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Vegetable Pest and Cultural Management Meeting for Auction Growers (Seneca)
August 2, 2023
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
David Peachey Farm
This meeting is a peer learning event that gathers produce auction growers together to tour another farmer's produce farm. A pest management discussion will be facilitated by Cornell Vegetable Program. Details on each topic will focus on field observations at the farm.
DEC recertification credits will be offered (1.75 credits in categories 10, 1a, 23, 24).
Niagara Erie Regional Produce Meeting
August 2, 2023
5:30pm - 7:45pm
A fresh market vegetable field meeting covering conventional and organic techniques. Must pre-register by noon on 8/2 to attend dinner (585-406-3419). Free to attend.
- Biopesticide modes of action
- Tomato bacterial disease control
- Soil health practices
- Crop protection updates from BASF
- Field Walk
Pizza & Wings dinner at 5:30
Meeting 6:00 - 7:45 pm
1.25 DEC credits available in 1a, 10, 23
Agronomic Weed Management and Cover Crop Field Session
August 15, 2023
3:30 - 7:15 pm sessions; program followed by dinner
Property across from 5701 Burton Rd
Orchard Park, NY
This field meeting will include talks on emerging problem weed species, dealing with changing herbicide efficacy and the impact of erratic weather, managing spray water to improve herbicide efficacy, and soil health practices. See a demo of calibrating and using a dual seed box drill to establish a cover crop. Learn about Erie County Soil and Water's soil health equipment lending program. We'll have field demos of various cover crops too! DEC credits in CORE, 1a, 10, 21 and 23.
Chipping Potato Twilight Meeting, 2023
August 24, 2023
6:00 - 7:00 pm with dinner to follow
Learn about updates in insect pest control in potatoes and view this year's chipping potato variety trial! 1.0 DEC credit available.
Field Walk (Clymer, NY)
September 12, 2023
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Walk from crop to crop, learning hands-on pest, disease and weed ID and scouting techniques. IPM control tactics for both preventative and reactive management will be discussed in group dialogues.
Field Walk (Wellsville, NY)
September 13, 2023
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Growers are encouraged to join us for an in-field learning opportunity. Walk from crop to crop, learning hands-on pest, disease and weed ID and scouting techniques. IPM control tactics for both preventative and reactive management will be discussed in group dialogues. FREE!
2023 Dry Bean Twilight Meeting
September 26, 2023
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm; pizza dinner prior to the meeting at 5pm
Come learn about updates in insect monitoring, white mold management, and weed resistance management, as well as view this year's dry bean variety trial plot to see how well different varieties have performed this season. 1.5 DEC credits will be available in 10, 1a, 21, and 23.
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2023 Potato Advisory Meeting
December 12, 2023
This year's Potato Advisory Meeting will include talks from Cornell faculty on insect pest and weed updates, as well as updates from this year's potato variety trials. Following lunch, there will be a round table discussion with fellow potato growers and industry members. DEC credits: 2.0 credits in 10, 1a, 23. This meeting is FREE to attendees and includes lunch!
2024 Finger Lakes Produce Auction Winter Growers Meeting
January 4, 2024
Penn Yan, NY
This annual meeting will present information on insect and disease management in fresh market vegetables in both field and greenhouse (high tunnel) vegetables, primarily for those growing for wholesale auction. Grafting, biological and, where appropriate, conventional spray options will be discussed. Berry production updates will be provided. A general session will include updates from the Food Safety Modernization Act. Judson Reid, Senior Extension Associate with the Cornell Vegetable Program along with CCE staff will instruct participants and facilitate peer-based learnings. DEC recertification credits will be offered.