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2019 Aurora Farm Field Day

Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 10:00am to 3:00pm

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

The annual Cornell Field Crops field day held at Musgrave Research Farm in Aurora, NY.

The field day is free and open to the public. Includes a chicken BBQ lunch.

6.0 DEC and 4.0 CCA credits to be offered.


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

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

Walking Tour:

Gary Bergstrom, Jen Starr, and Kevin Myers - Fungicidal protection of hemp against late season diseases and mycotoxins

Jen Starr, Andrea Lugo-Torres, and Gary Bergstrom - Integrated management of malting barley diseases and mycotoxins

Jaime Cummings - Avipel Shield Bird Repellent

Jerry Cherney - On-Farm Analysis of Forage and Feed using NIRS

Wagon Tour:

Eugene Law, Sandra Wayman, and Matthew Ryan - Evaluating Kernza: the First Perennial Grain

Michael Hunter - Soybean Weed Control: Past, Present and Future

Elson Shields - Facets of applying biocontrol nematodes for corn rootworm control

Jodi Putman - Investigating if Sulfur is a Limiting Nutrient in New York Soybean Production

**Half the attendees will attend all walking tour sessions in the morning and all wagon tours in the afternoon and vice versa.

12:00 -12:55 pm        Lunch

3:00 pm                     Opportunity for discussion with presenters

                                    Pick up DEC credits

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Cornell Cooperative Extension, Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station, Soil and Crop Sciences


cuaes, organic, sips, fieldcrops, Sustainability






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Carlyn Buckler

Carlyn Buckler left a positive review 7/10/2019

It was great to meet everyone, to see the latest trials in the field, and to talk to the folks doing the research. It was also very nice to have lunch - great food, and provided a casual atmosphere to talk to other researchers.

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