2020 Finger Lakes Produce Auction Education Meeting
January 2, 2020
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Finger Lakes Produce Auction
Penn Yan, NY 14527
HostCornell Cooperative Extension
email Judson Reid
This meeting is our annual winter educational event for Finger Lakes Produce Auction growers. This year we will focus on farm food safety clarifications, soil health, pepper pests, strawberries, and control of tomato and vine crop diseases through use of biopesticides. 2.5 DEC recertification credits will be available in category 23, and 0.5 credits in category 22.
9:00 am-9:30 am Registration, pesticide credit roster sign-in
9:30 am-9:40 am Welcome and FLPA Market Update: Ray Hoover and Judson Reid, Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE), Cornell Vegetable Program
9:40 am-10:00 am Food Safety Modernization Act talk- GAPs vs FSMA, who is covered: Caroline Boutard-Hunt, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Yates County
10:00 am-10:15 am Soil health in high tunnels to increase plant health and reduce disease, research update: Caitlin Vore, CCE Cornell Vegetable Program
10:15 am-10:45 am Soil health and cover crops for reducing pest pressure and increasing yield diversified plasticulture systems: Caitlin Vore and grower panel
10:45 am-11:30 am Pepper Pest Update- broad mites, aphids and European corn borer: Judson Reid
11:30 am-12:30 pm Lunch
12:30 pm-1:00 pm Strawberry pest update- tarnished plant bug, potato leaf hopper and strawberry leaf spot: Esther Kibbe, Berry Specialist, CCE Harvest New York
1:00 pm-1:30 pm Tomato diseases and control with bio-pesticides: Steve Bogash, Penn State
1:30 pm-2:00 pm Vine crop diseases and control with bio-pesticides: Steve Bogash
Attendees interested in DEC Recertification Credits will be required to present an ID and record their certification ID number, print name and sign the Recertification Training Roster. The roster will be secured by a Cornell Vegetable Program representative and only the attendees who stay for the entire course will be awarded a certificate.
NYS Processing Vegetable Industry Roundtable Meeting
March 18, 2024
Processing vegetable industry members who grow, manage, or support crop production for Farm Fresh First/Nortera Foods, Seneca Foods and/or Love Beets, are encouraged to sign-up for the 2024 NYS Processing Vegetable Industry Roundtable! You will:
- Network at this in-person meeting.
- Learn the results of industry-funded research.
- Have a voice in Cornell research and Extension.
- Earn 3.25 DEC pesticide applicator recertification credits
- Earn Certified Crop Advisor Credits
Oswego Muck Onion Growers Pre-Season Meeting: Stop the Rot, Nematodes and SLB Fungicide Resistance
March 20, 2024
Christy Hoepting and Frank Hay will get growers ready for the season with updates on managing Stemphylium Leaf Blight fungicide resistance, progress made towards understanding and managing bacterial bulb rot of onion, and results of the 2023 nematode survey and research project. 2.5 DEC recertification credits will be offered in categories 1A, 10 and 23.
2024 NYS Dry Bean Meeting and Cutting Event
March 22, 2024
The NYS Dry Bean Meeting will be paired with the annual Dry Bean Cutting Event again this year! The morning meeting will include presentations on the latest dry bean research in New York, with topics including market updates, white mold management, western bean cutworm management, dry bean variety testing, and incorporating NY dry beans into schools. 1.5 DEC credits will be available in categories 10, 1a, 21, 23. CCA credits will be available too.
The Dry Bean Cutting will follow the meeting and showcase the canned dry beans from the 2023 Dry Bean Variety Trial.