Cornell Vegetable Program Enrollment

Program Areas

  • Food Safety
  • Variety Evaluation
  • Market Development
  • Pest Management
  • Cultural Practices

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  • Educational Meetings & Conferences
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  • On-Farm Research Trials

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Event Offers DEC Credits

Event Details

Date

June 26, 2017

Time

9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Location

CVP Fresh Market Demo Site at Partridge's on the Farm Market
4924 Ellicott St Rd (Route 63)
Batavia, NY 14020

Cost

$25.00 CVP enrollees
(additional attendee $25.00 ea.)

$35.00 non-CVP enrollee
(additional attendee $35.00 ea.)
includes lunch if pre-registered, handouts

At the Door
$35.00 At-the-door pricing
includes information packet and lunch (cannot be guaranteed unless you have pre-registered)

Host

Cornell Vegetable Program

Darcy Telenko
716-697-4965

Pre-Registration Deadline: June 23, 2017

EVENT HAS PASSED

2017 Fresh Market Vegetable Field Day

June 26, 2017

2017 Fresh Market Vegetable Field Day

View demonstration plots to exemplify sustainable pest management options for fresh market vegetable production. In addition to the demonstration plots, sessions will be offered throughout the day on weed and disease identification and biology, resistance management, and GAPs/FSMA updates by CVP team members. Regional equipment dealers and industry representatives will be onsite to display equipment and new technology. CCA and 3.0 DEC credits (categories 10, 1a, and 23) will be available.

TOPICS
Weed Management Tools for Fresh Market Vegetables
- Darcy Telenko, CCE Cornell Vegetable Program
This session will introduce basic weed biology, identification, and weed management tools in vegetables. Results from 2016 research on new herbicides and their efficacy in managing weeds will be presented along with an overview of the current tools available for both conventional and organic weed management. These will include tillage, competition, crop rotation, stale seed bed technique, cultural practices, fertility and herbicides. Examples of seeds, seedlings, and mature plants will be presented. The importance of correct weed identification, creating a weed map, and reducing the seed bank will be covered. Growers will be encouraged to actively participate and ask questions.
  
Fresh Market Vegetable Plot Tour
  • Tomato varieties and organic spray programs for disease management
  • Cucumber varieties and organic spray programs for downy mildew 
  • Herbicide options in sweet corn
  • Stale-seedbed techniques for weed management in root crops
  • Weed management in root crops and zucchini
GAPS/FSMA Update

Garlic: Introduction and Tour of the Trials
- Christy Hoepting and Robert Hadad, CCE Cornell Vegetable Program
Christy and Robert will review cultural and organic products available for fusarium management in garlic as growers can view research trials.

Garlic: Q&A about Soil Borne Diseases - Christy Hoepting and Robert Hadad
Growers are encouraged to bring their garlic questions! A discussion of garlic diseases, management options, and best management practices to reduce soilborne diseases and pests of garlic.

Pest Management in Tomato, Pepper and Eggplant
- Judson Reid, CCE Cornell Vegetable Program
Judson will discuss the major diseases in tomato, pepper and eggplant in New York. Topics to be covered include: scouting -- where, how and when; identifying the pests; checking for management issues that may improve or decrease disease control; and control options. Information will be provided for both conventional and organic growers at all levels of expertise.

New Market Opportunities
Open discussion of new opportunities and a tour of the new farm-to-table FreshLab in Batavia.


Cost: $25 Cornell Vegetable Program enrollees; $35 all others. Lunch is guaranteed for those that pre-register by June 23. 

We appreciate the support of Arctic Refrigeration, BASF, BioSafe Systems, Empire Tractor, KeyPlex Biopesticides, NutriAg USA, Oro Agri, Seedway, Siegers Seeds, and Stokes Seeds.



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Cabbage

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Carrots

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Cauliflower

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Cucumbers

Cucumbers

Dry Beans

Dry Beans

Eggplant

Eggplant

Ethnic Vegetables

Ethnic Vegetables

Garlic

Garlic

Horseradish

Horseradish

Kohlrabi

Kohlrabi

Leeks

Leeks

Lettuce / Leafy Greens

Lettuce / Leafy Greens

Melons

Melons

Onions

Onions

Parsnips

Parsnips

Peas

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Peppers

Peppers

Potatoes

Potatoes

Pumpkins / Gourds

Pumpkins / Gourds

Radishes

Radishes

Rhubarb

Rhubarb

Rutabaga

Rutabaga

Snap Beans

Snap Beans

Squash - Summer

Squash - Summer

Squash- Winter

Squash- Winter

Sweet Corn

Sweet Corn

Sweet Potatoes

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Tomatoes

Tomatoes

Turnips

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Upcoming Events

CANCELLED: Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) / Harmonized GAPs Farm Food Safety Training

September 26 - September 27, 2017
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Salamanca, NY

This event has been cancelled due to low registration numbers. Farm food safety is common-sense practices organized to assist farmers to improve their skill set to continue to grow safe and healthy food.

Day One of this training will be an educational training on farm food safety principles and practices to provide the background and information for farmers to understand how to minimize the risk of food born disease contamination. Day Two will be for those who want help with writing a farm food safety plan.
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Pickle Variety Twilight Meeting

September 26, 2017
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Ransomville, NY

Vegetable growers are invited to tour an on-farm plot of early generation Cornell downy mildew resistant pickle breeding lines. Dr. Michael Mazourek, Professor of Plant Breeding, and lab members, will be on site to walk growers through the plot and review plant selections. All growers that attend will be an integral part of helping make selections for the next generation of pickle varieties released!
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Season Extension - Stretching Tomato Season and Winter Greens

October 4, 2017
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Allegany, NY

What do you need to do to stretch out your high tunnel tomato season or establish a profitable crop of winter greens? Meeting the full season's nutritional demands of tomatoes under organic management is challenging. Juggling diverse succession crops and keeping the tunnel profitable year round adds an extra level of difficulty. 
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Announcements

Produce Donations for Hurricane Relief

The ENY Commercial Horticulture Program is leading an effort to collect pallets of produce to send down to TX and FL for hurricane relief. Feeding American is handling the transportation. "Hard" crops accepted:
  • apples
  • onions
  • cabbage
  • potatoes
  • winter squash
  • any other crop that withstand no refrigeration for a week
Farms donating product will receive a record of donation. Dates and locations of drop off locations in our region and across the state are provided. 

You must be prepared to contact them in advance with details on what crop you are donating, how many pallets, which location you will be dropping your donation off at, and when they can anticipate your products. For more information on this effort and updates on locations, visit the ENY Commercial Horticulture's event details.


Empire State Producers EXPO Proceedings Available

Proceedings from the Empire State Producers EXPO conference from 2011-2017 are available online.

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