How to Obtain a Pesticide Applicator License
February 28, 2022
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Free Registration : Free
HostEastern New York Commercial Horticulture
Thinking about becoming a certified pesticide applicator in New York? Join DEC representative Brayton Pendell and ENYCHP specialists for a discussion on who needs a pesticide license, license types, examination procedures, and recertification. Participants will have ample opportunity to ask questions during the program.
A Zoom link will be emailed to participants after registering.
1:00: Welcome and Introductions
1:05: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation's pesticide certification procedures -Brayton Pendell, NYSDEC
1:45: Wrap up, final Q & A
2:00: End program
Note: For participants planning to take the pesticide certification exam in 2022, the ENYCHP is planning a follow-up program to this introductory webinar: An in-depth pesticide exam prep course will be held via Zoom on March 15 - 16. Neither this webinar or our March course are substitutes for the 30-hour eligibility course.
Contact Elisabeth Hodgdon with questions, accommodations, and/or assistance using Zoom technology: email@example.com or 518-650-5323
Apple Grower Listening Session - USDA RMA Crop Insurance
June 28, 2023
The Risk Management Agency (RMA) is inviting interested parties to participate in a listening session to discuss the proposed changes to the apple crop insurance program. These proposed changes were published in a Proposed Rule with request for comments on December 16, 2021.
RMA invited public comments on this rule through April 15, 2022. RMA received comments to the Proposed Rule from approximately 200 interested parties. RMA is taking this opportunity to engage with interested parties to clarify the intent of the Proposed Rule before finalizing changes.
Small Fruit Opportunities for Small Farms
July 11, 2023
$10 per farm
Pre register by Monday, July 10th at 9 am
Join us for a field afternoon at the Cornell Willsboro Research Farm and Juniper Hill Farm in Essex County to learn about growing small fruit crops in northern New York. We'll discuss considerations for site selection, varieties, pruning, integrated pest management, marketing, and more. In addition to strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries, we'll cover novelty small fruits and nuts for specialty markets and hear from local producers who grow them.
1.75 DEC credits approved in categories 1A, 10, and 22
Rain date: This event will be held at the same time on Thursday, July 13th if thunderstorms and/or significant rain are predicted on the 11th