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2018 Cornell Seed Growers Field Day

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 8:30am to 12:00pm

NYSIP Foundation Seed Barn
42.449520,-76.451311

2018 CORNELL SEED GROWERS FIELD DAY

Tuesday, 3 July 2018

 

For seed growers, seed treatment applicators, and other seed professionals

Place: NYSIP Foundation Seed Barn, 791 Dryden Rd., Rt. 366, Ithaca, NY

Time: 8:30 AM - 12:00 noon

 

AGENDA

8:30-8:55         Registration, coffee, & networking

8:55                 Introduction, begin tour  (Margaret Smith)                                                                        

9:00-10:00       Small Grains: Breeding for Quality and Pest Resistance (Mark Sorrells)

·   White and red winter wheat varieties and disease resistance

·   Spring oat and spring barley varieties and disease resistance

·   Born, bred, and brewed in NY:  high quality malting barley

·   Winter hybrid ryes from Germany

10:00-10:30     Small Grain, Switchgrass, and Hemp Disease Management (Gary Bergstrom)

10:30-10:50     Certified and Foundation Seed Update, Seed Treatment Survey (Phil Atkins)

10:50-12:00     Forage Varieties, Pest Management, and Breeding (Don Viands)

·   New yield data in perennial forages

·   Update on resistance to potato leafhopper on alfalfa

·   Update on resistance to brown root rot on alfalfa

·   Research on switchgrass: breeding for seed germination under 

cold temperatures and other research

·   Rust and smut on switchgrass

·   Update on breeding for resistance to disease on switchgrass

caused by Biopolarisspecies

·   Update on industrial hemp research: breeding, diseases, etc.

12:00               Adjourn

 

DEC and CCA continuing education credits requested.    

Event Type

Field Day

Departments

Plant Breeding and Genetics

Tags

fieldcrops, organic. cuaes

Cost

No cost

Contact E-Mail

mes25@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Margaret Smith

Contact Phone

607-255-1654

Open To

For seed growers, seed treatment applicators, and other seed professionals

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