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Irrigation Water Regulations, Traceability, and Recall: Info for Produce Farmers Concerning FSMA
February 22, 2016The focus of this meeting is to provide information and answers to questions on several of the more complicated sections of the new FSMA regulations going into effect for produce growers. There will be a focus on irrigation water and what is required for testing your water sources, record keeping, how to set up a meaningful traceability program, and how to conduct a recall.
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
2016 Spanish-speaking Winter Fruit Schools
February 23, 2016 : 2016 Spanish-speaking Winter Fruit Schools @ Zinglers Farms Inc
February 24, 2016 : 2016 Spanish-speaking Winter Fruit Schools @ KC Bailey Orchards Inc.February 23, 2016 - Zingler Farms Inc. Orleans Co.
February 24, 2016 - KC Bailey Orchards Inc. Wayne Co.
Niagara County Vegetable and Small Fruit Grower Meeting
March 1, 2016The morning vegetable program will include presentations on research updates on sweet corn bird and weed management; the final ruling of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) - what it means for your farm; new developments for managing insect pests and diseases in Cole crops; and living much. Fresh market vegetable research priorities and needs will be discussed and the Western NY Food Hub.
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM vegetables; 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM small fruit
The afternoon berry program will include presentations by Cornell faculty - Kerik Cox, Greg Loeb, Marvin Pritts, and Courtney Weber. The talks will include time for questions and will address current issues in strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries.
Distinguishing Characteristics between ECB & CMDistinguishing characteristics between European Corn Borer and Codling Moth pdf
Its important to identify the pests that are found in fruit in order to apply proper control measures. This guide will help to identify between 2 pest with very similar looking larvae.
Apple IPM for BeginnersA guide for new apple growers to protect apple orchards from pests, in fact sheet format.
This series of fact sheets [.pdfs] will help you address the major apple pests, but does not guarantee perfect fruit. These fact sheets and scouting guides are a compromise between the most accurate, complex information researchers have to offer and the amount of information a beginner can take in.
Read the first four chapters carefully to start this new venture. Then follow the Scouting Calendar as apple stage of growth advances week-by-week. To order a full color printed copy, click here.