2022 Onion School
March 10, 2022
12:30pm - 5:00pm
Education Center & 4-H Park
300 Finchville Turnpike
Otisville, NY 10963
HostEastern New York Commercial Horticulture
email Maire Ullrich
12:45pm-1:05pm: Sign-In, DEC Credit Registration
1:05pm - 1:15pm: Welcome, Ethan Grundberg, CCE ENYCHP
1:15pm - 1:45pm: Managing Onion and Seedcorn Maggot without Lorsban, Dr. Brian Nault, Cornell Department of Entomology
1:45pm - 2:15pm: Fungicide and Insecticide Seed Treatment Options for 2023 and Beyond, Dr. Brian Nault and Christy Hoepting, CCE Cornell Vegetable Program
2:15pm - 2:45pm: Update from the Stop the Rot Project Team: Bactericide Efficacy Trials in NY, Christy Hoepting
2:55pm - 3:40pm: Glyphosate-Resistant Palmer Amaranth Management, Dr. Lynn Sosnoskie, Cornell Department of Horticulture
3:40pm - 4:25pm: Fungicide Programs in the Face of Stemphylium Resistance: Updates from the Lab and the Field, Christy Hoepting, Dr. Frank Hay, Cornell Department of Plant Pathology, and Ethan Grundberg
4:25pm - 4:45pm: Final Remarks, Evaluations, DEC Certificate Distribution
3.0 DEC Recertification Credits for 1a, 23, & 10
Depending on the federal, state and local guidance and Cornell/CCE policy, at the time, masks, distancing, or other precautions may be in effect or the program may switch to virtual presentations.
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Fee: $15 enrolled/$35 non-enrolled
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