June 18, 2012
Gonzalez Farm: 473 Pine Island Turnpike, Pine Island, NY 10924
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.
Please contact the Registration Coordinator, Stephanie Backer-Bertsch by phone at (585) 271-1979 x 509, by email at firstname.lastname@example.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