Ontario County Vegetable Pest and Cultural Management Field Meeting for Auction Growers
July 26, 2022
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
L. Weaver Farm
3396 Depew Rd
Canandaigua, NY 14424
HostCornell Vegetable Program
email Judson Reid
This meeting will feature pest management in fresh market vegetables in both field and greenhouse (high tunnel) vegetables, primarily for those growing for wholesale auction. A hands-on demonstration of weed, insect and disease identification in vegetables including management options such as inter-row cover crops, grafting and where appropriate, spray options will be used to educate growers. Judson Reid, Senior Extension Associate with the Cornell Vegetable Program, along with CCE staff will instruct participants and facilitate peer-based learning. Details on each topic will focus on field observations at the farm.
DEC recertification credits will be offered (2.0 credits in categories 10, 1a, 23; 1.75 credits in category 24). Arrive by 6:45 pm to sign up for DEC credits.
FREE to attend! For more information, contact Judson Reid.
Chipping Potato Twilight Meeting
August 25, 2022
View the chipping potato variety trial and hear updates from Walter De Jong of Cornell! Mike Mager of Arctic Refrigeration will provide updates in potato storage. Brian Nault, Cornell, and Margie Lund, CCE, will talk about insecticidal rotations for Colorado potato beetle and other potato insect updates. 1.0 DEC (categories 1a, 10, 23) recertification credits are available.