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  • Pest Management
  • Cultural Practices

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  • Educational Meetings & Conferences
  • In-Field Educational Opportunities
  • On-Farm Research Trials

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2024 Respirator Fit Testing Clinic

The New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health (NYCAMH) and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orleans County are pleased to provide respirator fit testing clinics for agricultural businesses in your region on April 3rd & 4th.  Schedule today, spaces are limited!






Event Details

Orleans CCE Fit Testing - afternoon

Date

April 3, 2024

Time

1pm-5pm

Location

CCE Orleans County
12690 Rt 31
Albion, NY 14411

Host

New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health
NYCAMH Respirator Fit Test Clinics

NYCAMH - Email or Call to Schedule
800-343-7527
fit.test@bassett.org


Orleans CCE Fit Testing - afternoon



The New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health (NYCAMH) and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orleans County are pleased to provide respirator fit testing clinics for agricultural businesses in your region on April 3rd.

What We Need From You to Schedule Appointments

Assemble basic information

  • Farm name, contact info, and commodity
  • Full names of workers needing fit testing and the exact respirator make and model for each worker
  • Status of each worker's medical clearance: NYCAMH can help you determine this.

Important: Any worker without current medical clearance before the clinic date will NOT be fit tested.

Schedule an Appointment Today!

To schedule or for any questions call NYCAMH 800-343-7527 or email fit.test@bassett.org

How to Have a Successful Fit Testing Day

  • Arrive on time
  • Complete in advance and bring all requested paperwork
  • Be clean‐shaven
  • Do not chew gum, smoke, or drink coffee at least 15 minutes before appointment
  • Bring check payment

If you need help selecting a respirator, contact us at 800-343-7527 or fit.test@bassett.org.

Important: A respirator fit test ensures that a particular make, model and size of respirator fits the wearer's face and will meet the wearer's needs. If a worker wears more than one style of respirator, including filtering face pieces, they must be fit tested for each one. NYCAMH is a private, non‐profit, non‐regulatory occupational health organization affiliated with Bassett Healthcare Network. Learn more at nycamh.org.


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Event Details

Orleans CCE Fit Testing - morning

Date

April 4, 2024

Time

8am -12pm

Location

CCE Orleans County
12690 Rt 31
Albion, NY 14411

Host

New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health
NYCAMH Respirator Fit Test Clinics

NYCAMH - Email or Call to Schedule
800-343-7527
fit.test@bassett.org


Orleans CCE Fit Testing - morning



The New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health (NYCAMH) and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orleans County are pleased to provide respirator fit testing clinics for agricultural businesses in your region on 4th.

What We Need From You to Schedule Appointments

Assemble basic information

  • Farm name, contact info, and commodity
  • Full names of workers needing fit testing and the exact respirator make and model for each worker
  • Status of each worker's medical clearance: NYCAMH can help you determine this.

Important: Any worker without current medical clearance before the clinic date will NOT be fit tested.

Schedule an Appointment Today!

To schedule or for any questions call NYCAMH 800-343-7527 or email fit.test@bassett.org

How to Have a Successful Fit Testing Day

  • Arrive on time
  • Complete in advance and bring all requested paperwork
  • Be clean‐shaven
  • Do not chew gum, smoke, or drink coffee at least 15 minutes before appointment
  • Bring check payment

If you need help selecting a respirator, contact us at 800-343-7527 or fit.test@bassett.org.

Important: A respirator fit test ensures that a particular make, model and size of respirator fits the wearer's face and will meet the wearer's needs. If a worker wears more than one style of respirator, including filtering face pieces, they must be fit tested for each one. NYCAMH is a private, non‐profit, non‐regulatory occupational health organization affiliated with Bassett Healthcare Network. Learn more at nycamh.org.


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Upcoming Events

Virtual IPM Scout Training

April 15, 2024

Join us for a live, virtual training on scouting of major insect pests of apple orchards.

2024 DEC Special Permit Handler Training - Monroe County

April 17, 2024
Rochester, NY

Last opportunity for Special Permit Training (SPT) for 2024 will be held in person at the Irondequoit Public Library.  Register by 8am April 16th.

2024 Tree Fruit & Small Fruit Twilight Meetings

Event Offers DEC Credits

April 25, 2024 : Tree Fruit & Small Fruit Twilight Meetings 1 of 4
Newark, NY

Join specialists Janet Van Zoeren, Anya Osatuke, and Anna Wallis for a conversation about fruit and berry phenology and pest management, at a new location each month.


Event Offers DEC Credits

May 30, 2024 : Tree Fruit & Small Fruit Twilight Meetings 2 of 4
Lockport, NY

Join specialists Janet Van Zoeren, Anya Osatuke, and Anna Wallis for a conversation about fruit and berry phenology and pest management, at a new location each month.


Event Offers DEC Credits

June 27, 2024 : Tree Fruit & Small Fruit Twilight Meetings 3 of 4
Penn Yan, NY

Join specialists Janet Van Zoeren, Anya Osatuke, and Anna Wallis for a conversation about fruit and berry phenology and pest management, at a new location each month.


Event Offers DEC Credits

July 25, 2024 : Tree Fruit & Small Fruit Twilight Meetings 4 of 4
Mexico, NY

Join specialists Janet Van Zoeren, Anya Osatuke, and Anna Wallis for a conversation about fruit and berry phenology and pest management, at a new location each month.

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:

15 Apr - Virtual Orchard IPM Scout Training - 2-4pm - Zoom

17 Apr - Final Special Permit Training - 1pm-5pm - Irondequoit Library, Register by 8am April 16th

13 Aug - 2nd Annual WNY Fruit Grower Tour - Orleans County

Feb 4-5, 2025 - Western NY Fruit Conference - DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Rochester



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


2024 Winter Fruit Webinars playlist on the NYS IPM Program YouTube Channel


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.