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Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 8:30am to 12:00pm
New York Seed Improvement Project (NYSIP) Foundation Seed Barn 791 Dryden Road (Rt. 366), Ithaca NY
A field tour that will highlight Cornell research on small grains, forages, biofuel species, and industrial hemp. Topics to include breeding, varieties, pathogens and pests, seed production, and seed treatment. This event aims to provide timely updates for seed treatment and seed industry professionals, seed growers, educators, and researchers who work with these crops and their seeds and seed treatments.
8:30-8:55 Registration, coffee, & networking
8:55 Introduction, begin tour
9:00-10:00 Small Grains: Breeding for Quality and Pest Resistance, Mark Sorrells
10:00-10:30 Small Grain, Forage, and Hemp Disease Management, Gary Bergstrom
10:30-10:45 Certified and Foundation Seed Update, Phil Atkins
10:45-11:45 Forage Varieties, Pest Management, and Breeding, Don Viands
11:45-12:00 Glyphosate Transport from Runoff-prone Fields, Brian Richards