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Event Details

Date

February 8, 2018

Time

9:30am-3:30pm

Location

Saratoga County CCE
50 West High St.
Ballston Spa, NY 12020

Cost

$30.00 Enrolled ENYCHP Members
(additional attendee $30.00 ea.)

$35.00 Non-Enrolled Attendees
(additional attendee $35.00 ea.)

Host

Eastern New York Commercial Horticulture

Pre-Registration Deadline: February 6, 2018

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Growing Alliums for Storage & Long Term Sales

February 8, 2018

Growing Alliums  for Storage & Long Term Sales

Join us for an interactive meeting facilitated byCCE Eastern NY Commercial Horticulture specialists:  Amy Ivy, Ethan Grundberg Teresa Rusinek & Crystal Stewart. 

Topics will include:  Growing practices that lead to good storage, tips and tricks for harvest, drying and storage, and ample time for audience questions about garlic, leeks, onions, and shallots.

Featuring a grower panel including:  Paul & Sandy Arnold, Jeff Bialis, Jean-Paul Courtens, Brian Denison,  David Stern, and Leon Vehaba

4 DEC Credits will be available.  Lunch is included.  This meeting is sponsored by SARE

Agenda: 

9:00-9:30 Registration 

9:30-10:00 Introductions and Brainstorming 
Participants will develop list of details to include in discussions


10:00-11:00 Pre-Planting and Planning Field Layout
Field layout, spacing, mulch options, weed mgt, rotations

11:00-11:30 Fertility Management
Timing and rates for best crop growth for long term storage

11:30-12:00 Break

12:00-1:00 Pests, Diseases, Problems
Pest issues and strategies for minimizing their impact

1:00-1:45 Lunch

1:45-2:45 Harvesting, Curing, Postharvest Handling, Storage
Strategies to minimize storage issues and lengthen storage life.

2:45-3:15 Growing Onions Over Winter for Spring Sales
Timing, variety selection, weed mgt tips for success.

3:15-3:30 Wrap up and evaluations





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Apples

Apricots

Apricots

Asparagus

Asparagus

Beets

Beets

Blueberries

Blueberries

Broccoli

Broccoli

Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts

Cabbage

Cabbage

Carrots

Carrots

Cauliflower

Cauliflower

Cherries

Cherries

Cucumbers

Cucumbers

Dry Beans

Dry Beans

Eggplant

Eggplant

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

Sweet Potatoes

Tomatoes

Tomatoes

Turnips

Turnips

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Announcements

Weed Management in Strawberries - Video

Dr. Bryan Brown, Integrated Weed Management Specialist with the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, begins by discussing general weed management principles, then reviews the weed control recommendations of the Cornell Pest Management Guidelines for Berry Crops, and finishes with a case study of Shenk Berry Farm.

This was recorded at the 2018 ENYCHP Eastern New York Fruit & Vegetable Conference held February 20th and 21st. 

Check out the link on Youtube here.


Confused by the WPS (Worker Protection Standard)?

Please take note: WPS pertains to all farms-organic and conventional!  To be sure that you are complying with these regulations, please view the EPA link below:
https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2015-09/documents/comparison-chart-wps.pdf

Growing for Wholesale: Grading and Packing Guides

Grading and packing guidelines are now available for 16 commonly grown specialty crops in NYS: broccoli crowns, Brussels sprouts, corn, green peppers, cucumbers, green cabbage, red cabbage, savory cabbage, cauliflower, eggplant, green beans, jalapenos, poblanos, Hungarian hot peppers, summer squash, and zucchini. Find all 24 sheets online at: https://rvpadmin.cce.cornell.edu/uploads/doc_612.pdf

This resource was developed through the support of Cheryl Thayer of CCE Harvest NY, Dave Walczak of Eden Valley Growers, Angela Parr and Robert Hadad of the CCE Cornell Vegetable Program, and Jim Monahan of Cornell Cooperative Extension. Further, development of this resource was made possible through grant funding from the USDA Local Food Promotion Program.
 


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