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  • On-Farm Research Trials

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Event Details

Date

March 1, 2016

Time

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM vegetables; 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM fruit

Location

Niagara County CCE
4487 Lake Avenue
Lockport, NY 14094

Cost

$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

Host

Cornell Vegetable Program

Darcy Telenko
716-697-4965

Pre-Registration Deadline: February 28, 2016

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Niagara County Vegetable and Small Fruit Grower Meeting

March 1, 2016

Niagara County Vegetable and Small Fruit Grower Meeting

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 CVP team will also lead discussions during lunch about fresh market vegetable research priorities and needs, and the Western NY Food Hub.

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. 

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Upcoming Events

2017 Empire State Producers EXPO

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January 16 - January 19, 2017
Morning, Mid-day, and Afternoon Sessions
Syracuse, NY

Planning is already under way for the 2017 Empire State Producers Expo! This show combines the major fruit, flower, vegetable, and direct marketing associations of New York State in order to provide a comprehensive trade show and educational conference for the fruit and vegetable growers of this state, as well as the surrounding states and Eastern Canada. 
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Announcements

Ag Commissioner Tours WNY Farms: Drought Damage

The NYS Ag and Markets Commissioner, Richard Ball, toured four farms in the area affected by severe drought on Friday, September 9.

At 1:30 he visited the Edward Sharp and Sons Farm on Warboys road in Byron. Also along for the tour was Dean Norton, President of the NYS Farm Bureau, Chris Watkins, Director of Cornell Cooperative Extension and Senator Michael Ranzenhofer. Cornell Vegetable Program Specialist Christy Hoepting also participated in the tour.

Aaron Sharp, who is a 4th Generation farmer on his family's farm, says he has worked hard to save his cabbage crop, but the size and quantity are not there. Sharp says that goes for his pumpkin crop too. Sharp says recovery could easily take several years.

Commissioner Ball says he is touring areas across the state to assess the drought damage and better understand the outlook for recovery.

Ball also visited the McCormick Farm in Bliss, Stein Farm in LeRoy and Branton Farm in LeRoy.



Drought Issues on Your Farm? Tell Us About It!

Are you experiencing drought issues on your farm? Please help us collect regional information so we can help vegetable growers be better prepared in the future.

As you know, this summer we have experienced a period of lower than average rainfall combined with higher than average temperatures that has led to a drought of moderate to unprecedented severity in New York and much of the Northeast.

A 2016 NY drought survey is being conducted and we need your input. Vegetable producers are underrepresented in this survey right now. The survey is an attempt to capture at this critical time information on regional impacts and how you are coping with this situation, so that farmers and those institutions and industries that support farmers will be better prepared in the future. This is associated with research being conducted by NatureNet Science Postdoctoral Fellow, Shannan Sweet, working with Professor David Wolfe on a project focused on NYS water resources and agriculture. Thanks for your help!

Questions or comments? Contact: Shannan Sweet (607-255-8641) or David Wolfe (607-255-7888).

Cornell High Tunnels Website Redesigned

The Cornell High Tunnel website has been redesigned to help farmers profit from the use of high tunnels to extend their growing season and produce higher quality vegetables, fruit and flowers. The site contains information on the different types of structures and the resources for high tunnel profitability. Events, Tweets by Judson Reid, and the latest blog articles are accessible as well.

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