Crystal Stewart-CourtensExtension Vegetable Specialist
134 Miller Road
Johnstown, NY 12095
Areas of Interest
Small and Beginning Farms, Organic Production Systems, Garlic
Crystal Stewart-Courtens has long been interested in commercial and consumer horticulture. She completed both her bachelor and master degrees at the University of Wisconsin. During her studies, she worked in the Department of Horticulture as a Graduate Teaching Assistant and as a Research Associate. After graduating, Crystal became a Regional Extension Educator with the South Dakota State University Cooperative Extension providing horticulture support. She joined Cornell Cooperative Extension in 2007 as the horticulture and agriculture educator in Fulton and Montgomery Counties. Today, Crystal's areas of emphasis include organic horticulture, small and beginning farmers assistance, and basic farm business management.
Berry Production Twilight Meeting
July 8, 2021
Rulf's Orchard, 531 Bear Swamp Road, Peru, NY
Many berry topics will be discussed including growing Juneberries (Amelanchier, not strawberries), using entomopathogenic nematodes to control strawberry root pests, low tunnel production in June bearing strawberries, SWD monitoring and management. 2.5 DEC pesticide recertification credits available in categories 1A, 10, 22, and 23. Contact Elisabeth Hodgdon (firstname.lastname@example.org or 518-650-5323) or Laura McDermott (email@example.com or 518-746-2562) with questions.