Eastern New York Commercial Horticulture Enrollment

Program Areas

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

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  • Direct Mailings
  • Educational Meetings & Conferences
  • In-Field Educational Opportunities
  • On-Farm Research Trials

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Event Offers DEC Credits

Event Details

Date

February 25, 2015

Time

8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Location

PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION: Best Western Sovereign Hotel
1228 Western Avenue
Albany, NY 12203

Cost

$30.00 ENYCHP enrollee
(additional attendee $30.00 ea.)

$50.00 Non-ENYCHP Enrollee
(additional attendee $50.00 ea.)

Host

Eastern New York Commercial Horticulture

Pre-Registration Deadline: February 26, 2015

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Capital District Commercial Vegetable Growers' School and Mini Trade Show!

February 25, 2015


Capital District Commercial Vegetable Growers' School and Mini Trade Show!
Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 8:00 am to 4:15 pm   (PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION)
Best Western Sovereign Hotel
1228 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203


Cost: $30 per person (includes lunch and all meeting materials) for enrolled ENYCHP members, $50 for non-enrolled participants. Must be pre-registered by February 18, 2015

Meeting agenda:

8:00 Registration, DEC Recertification Sign-up, coffee and visit with our sponsors!

8:50 Introduction and announcements - Chuck Bornt, CCE Eastern NY Commercial Horticulture Program

9:00 Thrips Management and Subterranean Mites and Insects— Brian Nault- Cornell University, NYSAES, Geneva

9:30 Cover Crops for Cash—Aaron Gabriel, CCE Capital Area Agricultural Horticulture Program

10:00 Root Crop Diseases Revisited - Dr. Sarah Pethybridge, Cornell University, NYSAES, Geneva

10:30 Industry Updates & Coffee Break

11:00 Soil Health for Weather Resiliency — Carol MacNeil, CCE Cornell Vegetable Program

11:30 Irish Potato Variety Trial Results - Chuck Bornt, CCE ENYCHP

11:45 Hudson Valley Farm Link—Tim Biello, American Farmland Trust

12:00 Hot Buffet Lunch, Visit with Sponsors

12:50
Bio-Pesticides Products from Certis-, H. Brett Highland, PhD. Field Development Manager,
Certis USA

1:20 Bio-Pesticides Products from BioWorks- John Francis, Technical Services Manager, BioWorks Inc.,
Victor, NY

1:50 Bio-Pesticides Efficacy Trials- Margaret McGrath, Cornell University, Long Island Horticultural
Research & Extension Center

2:20 Oomycete Panel Discussion - Crystal Stewart CCE ENYCHP, Margaret McGrath, Cornell University
and Brian Leckie, Cornell University, Dept. Plant Breeding

3:05 Break

3:15 Sweet Onion Variety Trial - Brian M. Leckie, Cornell University, Dept. Plant Breeding

3:30 Leek Moth - Amy Ivy, CCE ENYCHP

3:45 Tomato Bacterial Diseases—Teresa Rusinek, CCE ENYCHP

4:15 Evaluations, pick up DEC Sheets and Adjourn

We have received 4.5 DEC Recertification credits for this location in Categories 1A, 23 and 10.




Agenda (PDF; 283KB)

Vegetable School Registration Form (PDF; 50KB)

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Apricots

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Asparagus

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Beets

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Blueberries

Blueberries

Broccoli

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Brussels Sprouts

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Cabbage

Cabbage

Carrots

Carrots

Cauliflower

Cauliflower

Cherries

Cherries

Cucumbers

Cucumbers

Dry Beans

Dry Beans

Eggplant

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Ethnic Vegetables

Ethnic Vegetables

Garlic

Garlic

Grapes

Grapes

Horseradish

Horseradish

Kohlrabi

Kohlrabi

Leeks

Leeks

Lettuce / Leafy Greens

Lettuce / Leafy Greens

Melons

Melons

Nectarines

Nectarines

Onions

Onions

Parsnips

Parsnips

Peaches

Peaches

Pears

Pears

Peas

Peas

Peppers

Peppers

Plums

Plums

Potatoes

Potatoes

Pumpkins / Gourds

Pumpkins / Gourds

Radishes

Radishes

Raspberries / Blackberries

Raspberries / Blackberries

Rhubarb

Rhubarb

Rutabaga

Rutabaga

Snap Beans

Snap Beans

Squash - Summer

Squash - Summer

Squash- Winter

Squash- Winter

Strawberries

Strawberries

Sweet Corn

Sweet Corn

Sweet Potatoes

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Tomatoes

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Upcoming Events

FSMA/PSA Grower Food Safety Training Course and Food Safety Plan Writing Workshop

April 23, 2019 : FSMA/PSA Grower Food Safety Training Course

April 24, 2019 : Food Safety Plan Writing Workshop

Day 1: FSMA/PSA Grower Food Safety Training Course
- A grower training course developed by the Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) that meets the regulatory requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule.  This one-day training is a requirement for farms growing more than $25,000 worth of fruits and vegetables.

Day 2: Food Safety Plan Writing Workshop
- A hands-on workshop that will help growers write a Food Safety plan that will allow the farm to be certified through the Good Agricultural Practice program (GAP).  This fay of the training is optional, but you must have completed a FSMA/PSA training to attend this portion of the two-day course. 

The NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets is underwriting the cost of the training manuals and the course certificates for all NYS residents that attend the FSMA/PSA Training (Day 1).  If you are NOT a NYS resident, you will be charged an additional $50/manual and $35/certificate on the day of the course. 

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Last Monday Grant Webinar for Fruit and Vegetable Growers - April

April 29, 2019
12:00-1:00

To help disseminate information on grants on a more consistent basis, we will be offering a "current grants" webinar on the last Monday of every month at noon

In order to help focus the program, the webinars will be limited to grants that are relevant to fruit and vegetable farmers in Eastern New York.

There is a possibility of webinars related to grants for experimental crops (i.e. hops and hemp) if it is likely that fruit and vegetable growers would be interested.

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Last Monday Grant Webinar for Fruit and Vegetable Growers - May

May 27, 2019
12:00-1:00

To help disseminate information on grants on a more consistent basis, we will be offering a "current grants" webinar on the last Monday of every month at noon

In order to help focus the program, the webinars will be limited to grants that are relevant to fruit and vegetable farmers in Eastern New York.

There is a possibility of webinars related to grants for experimental crops (i.e. hops and hemp) if it is likely that fruit and vegetable growers would be interested.

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Announcements

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

Episode 4 - Episode 4- Biological Root Dips for Onions

April 20, 2019
Episode 4- Biological Root Dips for Onions



Ethan Grundberg discusses biostimulants, biofungicides, and plant growth regulators with Teresa Rusinek. Grundberg presents some of the preliminary findings on yield impact and disease severity from one year of trialing 12 different products as pre-plant dips on bare root onion transplants on muck soils in Orange County, NY. More details from the study can be found online at https://rvpadmin.cce.cornell.edu/uploads/doc_735.pdf

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