The Hanover and Henrico offices of Virginia Cooperative Extension will be hosting the Richmond Area Vegetable Producers Meeting Feb. 27, 2013. This seminar will run from 8:30 a.m. till 3 p.m. and will be of interest to both commercial vegetable producers and backyard gardeners. Topics will include soil management and analysis, common vegetable diseases, pumpkin and watermelon production, vegetable variety updates and farm certification procedures for both GAP (Good Agricultural Practices) and Harmonized GAP certification. The seminar will be held in the Henricus Room at Dorey Recreation Center, 7200 Dorey Park Road, Henrico VA 23231. There is no registration fee, but participants are asked to pre-register by calling the Henrico County Extension Office at (804) 501-5160. If you have any questions, please call the Henrico Cooperative Extension Office at (804) 501-5160 or the Hanover Cooperative Extension Office at (804) 752-4310.