Eastern New York Commercial Horticulture Enrollment

Program Areas

  • Food Safety
  • Variety Evaluation
  • Market Development
  • Pest Management
  • Cultural Practices

Enrollment Benefits

  • Telephone / Email Consultations
  • Newsletter
  • Direct Mailings
  • Educational Meetings & Conferences
  • In-Field Educational Opportunities
  • On-Farm Research Trials

ENYCH Enrollment Form (PDF; 1151KB)

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Enrollment

Please consider enrolling in Cornell Cooperative Extensions' Eastern NY Commercial Horticulture Program. We appreciate your support and the continuation of our work relies on your enrollment! Seventeen Cooperative Extension Associations contribute to CCE ENYCHP so that growers in their counties have access to affordable, highly specialized vegetable and fruit production and business management programs. Your enrollment dollars support applied research and local educational programming and shows funders that you value and support these efforts. The ENYCHP team provides education in the following program areas:

ENYCH Team
  • Food Safety:  Research and education to help growers meet Quality Assurance and Food Safety Certification Standards and Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs)
  • Variety Evaluation & Market Development:  Unbiased results from local on-farm trials and marketing education on promoting local foods and new crops
  • Pest Management:  Understanding pest biology and effective control strategies, identifying new pests and pest alerts
  • Cultural Practices:  Educating growers on nutrient management, yield enhancement and season extension
  • Soil Health:  Educating growers on cover crops, reduced tillage, reduced compaction, increased organic matter and improved soil health
  • Business Management: Resources and education for growers to help manage finances, labor, adapt to changing markets and many other aspects to running a successful farm

ENYCH Enrollment Form (PDF; 1151KB)

Please Choose One

YES! I wish to become an enrolled member in support of ENYCHP (receive newsletters, text alerts, discounts to programs etc.)
No, I choose not to enroll in ENYCHP at this time but would like to receive complimentary email newsletters.

Enrollment Form - Online

In Region ($100.00) - for those that live, farm or conduct agricultural services within participating counties (listed below).
Satellite ($200.00) - for those outside of the participating counties.

Business Name
First Name Last Name
Address 1 Address 2
City State Zip
Cell Phone
Cell Carrier * required in order to receive text alert messages (e.g. Verizon, Sprint, etc.)
Email 1 Email 2
Email 3 Email 4
Please select ALL counties that you farm or conduct business:
 
Albany
Clinton
Columbia
Dutchess
Essex
Fulton
Greene
Montgomery
Orange
Putnam
Rensselaer
Saratoga
Schenectady
Schoharie
Ulster
Warren
Washington

If other County, please enter name(s)
Email Newsletters
[no cost; for hardcopy versions see below]
Tree Fruit News / E-Alerts
Vegetable News
Berry News
Grape News / E-Alerts
Produce Pages
Text Message Alerts
[for enrollees only]
Vegetable
Grape
Berry
Business Management
Eastern New York Commercial Horticulture Program
In Region Enrollment
In Region ($100.00) - for those that live, farm or conduct agricultural services within participating counties (listed above).
Satellite ($200.00) - for those outside of the participating counties.

NEWSLETTERS
    Mailed Newsletters:
$40.00 per mailed newsletter
Produce Pages (Oct - Mar)
Vegetable Weekly Update (Apr - Oct)
Tree Fruit Updates
Small Fruit Bi-Weekly Update (Mar - Oct)
Grape Update

GUIDELINES
* Bundle includes one print and online copy
2019 Pesticide Guidelines for Managing Pests Around the HomePrint Qty: $37.00 ea. Online - $32.00 Bundle - $50.00
2018-19 Integrated Hops Production GuidePrint Qty: $37.00 ea. Online - $32.00 Bundle - $50.00
2021 Integrated Field Crops ManagementPrint Qty: $37.00 ea. Online - $32.00 Bundle - $50.00
2021 Pest Management for Commercial Tree Fruit ProductionPrint Qty: $47.00 ea. Online - $42.00 Bundle - $64.00
2021 Crop & Pest Management for Commercial Vegetable ProductionPrint Qty: $47.00 ea. Online - $42.00 Bundle - $64.00
2021 Pest Management for Berry CropsPrint Qty: $37.00 ea. Online - $32.00 Bundle - $50.00
2021 Commercial Production of Trees and ShrubsPrint Qty: $37.00 ea. Online - $32.00 Bundle - $50.00
2021 Grape ManagementPrint Qty: $37.00 ea. Online - $32.00 Bundle - $50.00
2021 Management of Greenhouse Crops & Herbaceous OrnamentalsPrint Qty: $47.00 ea. Online - $42.00 Bundle - $64.00
Resource Guide for Organic Insect & Disease ManagementPrint Qty: $25.00 ea. Online - $0.00 Bundle - $25.00

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Upcoming Events

NOFA-NY's Virtual Winter Conference

January 16 - January 23, 2021

There's still time to register for NOFA-NY's Virtual Winter Conference! One registration gives you access to more than 90 workshops presented by farmers, gardeners, homesteaders, and advocates to learn from.

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Knowing Input Costs to Maximize Profits - Farm Financial Management Tuesdays

January 19, 2021

CCE Ag Business Educators are offering online farm financial management education programs this winter!

On January 19, from 12:30-1:30, Join CCE CNY Dairy and Field Crops Ag Business Educator, Nicole Tommell and Gabe Gurley of NY FarmNet, for a one hour program on managing your input costs in your farm business.   Managing your costs is a key aspect of being profitable.  

This program is the second of three Farm Business Management Tuesdays planned for this winter.

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Cash Flow Management and the Annual Operating Cycle - Farm Financial Management Tuesdays

January 26, 2021

CCE Ag Business Educators are offering online farm financial management education programs this winter!

On January 26, from 12:30-1:30, Join CCE ENYCH Ag Business Educator, Elizabeth Higgins, for a one hour program on cash flow management and the annual operating cycle. Lack of cash is one of the primary reasons why small businesses fail.  Put together the knowledge you learned in the first two sessions to think about how to use various tools and strategies like loans, lines of credit, managing timing of payments, budgeting and forecasting, and timing of major purchases to better manage your farm's cash flow.

This program is the third of three Farm Business Management Tuesdays planned for this winter.

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Announcements

U-Pick Farm Practices During Covid-19 Pandemic

U-Pick is a critical direct marketing approach for many of our farms and provides
customers with a unique connection to fresh produce grown close to home. In light
of what we understand about the spread of COVID-19, new management practices
will be needed to protect your farm team and your customers. This document
provides recommended practices and communication strategies for U-Pick
operations for the 2020 season.

https://rvpadmin.cce.cornell.edu/uploads/doc_864.pdf

Growers-are you running low on fall pumpkins, etc?

The Produce Auctions located around the state may have what you need.  Check out all of the opportunities here: https://harvestny.cce.cornell.edu/submission.php?id=4

Resources from CCE ENYCHP!

We are developing new ways to connect with the CCE ENYCHP team this year! We have a Youtube page located at this link. Check out videos on Table Grape Production, Pest Updates and the 20 Minute Ag Manager - in 4 Minutes series

We have a Facebook Page here as well as an Instagram page. We keep these places updated with current projects, events, and other interesting articles and deadlines.

There are also text alerts available. Fruit and vegetable farmers in 17 Eastern NY counties can now receive real time alerts on high risk disease and pest outbreaks texted directly to their cell phone. The Eastern NY Commercial Horticulture program, which is supported by local Cornell Cooperative Extension associations, will now offer text alerts to those that enroll in our program in 2019. 

The text alerts will be reserved for important crop alerts that could impact management decisions immediately. For instance, if there were an outbreak of Late Blight in the area, this would be transmitted to vegetable growers.

Farmers can choose the crop for which they wish to receive updates. Additionally they can request that Ag Business Alerts be sent to them. These alerts might include due dates for crop insurance deadlines, market opportunities etc.

If you have questions, please contact enychp@cornell.edu


Podcasts

Winter Storage Considerations For Vegetables With Chris Callahan And Andy Chamberlin

November 4, 2020
ENYCHP specialists Elisabeth Hodgdon and Crystal Stewart-Courtens discuss postharvest storage conditions to maintain vegetable quality over the winter, and food safety tips with Chris Callahan and Andy Chamberlin from UVM Extension.

Resources for episode description:
UVM Extension Ag Engineering Blog: go.uvm.edu/ageng
Spray Tables for Farm Use: go.uvm.edu/spraytables
Coolbots for Farm Use: go.uvm.edu/coolbot
DIY Concrete Mixed Root Washer: https://agengpodcast.com/2020/06/29/diy-motorized-root-washer-for-200-ep31/
Sisters Hill Farm Bunch Washer: https://youtu.be/JfXQmeRgk2c
Crop Storage Resources: http://go.uvm.edu/storage
Crop Planner Tool: http://go.uvm.edu/cropplanner
Bins: http://go.uvm.edu/bins.
Project Planning for Postharvest Efficiency, Profitability & Food Safety (Free 8-Part Packshed Webinar): go.uvm.edu/phwebinar

Where to connect with UVM Ag Engineering on social media:
Instagram: Instagram.com/uvmextageng
Facebook: facebook.com/uvmextageng
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwLVR4LaVPtvm4m3XW5Kv9w
Podcast: agengpodcast.com

Register for the Cornell Vegetable Program’s FREE virtual “Food Safety & Wash/Pack Facilities” workshop from 8:45 am – 1:15 pm on Nov. 16th:
https://cornell.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0pdeitpzopHddDRSBpt_dWf2eptEhenK0h

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