Veggie Farming Webinar Series, Part 2: From Season-Long Care to Harvest
March 1 - March 29, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Wednesday evenings
This five-week course online (BF121) on Wednesday evenings in March covers vegetable production from transplanting to harvest, including information on in-season fertility, integrated pest management, weed control options, harvesting strategies, and tips for marketing your products. Designed for aspiring farmers and those with at least one growing season of vegetable farming experience. You should already have basic understanding of how to select crops, manage bed prep, seeding, and transplanting.
2017 NYS Dry Bean Meeting
March 6, 2017
9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Join us for research and production updates on dry bean varieties and bean breeding, weed management, Western bean cutworm, and white mold disease. There will also be an update on food safety practices and documentation required by buyers. We will also review research priorities and gather suggestions for future educational programs.
2017 WNY Winter Fresh Market Vegetable Meeting (Eastern region)
March 7, 2017
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Regional Fresh Market Winter Vegetable Meetings will be hosted by the Cornell Vegetable Program to discuss results from 2016 research trials and present information on pest management. Program topics will include an update on wildlife management, high tunnel nutrient management update, vegetable disease update including the new iPiPE Program in vegetables, new Climate Smart Farming Tools, cover crops and soil health, an update on Food Safety and Modernization Act and what you need to do for your farm, and other regional research and program updates.