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Event Details

Date

March 3, 2015

Time

9:30 AM -3:00 PM

Location

NYS Agricultural Experiment Station
630 W North St, Jordan Hall
Geneva, NY 14456

Cost

$20.00 CVP enrollee
(additional attendee $20.00 ea.)

$25.00 non-CVP enrollee
(additional attendee $25.00 ea.)



At the Door
$20.00 CVP enrollee
$25.00 non-CVP enrollee

Host

Cornell Vegetable Program

Robert Hadad
585-739-4065

Pre-Registration Deadline: February 27, 2015

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Garlic School 2015

March 3, 2015

Garlic School 2015

This full-day meeting will include information from leading garlic researchers and educators across NYS.

 Updates on diseases, including Fusarium and Botrytis, presented by Cornell University's new plant pathologist, Dr. Sarah Pethybridge.

 Learn more about Aster Yellows, a disease which has devastated the garlic industry in the Midwest, and insects to watch for including leek moth.

 Hear about the latest weed control options from Christy Hoepting of the Cornell Vegetable Program and Crystal Stewart of the Eastern NY Commercial Horticulture Program.

 Industry updates will be presented by David Stern of the NYS Garlic Seed Foundation.

Cost: $20 CVP enrollee / $25 non-CVP enrollee includes lunch. Register online, use the registration form to mail in with your payment, or email Angela Parr and pay at the door. 

(Please note: lunch can only be guaranteed if you pre-register for this event. Lunch for walk-ins will be provided if available.)


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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