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August 2023

Niagara Erie Regional Produce Meeting

August 2, 2023
5:30pm - 7:45pm
Robinson Farms
Lockport, NY

Niagara Erie Regional Produce Meeting

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. 

Topics 

  • 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

Vegetable Pest and Cultural Management Meeting for Auction Growers (Seneca)

Event Offers DEC Credits

August 2, 2023
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
David Peachey Farm
Romulus, NY

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). 

Cider Orchard Tour for Beginning Farmers with Cornell Extension

August 3, 2023
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Scrumpy Ewe Cider
West Fulton, NY

Interested in growing cider apples, but not sure where to start? Join Mike Basedow of Cornell Cooperative Extension's ENYCHP and Ryan McGiver of Scrumpy Ewe Cider for a walk and talk of Ryan's newly planted cider orchard.

Mike will discuss some of the basics of growing apples for cider

Late Summer Orchard Meeting

Event Offers DEC Credits

August 9, 2023
3:00pm - 5:00pm
J.L. Knight and Son Family Farm
Burnt Hills, NY

Late Summer Orchard Meeting

Join us for a late-summer orchard meeting. We will start with a tour through J.L. Knight and Son's new storage and packing area, and owner Jeremy Knight will discuss his experience with Hazel 1-MCP sachets.  Cornell researchers and extension specialists will then give talks on management tasks to be mindful of late in the season as we head into harvest. 

1.25 DEC credits in 22, 1A, and 10 are available for this meeting. Please register ahead. Contact Mike at 518 410 6823 or mrb254@cornell.edu with any questions on this event. 

Agronomic Weed Management and Cover Crop Field Session

Event Offers DEC Credits

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.

Sweet Corn and Pumpkin IPM Twilight Meeting

August 23, 2023
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Dyer Farms vegetable fields
Plattsburgh, NY

Date change! Join us for a twilight meeting at Dyer Farms in Plattsburgh. We'll tour Dyer Farms' vegetable fields, view an experimental laser scarecrow set up to deter birds, discuss insect, disease, and weed scouting and management recommendations for sweet corn and pumpkins, and cover crops for vegetable rotations.

Contact Elisabeth Hodgdon (518-650-5323 or eh528@cornell.edu) with questions and requests for accommodations. 

Cost: $10 per farm (registration required by 9 am Wednesday, Aug. 23). Light refreshments provided.

2.00 DEC pesticide recertification credits available in categories 1A, 10, and 23


Chipping Potato Twilight Meeting, 2023

Event Offers DEC Credits

August 24, 2023
6:00 - 7:00 pm with dinner to follow
Mahany Farms
Dansville, NY

Learn about updates in insect pest control in potatoes and view this year's chipping potato variety trial! 1.0 DEC credit available.

September 2023

Spotted Lanternfly in the Hudson Valley

September 7, 2023
2:00pm
Hudson Valley Research Lab or Zoom
Highland, NY

Round Table Discussion:

Identifying SLF

Where to scout

What it means for your vineyard and winery

How to manage SLF

When: September 7th at 2:00 pm

Where: In person at Hudson Valley Research Lab

 or Zoom: 

https://cornell.zoom.us/j/99896574465?pwd=L080QWFmeGc0ZldVUDRHb1NLclphdz09

Field Walk (Clymer, NY)

September 12, 2023
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Clymer, NY

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
Wellsville, NY

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!

How to Write a Successful Grant for Your Farm Business

September 13, 2023
10:00am-11:00am
online

Looking for grants for your ag business?  Attend this webinar to learn tips and tricks for writing a successful grant application from a successful grant writer and grant reviewer. 

2023 Dry Bean Twilight Meeting

Event Offers DEC Credits

September 26, 2023
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm; pizza dinner prior to the meeting at 5pm
Cornell AgriTech
Geneva, NY

2023 Dry Bean Twilight Meeting

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. 

October 2023

October 18, 2023
on-line course

¡El Liderazgo de Supervisión Agrícola ahora ofrecerá el curso completo de "Transición a supervisor" en ESPAÑOL y todo virtual! Aprenderá estos temas: cómo desarrollar relaciones laborales efectivas, habilidades esenciales de la comunicación, cómo ser el líder de un grupo multicultural, y cómo construir mejores relaciones de trabajo para tener un equipo efectivo de trabajo. ¡La inscripción está disponible!

Los materiales del curso estarán disponibles el 18 de octubre de 2023 y sessiones de Zoom se llevarán a cabo todos los martes de 13:00-14:00 horas, del 24 de octubre al 21 de noviembre.

Agricultural Supervisory Leadership will now offer the complete "Transition to Supervisor" course in SPANISH and all virtual! You will learn these topics: how to develop effective working relationships, essential communication skills, how to be the leader of a multicultural group, and how to build better working relationships to have an effective work team. Registration is open!

Course materials will be available on October 18, 2023, and weekly Zoom sessions will take place every Tuesday from 1-2 PM ET from October 24 to November 21.

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Upcoming Events

2024 Muck Onion Growers Twilight Meeting in Oswego

Event Offers DEC Credits

June 20, 2024
Oswego, NY

Open to all Onion Enthusiasts, the Muck Onion Growers Twilight Meeting will feature new fungicide recommendations for 2024, and onion insect pest management updates featuring seed treatment combinations for onion maggot control. View our onion herbicide trial with pre- and post-emergent control of marsh yellowcress, Lamb's quarters and ragweed. This educational event is immediately followed by a catered dinner; both are FREE thanks to generous sponsors!

2.0 DEC recertification credits available in categories 1A, 10 and 23, and 0.5 credits in category 5. CCA credits will also be available.

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