Chautauqua Produce Auction Growers Meeting - Field Meeting
Date: August 14, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Andy E Yoder farm; 2051 Rt 62; Frewsburg, NY 14738
Cost: This event is free.
Cornell Vegetable Program
email Judson Reid
This course will demonstrate pest management in fresh market vegetables in both field and greenhouse (high tunnel) vegetables; primarily for those growing for wholesale auction. A hands-on demonstration of weed, insect and disease identification in vegetables including management options such as inter-row cover crops, grafting and where appropriate, spray options will be used to educate growers. Judson Reid, Senior Extension Associate with the Cornell Vegetable Program along with CCE staff will instruct participants and facilitate peer-based learning. Details on each topic will focus on field observations at the farm.
Weed control in row crop vegetables
Tomato and potato disease updates
answer/other farm specific crop observations/food safety news
Attendees will present an ID and record their certification ID number, print name and sign the Recertification Training Roster. The roster will be secured by a Cornell Vegetable Program representative and only the attendees who sit for the entire course will be awarded a certificate.
Andy E Yoder Farm
2051 Rt 62
Frewsburg, NY 14738