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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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