Organic Pesticide Applicator Training for Fruit and Vegetable Growers

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Long Island Horticultural Research and Education Center 3059 Sound Ave, Riverhead, NY

Two days of training:

Sprayer Equipment Workshop

Learn how to calibrate backpack and tractor sprayers, choose the best nozzle, assess and improve spray coverage, properly maintain equipment and much more!

Product Selection, Mixing and Calculation Workshop

Walk through the pesticide decision making process and spray preparation with experienced Cornell University researchers.

Classroom topics include:

  • Pesticide Rules, Regulations and the Organic Grower
  • Navigating the National Organic Program’s Pesticide Rules
  • Organic Product Overview and Efficacy
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Event Type

Conference/Workshop

Departments

Sustainability

Tags

horticulture, fruit, berries, treefruit, grapes, ipm, integrated pest management, CALScomm

Website

http://www.cceulster.org/2014%20Organ...

Cost

$65 includes breakfast, lunch and the Northeast Pesticide Safety Education Core Manual

Contact E-Mail

ekc68@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Emily Cook

Contact Phone

845-943-9810

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