Vegetable Disease Management - In Field Management Scenarios
August 4, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Join us for field tours to talk about best crop production practices for managing and controlling vegetable diseases. Expect an update on diseases currently affecting vegetable crops in WNY along with hands-on demonstrations on identifying pests and scouting. Dr. Christine Smart, Cornell Plant Pathologist, will provide disease management information for both conventional and organic growers. Cornell Vegetable Program Specialists Robert Hadad and Darcy Telenko will lead field tours and facilitate discussions among participants.
Muck Donut Hour Every Tuesday
August 5, 2014
8:30 - 9:30 AM
Meet with Cornell Vegetable Program Specialist Christy Hoepting every Tuesday morning to ask questions and share your observations.
Vegetable Pest and Cultural Management Field Meeting - Allegany County
August 6, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
This course will demonstrate pest management in fresh market vegetables in both field and greenhouse (high tunnel) vegetables; primarily for those growing for wholesale auction. A hands-on demonstration of weed, insect and disease identification in vegetables including management options such as inter-row cover crops, grafting and where appropriate, spray options will be used to educate growers. Judson Reid, Senior Extension Associate with the Cornell Vegetable Program will instruct participants and facilitate peer-based learning.