Teresa RusinekVegetable Specialist
Hudson Valley Laboratory
3357 Route 9W
Highland, NY 12528
Areas of Interest
Pest ID, Pest Control Recommendations, Biocontrols, Greenhouse Vegetables and Ornamentals
Squash - Summer, Squash- Winter, Sweet Corn, Tomatoes
Teresa has a strong background working with a variety of farms, including vegetable, Christmas tree, fruit, sod and greenhouses. Her undergraduate degree is from SUNY New Paltz, and her master's degree is in Environmental Policy from Bard College. Teresa currently focuses her extension efforts on vegetable production, including integrated pest management, horticulture, biocontrols and greenhouse management. She is also actively involved with multiple applied research projects, mainly in pest 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.