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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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Eggplant

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Upcoming Events

Muck Donut Hour Every Tuesday

August 1, 2017
8:30 - 9:30 AM
Elba, NY

Meet with Cornell Vegetable Program Specialist Christy Hoepting every Tuesday morning to ask questions and share your observations.
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Fresh Market Minutes - Eden Valley

August 1, 2017
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Eden, NY

Meet with the Cornell Vegetable Program Specialist Darcy Telenko every other Tuesday morning to ask questions and share your observations in fresh market vegetables.
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2017 Vegetable Pest and Cultural Management Field Meeting - Chautauqua County

Event Offers DEC Credits

August 8, 2017
6:00 PM
Frewsburg, NY

This course will demonstrate 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. CVP Specialists Judson Reid, DarcyTelenko, and Robert Hadad will instruct participants and facilitate peer-based learning. Details on each topic will focus on field observations at the farm. 
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Announcements

Late Blight Spreading Across WNY Counties

7/19/17 - Late blight (LB) was confirmed in Livingston County on potato this week (the genotype is still being determined). The sample from Erie County from last week was determined to be US-23 which is sensitive to metalaxyl. All of Western NY is at risk for Late Blight infection. Severity values continue build at all stations. The frequent and continuing rainfall has been extremely favorable for the development of LB. Scout fields twice a week. All tomato and potato growers, conventional and organic, should be applying a protectant fungicides and monitoring the DSS to determine spray intervals. Remember to rotate fungicide FRAC groups and use contact fungicides in your program to minimize the chances of fungicides resistance.

If late blight is suspected act immediately! Under favorable environmental conditions late blight develops very rapidly and can spread many miles in a short period. Please take a sample for isolate identification. It is very important to track disease movement. Contact CCE Cornell Vegetable Program Specialists for assistance.

Cucurbit Downy Mildew Confirmed in WNY

Cucurbit downy mildew has been confirmed in Erie County. There have also been confirmed reports from OH, PA and Ontario Canada. If you're planning on spraying cucumbers to control downy mildew, now is the time to do it!

Characteristic disease symptoms are angular, pale green areas bounded by the leaf veins. They will turn yellow and later necrotic. Under high humidity conditions sporulation will occur on the lower leaf surface. Apply targeted fungicides tank-mixed with protectant fungicides weekly and alternated among available modes of action (FRAC code), starting when there is risk for a specific crop based on forecasting program. Refer to the Cornell Vegetable Guidelines for a complete list of products available.

For more information about the disease, watch our new video Better Know a Pest: Downy Mildew or contact Robert Hadad or Darcy Telenko.

Better Know a Pest Video Series

The CCE Cornell Vegetable Program has created 3 new, short videos about common vegetable pests: flea beetlesswede midge, and downy mildew. The videos are part of a series called Better Know a Pest. Watch for more videos as the season progresses.

2017 Cornell Vegetable Guidelines Available

The 2017 edition of the Cornell Integrated Crop and Pest Management Guidelines for Commercial Vegetable Production is now available. This annual publication provides up-to-date vegetable crop production information for New York State. It is designed as a practical guide for vegetable crop producers, crop consultants, ag chemical dealers, and others who advise vegetable crop producers.

In addition to the annually revised pesticide and crop production information, highlighted changes in this edition of the
Vegetable Guidelines include:
  • Addition of Dickeya blackleg on potato as a disease of concern.
  • Updated regulatory considerations for organic vegetable production.
  • Revised European corn borer management strategies for beans and potatoes.
The Cornell Guidelines are available as a print copy ($41 plus shipping), online-only access ($41), or a package that combines print and online access ($57.50 plus shipping). Cornell Guidelines can be purchased through your local Cornell Cooperative Extension office or from the Cornell Store at Cornell University. To order from the Cornell Store, call (844) 688-7620 or order online.

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