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Cornell Storage Workshop




Event Details

Event Offers DEC Credits

Date

August 16, 2023

Time

8:30am - 4:30pm; optional mixer 6:30-8:30pm Aug 15th

Location

NOTE VENUE CHANGE- Event will be held at Cornell Orchards,the Winery Lab in the back of the building
709 Dryden Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

Cost

Early Bird by August 9 : $60.00

(addl attendee $60.00 ea.)

register by August 9th and save $

After August 9 : $75.00

(addl attendee $75.00 ea.)

At The Door Price
Pay at the Door Workshop Registration : $75.00

At The Door Price
Pay at the Door Cornell Orchards Mixer August 15th 6:30-8:30pm : $20.00

A mixer with food and drinks will be held at the Cornell Orchards (709 Dryden Rd., Ithaca, NY 14850) from 6.30-8.30 PM

Mixer at Cornell Orchards Cornell Orchards Mixer August 15th 6:30-8:30pm : $20.00

(addl attendee $20.00 ea.)

Host

Lake Ontario Fruit Program



PRE-REGISTRATION CLOSED - PAY AT DOOR OPTION - $75 per person, make checks payable to "CCE"

The Cornell Storage Workshop is back! We welcome you to Ithaca on August 16 to get the latest updates on storage technologies and recommendations. I am delighted that we have excellent speakers - Caroline Torres and Randy Beaudry, Postharvest Science Professors from Washington State University and Michigan State University, respectively - as well as our own Kerik Cox and Yosef Al Shoffe.

A mixer with food and drinks will be held on August 15th at the Cornell Orchards (709 Dryden Rd., Ithaca, NY 14850) from 6.30-8.30 PM.  Cost $20

2.5 DEC credits are available for the following categories: 10, 1a, 1d, 22, & 7b.

Thank you to our sponsors - AgroFresh, Gas at Site, PACE, Storage Control Systems, and Valent.

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Cornell Storage Workshop Agenda (subject to change)

 8.30. Chris Watkins (CU): Welcoming remarks.

 8.40. Chris Watkins (CU): Apple disorder interactions with 1-MCP and DPA.

 9.00. Randy Beaudry (MSU): Current and new 1-MCP products for managing apple fruit quality.

 9.30. Vega Brink (Gas at Site): The advantages of HarvestWatch as a low oxygen monitoring technology.

 9.45. Adam Cortright (AgroFresh):  AgroFresh pre- and post-harvest solutions

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10.00. Morning break (refreshments and visits to sponsor tables)

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10.30. Madison and Jim Schaefer (Storage Control Systems): Technology update: DCA and other offerings.

10.45. Chris Watkins (CU): DCA - Background and New York perspective.

11.15.  Kerik Cox (CU): Role of bin sanitation in the management of blue mold in apples.

11.45.  Jason Osborn (PACE): FreshVue: Ripen at your own Pace.

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12.00: Lunch Break

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 1.00. Carolina Torres (WSU): Honeycrisp and effects of climate.

 1.25. Randy Beaudry (MSU): Honeycrisp - an update from Michigan.

 1.55. Chris Watkins (CU): Honeycrisp - an update from New York.

 2.10. Honeycrisp discussion.

 2.20. Yosef Al Shoffe (CU): Observations on storage of Evercrisp and WildTwist.

 2.35. Chris Watkins (CU): Updates on NY1 and NY2.

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3.00. Afternoon break (refreshments and visits to sponsor tables)

3.15. Chris Watkins (CU) Gala recommendations to manage flesh browning disorders.

3.45. Carolina Torres (WSU):  Lenticel disorders of Gala apples.

4.15. Priorities for future research.

4.30. Safe travels home.



Cornell Storage Workshop Agenda (PDF; 380KB)

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