & watermelons to sell or want to try your hand at growing giant varieties for fun, everyone is invited to attend.

There is no cost to attend this meeting and it will be held at the North Alabama Agriplex Heritage Center, 1714 Tally Ho Street, Cullman, AL 35055.


Part 1: Designed for Conventional Commercial Pumpkin & Watermelon Producers

9:00 am–11:15 am Commercial Pumpkin and Watermelon Production Dr. Joe Kemble, Extension Specialist Auburn University

11:15am–12:00 am Lunch Break

12:00 pm–12:45 pm Disease Management, Dr. Jim Jacobi

12:45 pm–2:00 pm Insect Management, Dr. Ayanava Majumdar

Part 2: Designed for Competitive Giant Pumpkin and Watermelon Producers

2:15 pm–5:00 pm Panel of growers will share in an interactive question & answer session Trent Boyd, Alabama State Pumpkin Record Holder

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (Alabama A & M University and Auburn University), is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Everyone is welcome!