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About the Program
The Hudson Valley Regional Fruit Program is a multi-county educational program serving the commercial fruit industries of the lower Hudson Valley region. Participating Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations include Columbia, Dutchess, Orange, Rensselaer and Ulster Counties.
Local county extension associations work in partnership with Cornell University and the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station to serve the educational needs of the local grower community.
What We Offer
- To develop and provide an effective educational program to serve the needs of the Hudson Valley commercial fruit industries.
- To support the adoption of new and/or proven practices that will improve the economic viability of the Hudson Valley commercial fruit industries.
- To develop additional intellectual and financial resources to better serve the Hudson Valley commercial fruit industries.
- Educational meetings and commodity-specific schools. Pesticide recertification credits are usually available.
- Field meetings, pruning demonstrations, tours and workshops.
- Demonstration plantings for new varieties, rootstocks and planting systems.
- Newsletters, recorded and e-mail grower alert messages relating to commercial fruit production.
- Personal consultation via telephone, office and farm visits (by appointment).
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