Biological IPM Strategies NOFA-NY Field Day Gonzalez Farm Orange County NY

Event Details

Date:
June 18, 2012

Location:
Gonzalez Farm: 473 Pine Island Turnpike, Pine Island, NY 10924

Time:
9 AM – 12 Noon

Come tour Gonzalez Farm with Cornell University’s Vegetable IPM Coordinator Abby Seaman. The rich muck soil on Gonzalez Farm presents unique soil, weed and pest management challenges, including issues with cutworms, brassica flea beetles and phytophthora blight. This workshop will focus on understanding the life cycles of these pests, and Abby will present research-based IPM strategies, including biological and cultural control methods, as well as organic pesticides.

Registration Information
Please contact the Registration Coordinator, Stephanie Backer-Bertsch by phone at (585) 271-1979 x 509, by email at register@nofany.org, or online at http://tinyurl.com/nofanyevents. Registration is FREE for members and $15 (per person) for non-members. Pre-registration closes three days before the event. Pre-registration is encouraged

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