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Apple IPM Intensive Workshop

Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 9:00am to 12:00pm

Empire State Producer’s Expo The Oncenter, Syracuse, NY

A Certificate Program

Are you looking for guidance on how to incorporate more integrated pest management strategies in your orchard?

This Apple IPM Intensive Workshop will give you a background understanding of IPM principles, in-depth comprehension of our specific pests, and concrete strategies you can implement next spring. The basic schedule for this four session workshop will be:

Wednesday, January 15th – 2-5pm

  • Apple IPM for a healthy crop – what is IPM, and what are the major pests in NY?
  • Apple insect targets and IPM tactics, including plum curculio, oriental fruit moth, codling moth, and more

Thursday, January 16th – 9am-12pm

  • Apple disease and IPM defenses, including apple scab, fire blight, powdery mildew, and more
  • Wildlife, weeds, and the IPM wrap-up, including a section on putting it all together to maximize your time efficiency

Full workshop agenda can be found here: http://bit.ly/AppleIPMworkshop

Presenters will include Dr. Art Agnello, professor of tree fruit entomology; Dr. Juliet Carroll, fruit IPM coordinator the NYS IPM program; Dr. Kerik Cox, professor of tree fruit and berry pathology; and Dr. Lynn Sosnoskie, professor of weed ecology and management for specialty crops.

Anyone who attends the entire four session workshop will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course on Thursday.

*DEC and CCA credits will be available for each session.

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Conference/Workshop

Tags

ipm, integrated pest management, fruit-ipm

Website

http://bit.ly/AppleIPMworkshop

Contact E-Mail

jec3@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Dr. Juliet Carroll

Speaker

Presenters will include Dr. Art Agnello, professor of tree fruit entomology; Dr. Juliet Carroll, fruit IPM coordinator the NYS IPM program; Dr. Kerik Cox, professor of tree fruit and berry pathology; and Dr. Lynn Sosnoskie, professor of weed ecology and management for specialty crops.

Speaker Affiliation

Cornell University

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