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2018 Aurora Farm Field Day

Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 9:30am to 3:30pm

Musgrave Research Farm (CUAES)
1256 Poplar Ridge Road Aurora, NY

Our annual Field Crops field day held at Musgrave Research Farm in Aurora, NY is set for July 12th. The field day is free and open to the public and includes a BBQ lunch.

Skip the registration line by PRE-REGISTERING!

DEC and CCA credits will be available. (DEC: Demonstration - 3.25, Agricultural Plant - 3.25, Field and Forage - 3.25, Vegetable - 1.25)


9:00-9:45 am       Registration & Refreshments in Field House

9:45-9:50 am       Welcome & Introductions –Gary Bergstrom, Chair, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Cornell University

10 am Program Begins (attendees attend half the presentations in the morning and half after lunch)

Bill Cox - Comparison of Soybeans and Wheat Under Conventional and Organic Management

Ann Bybee-Finley and Matt Ryan - Forage Intercropping and Double Cropping for Resilience

Gary Bergstrom - Integrated Management of Diseases and Mycotoxins in Malting Barley

Margaret Smith and Judy Kolkman - Managing Corn Diseases through Breeding and Genetics

Quirine Ketterings, Angel Maresma, Tulsi Kharel and Karl Czymmek - Decision Agriculture: Crop Sensors for Predicting Yield and Managing Nitrogen for Corn

Mike Hunter - Western Bean Cutworm … What now??

Xiaohong Wang, Karen Snover-Clift, and Gary Bergstrom - Soybean Cyst Nematode: ‘Take the Test and Beat the Pest’

Eugene Law, Sandra Wayman, Cynthia Bartel and Matt Ryan - Opportunities and Challenges with Perennial Grains in NY

12:00 -12:55 pm        Lunch

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