Fresh Market Potato and Onion Twilight Meeting
September 3, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm
5060 Russell Rd (gravel lot outside of warehouse)
Marion, NY 14505
HostCCE Wayne County
Margie Lund, CCE Cornell Vegetable Program
email Margie Lund, CCE Cornell Vegetable Program
This in-person event, hosted by CCE Wayne County, will cover the fresh market potato variety trial and potato disease forecasting. The onion portion of the program will include 1) post-emergent weed control of big weeds in little onions; 2) Fresh research results of 2020 fungicide trial evaluation for Botrytis leaf blight; and; 3) Fresh research results of 2020 "hammer" insecticide onion thrips trial.
2.0 DEC recertification credits will be available for those who attend the full meeting.
The meeting will take place in the gravel lot outside the warehouse, and we will not be walking the field trials in order to make sure we are following Cornell guidelines on safe social distancing.
- Bring your own chair.
- No food will be provided. Please eat beforehand.
- Growers may bring their own bottle of water since beverages will not be provided.
- Masks will be required and growers will be expected to maintain 6 feet of distance and follow proper social distancing while in attendance.
- If growers have been feeling ill or have had contact with anyone confirmed to have COVID-19, we ask that they not attend the meeting.
- Attendees will be required to sign a COVID-19 check with contact information at sign-in at the meeting.
This event is FREE! For more information and to register, contact Margie Lund at 607-377-9109 or email Margie.
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