SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Tomatoes and peppers are two of the most popular garden vegetables. Proper selection of varieties and preparation and management of planting areas can have a significant impact on the overall production and flavor of the crop. Bill and Ray will discuss some of their favorite varieties of tomatoes and peppers and provide advice on growing the very best Jersey tomatoes and peppers in your garden. Bill and Ray will also share some of their stories from many years of working with growers and gardeners of all ages.
Instructors and Hosts:
Bill Hlubik is an Agricultural Agent and Professor with Rutgers Cooperative Extension, NJAES, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Bill has 30 years of experience in the production, research and marketing of specialty crops. Professor Hlubik teaches Sustainable Agriculture and Starting a Small Farm Classes for the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Bill has been farming with his family for over 35 years. firstname.lastname@example.org
Ray Samulis is an Agricultural Agent and Professor Emeritus with Rutgers Cooperative Extension. Professor Samulis has over 42 years of experience working with vegetable growers and has taught agricultural production classes at the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Ray has a passion for brewing homemade beers and producing his own award winning wines.
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Rutgers Cooperative Extension resources on your home, lawn and garden can be found at https://njaes.rutgers.edu/home-lawn-garden/
–Bill Hlubik, Rutgers Extension