2020 Ontario Produce Auction Winter Growers Meeting
January 8, 2020
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Ontario Produce Auction
4860 Yautzy Rd
Stanley, NY 14561
HostCornell Vegetable Program
email Judson Reid
This course will educate growers on disease and pest management, varieties and marketing issues in vegetables and small fruit. Topics such as disease resistant varieties, pest/disease, cultural management and appropriate spray options.
1.5 DEC recertification credits will be offered in categories 10, 1a, 22, and 23.
9:00 am Coffee, registration, DEC sign-up, arrive any time before 9:30 am
9:30 Welcome, overview-Judson Reid, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Cornell Vegetable Program
9:35 Alternaria Leaf Spot and Downy Mildew in Cole Crops-ID and best management practices-Christy Hoepting, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Cornell Vegetable Program
10:05 Strawberries: Basics of common disease and insect management-Esther Kibbe, CCE Harvest NY
10:35 Onions Disease Management; Stemphyllium, Downy Mildew and Botrytis-Christy Hoepting
11:03 Fertilization of vegetable crops-TMAC spokesman
12:30 pm Food Safety update-Robert Hadad, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Cornell Vegetable Program
1:00 Cover crops for soil health-Kings Agri-seed, Marlin Horst coordinator
1:45 Grower Panel-to be arranged by auction administration
2:30 Adjourn and credits
Attendees will be required to present an Applicator License ID and sign the Recertification Training Roster at the beginning of the program. Cornell Vegetable Program staff will supervise the process; only the attendees who sit for the entire course will be awarded a certificate. Certificates will be distributed by Cornell Vegetable Program staff at the conclusion of the program.
For more information, contact Judson Reid.
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