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Grapevine Canopy Management Workshop
July 7, 2015Come join Jim O'Connell berry and grape educator for Cornell Cooperative Eastern New York Commerical Horticulture Program and Ulster County, with guest speaker Hans Walter-Peterson of the Finger Lakes Grape Program for a twilight meeting at Magnanini Far Winery in Wallkill. Hans will discuss the basics of vine canopy management and its importance in pest management and fruit load.
5:00pm - 6:30pm
2-Day GAPs Training in Peru
July 20 - July 21, 2015This two-day training will walk growers through the basics of food safety during day one and will help them write a food safety plan during day two.
Monday 8:30AM - 5:00PM, Tuesday 8:30AM - 3:00PM
This training course will result in receiving the certificate which satisfies the training requirement for the FSMA Produce Safety Rule.
The First Annual Eastern NY Equipment Demonstration Day
July 25, 2015Come and see some of the most innovative cultivation tools being produced by the world’s leading manufacturers in action on a variety of vegetables and field crops!
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Rain or Shine)
This is a great opportunity to see new cultivating technologies at work and learn
more about the tools these companies offer. Find out if these tools are right for your
operation before you purchase them. Not only will we be looking at these units for
vegetables, but also field corn and soybeans- so there is something for everyone.
Welcome New Technicians!Annie Mills is a new addition to the team and will be working as a technician in counties around the Capital Region of New York. She recently graduated from Cornell University with a major in Agricultural Science and a minor in entomology. Over the next season her duties will include insect pest monitoring, assistance with horticultural varieties trials, and helping with the newsletter, along a variety of other tasks. Annie is originally from Schoharie County and is very thankful for the opportunity to work with growers here in eastern New York during the upcoming season!
Sarah Rohwer is our newly hired ENYCHP technician based at the Hudson Valley Lab in Highland, NY. She will be assisting educators with research and extension programs in fruits and vegetables. She grew up in Ulster County and got her Biology degree at Binghamton University where she assisted in research on the effects of deer in local forests.
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