March 1, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM vegetables; 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM fruit
Niagara County CCE
4487 Lake Avenue
Lockport, NY 14094
$20.00 enrollees in the CVP or LOFT
$35.00 all others
Registration discount to enrollees of the Cornell Veg Program or Lake Ontario Fruit Team
HostCornell Vegetable Program
email Darcy Telenko
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Niagara County Vegetable and Small Fruit Grower MeetingMarch 1, 2016
The morning vegetable program will include presentations by the Cornell Vegetable Program (CVP) Specialists Darcy Telenko, Robert Hadad, Christy Hoepting, and Judson Reid and will include:
- research updates on sweet corn bird and weed management
- the final ruling of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) - what it means for your farm planning, training and timelines
- new developments for managing insect pests and diseases in Cole crops
- living mulch
The afternoon berry program will include presentations by Cornell faculty - Kerik Cox, Greg Loeb, Marvin Pritts, and Courtney Weber. The talks will include time for questions and will address current issues in strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries.
The cost to attend is $20 for Cornell Vegetable Program enrollees or Lake Ontario Fruit Team enrollees; $35 for all others. CCA and DEC credits will be available for both the morning and afternoon sessions.
For DEC credit you will be required to sign-in with all your information at the registration desk with-in the first 5 minutes of the first session, then the roster will be closed. Attendance through the entire morning course is required for credit. The afternoon small fruit meeting will be a separate course that will require an additional sign-in. The afternoon session will offer 1.5 DEC recertification credits in categories 1A, 22, and 10. The rosters will be turned into the DEC for credit.
Mail-in Registration Form (PDF; 1452KB)