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Event Offers DEC Credits

Event Details

Date

December 5, 2013

Time

9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Location

CCE Genesee County
420 East Main St
Batavia, NY 14020

Cost

$25.00 Tunnel Basics (Dec 5 only)
(additional attendee $25.00 ea.)

$40.00 Tunnel Basics (Dec 5) AND Winter Greens (Dec 4)
(additional attendee $40.00 ea.)
Registration includes lunch and any program materials

Host

Cornell Vegetable Program

Judson Reid
315-536-5123

Pre-Registration Deadline: December 1, 2013

EVENT HAS PASSED

High Tunnel School: Getting the Most from Your High Tunnel - Basics and Warm Season Crops

December 5, 2013

High Tunnel School: Getting the Most from Your High Tunnel - Basics and Warm Season Crops

This program is targeted for commercial growers new to high tunnels. NRCS cooperating farms are particularly encouraged to attend. All who are interested in improving their crop yield, quality and profitability by using high tunnels are welcome.

Topics to be covered include:
*  What to look for when selecting a tunnel
*  Site considerations
*  Our Warm Season Tunnels - Paul and Sandy Arnold
*  What crops work for tunnels?
*  Best Management Practices to improve your profits
*  Growers' perspectives, lessons learned

2.25 DEC recertification credits are available in categories 1a, 10, 23 and 24. CCA credits (SW & IPM 1, CM 1.5) are also available.

NOTE: This event immediately follows our High Tunnel School: Winter Greens & Tour on December 4, 2013. You can attend one or two days, however, we strongly encourage people to register for both days. Read more about what will be covered during High Tunnel School: Winter Greens & Tour.

Pre-registration with payment is required by December 1, 2013 to hold your space. Please register online or print and mail in your registration using the form below.

Cost:
$25.00 to attend High Tunnel School: Getting the Most from Your High Tunnel - Basics and Warm Season Crops on December 5, 2013.

A discount is given to those that attend both of the High Tunnel Schools:
$40.00 to attend the High Tunnel School on December 5 AND the High Tunnel School on December 4.


Agenda & Mail-In Registration (PDF; 824KB)

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JOB POSTING: Onion Crop Scout

Be a Vital Part of New York Onion Production!

We are looking for someone who appreciates agriculture to scout commercial onion fields in Oswego Co. and/or Wayne Co. for 13 weeks during the summer, maximum 19 hours/week, who would return to the seasonal position annually.

As an Onion Crop Scout for the Cornell Vegetable Program (CVP), you will independently scout 11 commercial onion fields collecting data on insect pests, diseases, weeds and crop stage/quality. Scouting data will be summarized into a preliminary report which is finalized by Cornell's Onion Specialist. Growers use the scouting reports to inform their spray decisions, which enables an integrated approach to pest management. Your hard work will ensure grower engagement, implementation of research-based recommendations, and early detection of emerging issues. It is the "beating heart" of CVP's onion program.

Pay: $18.50/hr. No benefits. Personal mileage will be reimbursed at the federal rate.

Key Qualifications & Skills:
  • High School diploma and 6 months experience in an agriculture setting, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must be able to meet the travel requirements of the position and have reliable transportation as well as have and maintain a valid and unrestricted New York State driver's license.
  • Visual concentration and attention to detail are required to detect pests and pest damage.
  • Able to work independently in collecting and summarizing data.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in all types of weather.
  • Proven experience in communicating effectively, both written and oral.
  • Preferred: Experience working with plants, plant disease and other pest identification.
Training will include being accompanied by a veteran onion scout for the first season with the intention of scouting independently in the second year, and ideally for several more years after.

Flexible on start and end dates, day(s) of week you work, and whether Oswego or Wayne or both counties are scouted. Our priority is finding someone who will return to the position annually.

Read details about the Onion Crop Scout position.

To apply (resume and cover letter): http://tiny.cc/Onion_Scout_WDR_00043345