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2017 Chautauqua Produce Auction Growers Meeting

  • Friday, February 17, 2017, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County

2017 Chautauqua Produce Auction Growers Meeting

Dutch Village

8729 East Main St, Clymer NY, 14724

This course will educate growers on disease and pest management, varieties and marketing issues in open field and high tunnel vegetables. Topics such as disease resistant varieties, pest/disease, cultural management and appropriate spray options. An anticipated 1.5 hours of content is eligible for re-certification credits.

Register by calling (716)664-9502 x209 and sending payment or by completing the form below and returning with payment to CCE Attn: Growers Meeting; 3452 Turner Road; Jamestown, NY 14701


9:00 Coffee, registration, DEC sign-up– Judson Reid, Cornell Vegetable Program

9:30 Welcome, overview-Judson Reid

9:35 Auction manager’s update-consignment issues, lot sizes, policies, etc…C.P.A. Staff

9:50 Disease resistance in tomatoes and cucumbers, 2016 research update-Darcy Telenko, CVP

10:20 Varieties adapted to local area for pest resistance and shipping quality-seedless

watermelon and other vine crops, peppers and jalapenos- Pat Licciardello, Seedway

10:40 Profitability at auction-visiting grower panel TBD

11:10 Food Safety Modernization Act update-what does it mean for C.P.A? What are the farmer

and buyer perspectives?-Robert Hadad-CVP, Jeff Werner, Harris Seed

11:30 Lunch

12:30 High Tunnel Tomato Insect Management - Judson Reid, CVP

12:45Exclusion netting for Swede Midge Management, Cordelia Hall, CVP

1:00 Diversifying your product line-the Buyer’s perspective Jeff Werner, Harris Seeds

1:30 Downy Mildew Management, including resistant cucumber varieties-Robert Hadad and

Judson Reid, CVP

2:00 Adjourn and credits




Katelyn Walley-Stoll
Agriculture Program Community Educator, Farm Business Management
716-664-9502 ext. 202


Dutch Village Restaurant
8729 East Main Street
Clymer, NY 14724