Judson ReidExtension Vegetable Specialist
CCE Yates County
417 Liberty Street
Penn Yan, NY 14527
Areas of Interest
Greenhouse Production, Small Farming Operations, Eastern-Region Fresh Market Vegetables
Cucumbers, Eggplant, Lettuce / Leafy Greens, Peppers, Tomatoes
Understanding different cultures and their impact on agricultural practices has long been an interest of Judson Reid, leading to his International Agriculture major at Cornell University during his undergrad studies. Judson worked for Cornell Cooperative Extension of Yates County for several years before completing his master degree in plant protection in the field of Plant Pathology and joining the Cornell Vegetable Program team of specialists in 2005. Today, Judson focuses on cultural practices, small farm operations and season extension techniques.
Beating Back the Bugs - Walk & Talk
May 14, 2014This month we'll be focusing on insect management. What are some of the main pests, and what is the best way to deal with them? Learn how to develop a proactive, integrated pest management approach and bring all your questions about spray effectiveness, beneficials, scouting, and more.
Wednesday 5:00 PM
Fertility from the Ground Up - Rolling Hills May Meeting
May 20, 2014Prof. Steve Reiners will be the guest speaker this month. His focus is on vegetables, extension, and fertility. Steve will start out with a discussion on basic soil science (how different types behave, what soil characteristics influence fertility) and move into a discussion on how to use that understanding to improve your nutrition programs.
Tuesday 6:00 PM
Please bring a copy of your most recent soil test! It will help us answer your questions. Growers can also bring soil samples that they'd like to have checked for pH or submitted to the lab for full analysis.