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Event Offers DEC Credits

Event Details

Date

January 4, 2018

Time

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Location

Finger Lakes Produce Auction
3691 Rt 14A
Penn Yan, NY 14527

Cost

This event is free.

Host

Cornell Vegetable Program

Judson Reid
585-313-8912


2018 Produce Auction Growers Meeting (Yates County)

January 4, 2018

2018 Produce Auction Growers Meeting (Yates County)

This course will educate growers on disease and pest management, varieties and marketing issues in open field and high tunnel vegetables. Topics such as disease resistant varieties, pest/disease, cultural management and appropriate spray options. DEC re-certification credits applied for.

9:00 am Coffee, registration, DEC sign-up - 
Judson Reid, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Cornell Vegetable Program

10:00 Welcome, overview - Judson Reid

10:05 Harvey Leid, manager's update - The value of maintaining volume for large scale customers and the importance of year to year consistency

10:25 Strawberries - Pre-planting to harvest with emphasis on season extension and planting - Nate Nourse and Tomions

10:55 High tunnel fertility management - Judson Reid and Cordelia Hall, CCE Cornell Vegetable Program

11:30 Lunch

12:30 pm Vegetable crop diseases and their vectors - Judson Reid

1:30 Weed control and the efficacy of biodegradeable plastic - speaker and panel discussion

2:00 Greenhouse Flower Production: growing for auction - grower panel

2:30 Adjourn and credits

Participants will be required to present Applicator License and sign roster before the beginning of the program. Only attendees who remain for the duration of the program will receive a certificate. Cornell Vegetable Program staff will supervise process and distribute certificates at the conclusion of the program.



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Beets

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Broccoli

Broccoli

Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts

Cabbage

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Carrots

Carrots

Cauliflower

Cauliflower

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

Peas

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

Sweet Potatoes

Tomatoes

Tomatoes

Turnips

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Upcoming Events

Potato Advisory Meeting

December 12, 2017
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Canandaigua, NY

Help set Cornell's potato research priorities! Growers are encouraged to share information about your farm operation and what you consider a problem that research could solve. Let's ensure we collectively work on, and solve, real problems!
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2017 Processing Vegetable Crops Advisory Meeting

Event Offers DEC Credits

December 13, 2017
9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Batavia, NY

All processing vegetable growers and industry members are invited to attend. Discuss the 2017 growing season and management concerns. Reports and discussion of the 2017 Projects funded by the New York Vegetable Research Council/Association. Review priorities and the role of the advisory group in applications for state and federal grants. Give your input on the format of future advisory meetings and future educational programs. 
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2018 Produce Auction Growers Meeting (Yates County)

Event Offers DEC Credits

January 4, 2018
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Penn Yan, NY

This course will educate growers on disease and pest management, varieties and marketing issues in open field and high tunnel vegetables. Topics such as disease resistant varieties, pest/disease, cultural management and appropriate spray options.  
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Announcements

Available: 2017 Certified Seed Potato Directory

The 2017 NYS Certified Seed Potato Crop Directory is now available. There is a wealth of information on NYS potato seed certification, as well as on the varieties grown for certification in 2017. The varieties include standards for processing and tablestock, newer varieties and numbered lines, and specialty/heirloom varieties. Brief summaries of the varieties' maturity, appearance, yield potential, and major disease susceptibility are included. Contact info for the growers with seed supplies of each variety is included. There is also a listing of the inspectors from the NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets in Albany and Syracuse.

Growing for Wholesale Guidelines Available

Grading and packing guidelines are now available for 16 commonly grown specialty crops in NYS: broccoli crowns, Brussels sprouts, corn, green peppers, cucumbers, green cabbage, red cabbage, savory cabbage, cauliflower, eggplant, green beans, jalapenos, poblanos, Hungarian hot peppers, summer squash, and zucchini.

Acceptable quality standards and common defects that should be sorted out on the grading line are depicted in these resources, both visually and in outline form. Find all of the grading sheets here.

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