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Podcasts




Biweekly VegNews Podcast - Episode 6 - 07/17/19

July 17, 2019
The July 17th, 2019 edition of the Eastern New York Vegetable News covers the following topics:


Powdery Mildew Management on Vine Crops (1:21)
Squash Bugs (10:49)
Oomycete Pathogens that Cause Brassica and Basil Downy Mildew (15:23)
Insecticide Efficacy at High Temperatures (23:11)


Here are links to additional resources mentioned in the episode:

Squash Bugs:

https://ag.umass.edu/vegetable/fact-sheets/squash-bug
https://nysipm.cornell.edu/agriculture/vegetables/vegetable-ipm-practices/chapter-18/section-18-6-4/

Downy Mildew on Basil:

(http://blogs.cornell.edu/livegpath/extension/basil-downy-mildew/) and at VegetableMD online (http://vegetablemdonline.ppath.cornell.edu/NewsArticles/BasilDowny.html).
https://ag.umass.edu/vegetable/fact-sheets/brassicas-downy-mildew

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Biweekly Vegetable News Podcast - Episode 5 07/03/2019

July 3, 2019
The July 3rd, 2019 edition of the Eastern New York Vegetable News covers the following topics:

Garlic Update for July (1:24)
Water Testing Requirements for FSMA Compliance (5:25)
Managing Early Blight on Tomatoes (9:34)
Angular Leaf Spot and Bacterial Leaf Spot of Cucurbits (18:26)
Onion Downy Mildew and Bacterial Bulb Rot Management (23:20)
Irrigation (28:31)
Preparing for Cucurbit Downy Mildew (31:07)







Here are links to additional resources mentioned in the episode:

Have a question or suggestion for a future podcast topic? Call and leave us a voicemail at 845-293-3832.

Bacterial Bulb Rots
https://www.uvm.edu/vtvegandberry/AlliumSchool2015/NitrogenAndSpacingAffectOnionRot.pdf Research results from Christy Hoepting and Dr. Steve Beer on the impact of plant spacing and nitrogen fertilization rates on incidence of bulb rot

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Episode 6 - Garlic Production in the Northeast

June 19, 2019
Crystal Stewart talks to Ethan Grundberg about the best practices for garlic production in the Northeast. Pointers on the economics of production, as well as labor-related considerations, storage, and region specific pest considerations discussed herein.

For more information on the garlic-related topics discussed in this episode:
https://cvp.cce.cornell.edu/crop.php?id=14

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Biweekly Vegetable News Podcast Episode 4 - 06/12/2019

June 12, 2019
The June 12, 2019 edition of the Eastern New York Vegetable News covers the following topics:

Early Season Caterpillar Pests of Brassicas (1:10)
Potato Leafhopper Management (5:37)
Managing Cutworms and Stemphlium Leaf Blight in Onion Crops (14:43)
On-Farm Readiness Reviews and FSMA Compliance (19:45)
Spotted Wing Drosophila in Berries (31:05)


Here are links to additional resources mentioned in the episode:

Managing Cutworms and Stemphlium Leaf Blight in Onion Crops:
Christy Hoetping’s Onion Fungicide “Cheat Sheet” for 2018: https://rvpadmin.cce.cornell.edu/uploads/doc_689.pdf

More information on Identification and management of Spotted Wing Drosophila:
Call Laura McDermott – 518-791-5038 or lgm4@cornell.edu for berry related information.

To access the SWD Quick Guide to insecticides visit:
https://rvpadmin.cce.cornell.edu/uploads/doc_686.pdf

For other SWD information, visit the SWD blog at Cornell:
http://fruit.cornell.edu/spottedwing/

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Biweekly Vegetable News Podcast Episode 3 - 05/29/2019

May 29, 2019
The May 29, 2019 edition of the Eastern New York Vegetable News covers the following topics:
Handling Sweet Potato Slips (1:13)
Springtails and Roly-polies in Vegetable crops (9:23)
Leek moth in allium crops (14:49)
Mummyberry Disease in Blueberries (19:45)

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Biweekly Vegetable News Podcast Episode 2 - 05/15/2019

May 15, 2019
The May 15, 2019 edition of the Eastern New York Vegetable News covers the following topics:

Weed Control in Potatoes (1:08)
Brassica Flea Beetle Management (8:43)
Seedcorn Maggot (13:36)
Onion Maggot and Allium Leafminer Management (17:58)
Tomato Transplant Disease Prevention and Tomato Stake Disinfection (24:29)
Industrial Hemp Update (31:07)
Spinach Leafminer Identification and Control (36:16)

Here are links to additional resources mentioned in the episode:

Brassica Flea Beetle Management
Abby Seaman’s Evaluation of Insecticides Allowed for Organic Production Against Crucifer Flea Beetle, 2016 https://academic.oup.com/amt/article/42/1/tsx126/4670916
Elisabeth’s email: eh528@cornell.edu

Onion Maggot and Allium Leafminer Management
Cornell NEWA Onion Maggot Models: http://newa.cornell.edu/index.php?page=onion-maggot
Podcast Episode on Allium Leafminer: https://soundcloud.com/easternnewyorkvegnews/episode-3-allium-leaf-miner
NYS Senate Bill to Prohibit Use of Chlorpyrifos: https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/bills/2019/s2156/amendment/a
Ethan’s email: eg572@cornell.edu

Tomato Stake Disinfection
http://ipm.uconn.edu/documents/raw2/362/Disinfecting%20Tomato%20Stakes.pdf
Teresa’s email: tr28@cornell.edu

Industrial Hemp Update
New York Department of Agriculture and Markets Industrial Hemp Grower Application: https://www.agriculture.ny.gov/pi/Hemp_Grower_Application.pdf
More hemp resources from Ag and Markets: https://www.agriculture.ny.gov/pi/pihome.html
Cornell Hemp Resources: https://hemp.cals.cornell.edu/
Maire’s email: mru2@cornell.edu

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Episode 5 - Entomopathogenic Nematodes

May 9, 2019
ENYCHP vegetable production specialists Teresa Rusinek and Ethan Grundberg discuss a 3-year study with Cornell University Entomologist Dr. Elson Shields, investigating the use of NY Native Entomopathogenic “insect killing” Nematodes as a potential biocontrol agent in the suppression of wireworm and Colorado potato beetle in vegetable production fields in Eastern New York.

Resources and Contacts:

Teresa Rusinek email: tr28@cornell.edu

http://www.alfalfasnoutbeetle.org/index.php/resources-contacts/

http://www.alfalfasnoutbeetle.org/index.php/nematode-application-techniques/
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Biweekly Vegetable News Podcast Episode 1 - 05/01/2019

May 1, 2019
The May 1, 2019 edition of the Eastern New York Vegetable News covers the following topics:
Nitrogen Management in Garlic (1:09)
Seed Potato Handling (3:11)
Water Quality Considerations (8:40)
Botrytis Grey Mold Management in High Tunnels (16:41)
Food Safety Regulatory Compliance in 2019 (19:13)
Cabbage Maggot Management (25:05)
Pre-Plant Brassica Herbicide Selection (28:13)
Sexual Harassment Training Requirements in New York State (32:26)
Botrytis Grey Mold Management in Strawberries (34:20)

Here are links to additional resources mentioned in the episode:

Seed Potato Handling
2018 Potato Variety Trial Results: https://rvpadmin.cce.cornell.edu/uploads/doc_728.pdf
2018 Potato Variety Podcast Episode: https://soundcloud.com/easternnewyorkvegnews/vegnewspodcast2-2018-potato-variety-trial

Water Quality
pH vs alkalinity: https://enych.cce.cornell.edu/submission.php?id=564&crumb=soil_health|soil_health

Food Safety Regulatory Compliance in 2019
New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets contacts for scheduling On Farm Readiness Reviews (OFRRs):
Aaron Finley
(518) 457-3846
aaron.finley@agriculture.ny.gov
Steve Schirmer
(315) 487-0852
steve.schirmer@agriculture.ny.gov

Produce Safety Alliance website ‘Resources’ page for links to list of FSMA required records, record templates, and more:
https://producesafetyalliance.cornell.edu/resources/general-resource-listing/

Link to register for our July 15 FSMA Grower Training Course in Warrensburg, NY:
https://enych.cce.cornell.edu/event_preregistration.php?event=1180


Cabbage Maggot
NEWA Cabbage Maggot Growing Degree Day Models: http://newa.cornell.edu/index.php?page=cabbage-magot
MSU Research on Alternatives to Lorsban: https://www.canr.msu.edu/news/lorsban-alternatives-for-cabbage-maggot-control-in-brassica-root-crops

Pre-Plant Brassica Herbicide Selection
Overview of most labeled herbicides for cole crops in New York by Dr. Bernard Zandstra: http://www.hort.cornell.edu/expo/proceedings/2016/Cabbage.%20Weed%20Management%20Update%20from%20Michigan.%20Zanstra.pdf
2015 Chart of Herbicide Efficacy in Cabbage by Julie Kikkert and Robin Bellinder: https://rvpadmin.cce.cornell.edu/uploads/doc_289.pdf
Post-Emergent Cole Crop Herbicides by Christy Hoepting: https://rvpadmin.cce.cornell.edu/pdf/veg_edge/pdf137_pdf.pdf

Sexual Harassment
NYS Training Resources: https://www.ny.gov/combating-sexual-harassment-workplace/employers

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Episode 4- Biological Root Dips for Onions

April 20, 2019
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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Episode 3 - Allium Leafminer

April 8, 2019
Teresa Rusinek and Ethan Grundberg discuss efforts to identify management strategies to reduce damage to allium crops (leeks, onions, chives, garlic, scallions, etc.) from the invasive insect pest allium leafminer (Phytomyza gymnostoma Loew). Hear about promising preliminary results to avoid dipteran dip-terror using carefully timed insecticide applications, reflective plastic mulch, and insect exclusion netting.

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Episode 2 - 2018 Potato Variety Trial

March 14, 2019
Ethan Grundberg interviews Charles Bornt abut the results of the Eastern New York potato variety trial of Summer 2018. Passion. Perseverance. Potatoes.
Edited and produced by Nathaniel Mengaziol.
Special thanks to Cheryl Wheeler for permission to use her "Potato Song." More info can be found at :www.cherylwheeler.com

For more information on the 2018 Potato Variety Trial results discussed in the episode, go to:
https://rvpadmin.cce.cornell.edu/uploads/doc_730.pdf

More images and details from the trial are available at:
https://rvpadmin.cce.cornell.edu/uploads/doc_728.pdf

Results from previous potato variety trials and more information on potato production in Eastern New York can be found at
https://enych.cce.cornell.edu/crop.php?id=24

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Episode 1 - 2018 Lettuce Variety Trials

February 21, 2019
Ethan Grundberg interviews Crystal Stewart and Natasha Field about the 2018 Lettuce Variety Trials. Music/Editing by Nate Mengaziol.

For more information on the 2018 Summer Romaine Lettuce Variety Trials discussed in the episode, go to:
https://rvpadmin.cce.cornell.edu/uploads/doc_717.pdf

Results from previous lettuce variety trials and more can be found at: https://enych.cce.cornell.edu/crop.php?id=17

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Upcoming Events

Pesticide Exam Certification Summer Trainings

July 2 - July 23, 2019
1:30pm - 4:30pm each day
Plattsburgh, NY

2019 Champlain Valley Pesticide Applicator Exam Intensive Training

CCE ENYCHP Horticulture Specialists Mike Basedow and Elisabeth Hodgdon will be offering four afternoons of training to review core concepts and commodity specific items in preparation for the exam.

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CCE & Hudson Valley Research Lab Research & Extension Tour

July 26, 2019
12:30pm - 5:00pm
Highland, NY

The Eastern NY Commercial Horticultural Program and Hudson Valley Research Lab are hosting a 2019 Research and Extension Summer Tour on July 26th from 12:30 - 5:00 PM. Beginning at the Highland Research Station Conference Room.
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Last Monday Grant Webinar for Fruit and Vegetable Growers - July

July 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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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

Biweekly VegNews Podcast - Episode 6 - 07/17/19

July 17, 2019
The July 17th, 2019 edition of the Eastern New York Vegetable News covers the following topics:


Powdery Mildew Management on Vine Crops (1:21)
Squash Bugs (10:49)
Oomycete Pathogens that Cause Brassica and Basil Downy Mildew (15:23)
Insecticide Efficacy at High Temperatures (23:11)


Here are links to additional resources mentioned in the episode:

Squash Bugs:

https://ag.umass.edu/vegetable/fact-sheets/squash-bug
https://nysipm.cornell.edu/agriculture/vegetables/vegetable-ipm-practices/chapter-18/section-18-6-4/

Downy Mildew on Basil:

(http://blogs.cornell.edu/livegpath/extension/basil-downy-mildew/) and at VegetableMD online (http://vegetablemdonline.ppath.cornell.edu/NewsArticles/BasilDowny.html).
https://ag.umass.edu/vegetable/fact-sheets/brassicas-downy-mildew

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