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Apple IPM Intensive Workshop - A Certificate Program - At the 2020 Empire Producer's Expo




Event Details

Event Offers DEC Credits

Date

January 15 - January 16, 2020

Time

Wednesday 2pm - 5pm, Thursday 9am - 12pm (see agenda for details)

Location

OnCenter
800 S. State St.
Syracuse, NY 13202

Host

Lake Ontario Fruit Program



Apple IPM Intensive Workshop - A Certificate Program

Empire Producer's Expo, OnCenter Syracuse, NY, Room 7/8
January 15 and 16, 2019


Note: You must attend all 4 sessions in order to receive a certificate. However, sessions for DEC credits are separate.


Register now at http://nysvga.org/expo/information/ , space is limited to 40 participants

Agenda - Day 1

Wednesday, January 15 - EXPO SESSIONS 3 & 4

2:00-3:15 - Apple IPM for a healthy crop, moderator Michael Basedow
5 min - Introduction to the Apple IPM Intensive Workshop, Michael Basedow
10 min - What is Integrated Pest Management (IPM)? Juliet Carroll
10 min - Rate your current IPM tactics, Janet van Zoeren 
50 min - What are the major pests targeted by apple IPM?
               Insects & Mites, Art Agnello
               Plant Diseases, Kerik Cox
               Weeds and Wildlife, Juliet Carroll

3:15-3:45 Break - Visit Trade Show

3:45-5:00 - Apple insect targets & IPM tactics, moderator Janet van Zoeren
5 min - Introduction to the session, Janet van Zoeren 
35 min - IPM for plum curculio, oriental fruit moth and codling moth, Art Agnello
               Degree days and pest events
               Using traps, insect models, and mating disruption
               Keeping good records
               Rate your learning
35 min - IPM for obliquebanded leafroller, mites and apple maggot, Art Agnello
               Degree days and pest events
               Using traps, insect models, and mating disruption
               Keeping good records
               Rate your learning

Agenda - Day 2

Thursday, January 16 - EXPO SESSIONS 1 & 2

9:00-10:15 - Apple diseases & IPM defenses, moderator Juliet Carroll
5 min - Introduction to the session, Juliet Carroll 
35 min - IPM for apple scab and fire blight, Kerik Cox
              Sanitation, cultural practices, and resistant varieties
              Plant disease forecasting models and keeping good records
              Best Management Practices (BMPs) against fungicide and antibiotic resistance 
              Rate your learning
35 min - IPM for powdery mildew and summer diseases, Kerik Cox
              Sanitation, cultural practices and resistant varieties
              Plant disease forecasting models and keeping good records
              BMPs against fungicide and antibiotic resistance 
              Rate your learning

10:15-10:45 Break - Visit Trade Show

10:45-12:00 - Wildlife, weeds & the IPM wrap-up, moderator Michael Basedow
10 min - Management programs for arthropods, Art Agnello
10 min - Management programs for diseases, Kerik Cox
15 min - IPM for wildlife damage & rate your learning, Juliet Carroll 
20 min - IPM for weeds & rate your learning, Lynn Sosnoskie
10 min - Putting it all together - maximizing your time efficiency, Art Agnello 
10 min - Rate your future IPM tactics, Janet van Zoeren

Receive your workshop certificate

Presenters
Art Agnello, Professor, Tree Fruit Entomology, Entomology, Cornell AgriTech

Michael Basedow, Extension Associate, Tree Fruit Specialist, Eastern NY Commercial Horticulture Program, Cornell Cooperative Extension

Juliet Carroll, Senior Extension Associate, Fruit IPM Coordinator, NYS IPM Program, Cornell Cooperative Extension

Kerik Cox, Associate Professor, Tree Fruit and Berry Pathology, Plant Pathology & Plant-Microbe Biology, Cornell AgriTech

Lynn Sosnoskie, Assistant Professor, Weed Ecology and Management for Specialty Crops, Horticulture, Cornell AgriTech

Janet van Zoeren, Extension Associate, Tree Fruit & Berry IPM Specialist, Lake Ontario Fruit Program, Cornell Cooperative Extension



Apple IPM Intensive Workshop Agenda (PDF; 143KB)

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Upcoming Events

2024 Winter Fruit Webinars

Event Offers DEC Credits

February 16, 2024 : Week 1: Implementing Mating Disruption in NY Orchards

These webinars will provide updates on fruit-related topics and research happening at Cornell University. 

Webinars hosted by NYS IPM Program, CCE Harvest NY, CCE LOF Program, and CCE ENYCHP.


February 23, 2024 : Week 2: Hot Topics in Food Safety for Fruit

These webinars will provide updates on fruit-related topics and research happening at Cornell University. 

Webinars hosted by NYS IPM Program, CCE Harvest NY, CCE LOF Program, and CCE ENYCHP.


Event Offers DEC Credits

February 26, 2024 : Week 3: Soil Health for NY Orchards

These webinars will provide updates on fruit-related topics and research happening at Cornell University. 

Webinars hosted by NYS IPM Program, CCE Harvest NY, CCE LOF Program, and CCE ENYCHP.


Event Offers DEC Credits

March 6, 2024 : Week 4: Weed Management for Berries in NY

These webinars will provide updates on fruit-related topics and research happening at Cornell University. 

Webinars hosted by NYS IPM Program, CCE Harvest NY, CCE LOF Program, and CCE ENYCHP.


Event Offers DEC Credits

March 11, 2024 : Week 5: Insect and Disease Pest Management for Berries

These webinars will provide updates on fruit-related topics and research happening at Cornell University. 

Webinars hosted by NYS IPM Program, CCE Harvest NY, CCE LOF Program, and CCE ENYCHP.


Event Offers DEC Credits

March 19, 2024 : Week 6: Stone Fruit - Rootstocks and Disease Management

These webinars will provide updates on fruit-related topics and research happening at Cornell University. 

Webinars hosted by NYS IPM Program, CCE Harvest NY, CCE LOF Program, and CCE ENYCHP.

LOF Advisory Committee Meeting

March 8, 2024
Spencerport, NY

Please join us for our advisory meeting, join the team as they share their current and future projects and programming. Please pre-register by noon on March 5th.

2024 Orleans County - DEC Certified Pesticide Applicator License Pre-Exam Training

March 14, 2024 : DEC Certified Applicator Pre-Exam Training Day 1
Albion, NY

This training is only for those with experience and does not qualify for the 30-hour official DEC training - you are exempt from the 30 hour training (and eligible for this coaching session) if you have pesticide application experience, either through working on your own farm or through employment on another farm.


March 18, 2024 : DEC Certified Applicator Pre-Exam Training Day 2
Albion, NY

This training is only for those with experience and does not qualify for the 30-hour official DEC training - you are exempt from the 30 hour training (and eligible for this coaching session) if you have pesticide application experience, either through working on your own farm or through employment on another farm.

Announcements

Scaffolds podcast

Many of you probably read Art Agnello's statewide tree fruit updates and recommendations newsletter, "Scaffolds". Dr. Monique Rivera is bringing it back, but in a new audio version. Episode one was recorded this week, and is now available for free online at https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/scaffolds


Save the Date! - Scroll down for Upcoming Events

Have you missed a meeting recently? Scroll down for available recordings or pdf links or visits our YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/c/LakeOntarioFruitProgram

2024 Events:

23 Feb - Winter Fruit Webinars - Week 2 - 12 - 1:30pm

26 Feb - Winter Fruit Webinars - Week 3 - 1 - 3pm

6 Mar - Winter Fruit Webinars - Week 4 - 12 - 2pm

8 Mar - LOF Advisory Meeting - 10am-3pm, Ogden, Register now

11 Mar - Winter Fruit Webinars - Week 5 - 12 - 2pm

14 & 18 Mar - Pre-Exam Training and Test to Become a Certified Pesticide Applicator - Orleans Co CCE, 8:30am - 12:30pm, Register by March 1st

19 Mar - Winter Fruit Webinars - Week 6 - 12 - 1:30pm

21 Mar - DEC Certified Pesticide Applicator Exam - Orleans Co CCE, Check in 8:30am, Register with DEC

3 Apr - 2024 Respirator Fit Testing - 1-5pm, CCE Orleans County, Schedule Today

4 Apr - 2024 Respirator Fit Testing - 8am - 12pm, CCE Orleans County, Schedule Today

9 Apr - DEC Special Permit Handler Training - CCE Wayne County

10 Apr - DEC Special Permit Handler Training - CCE Orleans County



Food Safety Virtual Office Hours

Cornell Institute of Food Safety "Virtual Office Hours", Tuesdays Noon to 1pm https://cals.cornell.edu/institute-for-food-safety/resources/virtual-office-hours

Past recorded virtual office hours can be found on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLZJs5b7KUuvfcquH3ZtQHo5dSmF2m5MdQ


Webinar Recordings & Additional Meeting Materials

Check out the recordings of some recent webinars and/or conference materials from in person events: Recordings and Playlists are available at https://www.youtube.com/c/LakeOntarioFruitProgram

PACMAN Details and Resources, Meeting Recording Links below:



Pollinator Resouces

Now available Pollinator Resource Links


Meeting Recordings Now Available

Did you miss the recent meeting?  Check and see if we recorded it and added it to our website or Lake Ontario Fruit Program YouTube Channel.

Honeycrisp Meetup recordings available here.

Why are my trees growing so poorly? recording available here.

Additional Recorded Webinars listing with recording and resource link are available at



New Publication on Growing Pawpaws

Are you a fan of pawpaws? These custardy fruits can be hard to come across, so this guide provides information on how to grow your own pawpaw from seed, and how to care for grafted seedlings. Pdf on growing now available.​ https://lof.cce.cornell.edu/submission.php?id=799&crumb=crops|crops|unusual_fruit|crop*50

New Weed Management Technology Survey

Want to move away from herbicide reliance? Are you using novel technologies to manage weeds? We want to know about it to inform our weed science research. A team of weed scientists from University of California Davis, Oregon State University, and Cornell University are asking berry, tree fruit, tree nut, and vine crop growers to take 5 to 10 minutes and answer this short and anonymous survey. Weed Technology Survey link: https://cornell.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bEpfAijoP7puQDP

For more information on this survey please visit http://blogs.cornell.edu/swd1/2020/12/02/new-weed-management-technology/


Pollinator Webinar Series - Summer 2020

The Pollinator Webinar Series presented by Penn State cover bee health and pollination services.



Bloom Pesticides for Pollinator Health

A reference table created by Janet van Zoeren and Anna Wallis, is now available at https://lof.cce.cornell.edu/submission.php?id=711&crumb=pests|pests.