Lake Ontario Fruit Program Enrollment

Program Areas

  • Food Safety
  • Variety Evaluation
  • Market Development
  • Pest Management
  • Cultural Practices

Enrollment Benefits

  • Telephone / Email Consultations
  • Fruit Newsletter?
  • Direct Mailings
  • Educational Meetings & Conferences
  • In-Field Educational Opportunities
  • On-Farm Research Trials

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Event Details

Date

August 30, 2017

Time

2-4 PM

Location

Irondequoit Public Library
1290 Titus Ave
Rochester, NY 14617

Cost

This event is free.

Host

Lake Ontario Fruit Program

Craig Kahlke
585-735-5448


Storage Workshop 2017

August 30, 2017


Come join us to hear Dr. Chris Watkins give updates on NY1 and NY2, Gala and Honeycrisp.

New information will also be presented on DCA technology, Harvista and 1-MCP.




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Apples

Apples

Apricots

Apricots

Asian Pears

Asian Pears

Blueberries

Blueberries

Cherries

Cherries

Currants

Currants

Gooseberries

Gooseberries

Nectarines

Nectarines

Peaches

Peaches

Pears

Pears

Plums

Plums

Raspberries / Blackberries

Raspberries / Blackberries

Strawberries

Strawberries

Unusual Fruit

Unusual Fruit

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Upcoming Events

LOF NextGen Young Fruit Farmer Study Tour 2018

August 2 - August 4, 2018
Thursday August 2 morning through Saturday August 4 evening
Gettysburg, PA

Online Registration is Now Open for NextGen Young Fruit Grower Study Tour in PA, August 2-4!


The 3rd annual NextGen Young Fruit Farmer Study Tour will be held in the Adams County region of Pennsylvania August 2nd-4th.

The Young Growers Alliance (YGA) of Pennsylvania, the LOF team, the Future Fruit Growers of Lake Ontario, along with Matt Wells (New York Apple Sales), have organized an excellent itinerary.

The study tour is focused on helping next generation growers develop the knowledge and skills needed to take their family farms into the future.

Register now and save! Early Bird Registration rates end Thursday July 19th!

Final deadline for registering the event is Wednesday July 25th!

Online registration is now open! Click "View Details" for more information about the event and to register!

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LOF Young Fruit Farmer Study Tour 2018 - More sponsor levels

August 2 - August 4, 2018
All Day
Gettysburg, PA

Annual tour to other commercial tree fruit production regions for future farm owners and leaders. Check back for registration.

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Western NY Hard Cider Tour

August 6, 2018
9am-3pm; 3:30pm Optional cider tasting at Mullers Cider House
Wolcott, NY

Come visit the orchards of the first NY growers of European and American Hard Cider varieties.
Tour will include 2 farms and 1 nursery in Wayne County, ending (optional) with a tasting at Mullers Cider House, Rochester. The tour & lunch are $5 with registration received by 30 July 2018.
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Announcements

Save these Dates!

June 29 - Registration Extended till 27 June PGR Tour - Geneva - Details @ https://lof.cce.cornell.edu/event.php?id=954

July 12 - Lake Ontario Fruit Program Summer Tour - Wayne County - Details @ https://lof.cce.cornell.edu/event.php?id=961

August 2-4 - Young Growers Tour - Pennsylvania - Details @ https://lof.cce.cornell.edu/event.php?id=957

August 6 - Hard Cider Tour - Western NY - Details @ https://lof.cce.cornell.edu/event.php?id=962

Please check back for more details.


Sponsor 2018 LOF Events Here!

Save the dates:
2018 LOF Plant Growth Regulator (PGR) Tour - Friday, June 29th
2018 LOF Summer Fruit Tour - Thursday, July 12th
2018 LOF Young Fruit Farmer Study Tour - Thursday, August 2nd - Saturday, August 4th
Sponsor these events: https://lof.cce.cornell.edu/sponsor_event.php?event_id=957


Farm Employee Compensation Benchmark Survey

By participating in the Farm Employee Compensation Benchmark survey you can find out how your employee compensation compares to benchmark data in your farm industry and across the state. More details and link to the survey at: https://lof.cce.cornell.edu/submission.php?id=540&crumb=business|business

Fit Testing Organizations

Details on organizations offering fit testing @ https://lof.cce.cornell.edu/submission.php?id=521&crumb=crops|crops|apples|crop*38

2017 Census of Agriculture

Producers who are new to farming or did not receive a Census of Agriculture in 2012 still have time to sign up to receive the 2017 Census of Agriculture report form by visiting www.agcensus.usda.gov and clicking on the ‘Make Sure You Are Counted' button through June. NASS defines a farm as any place from which $1,000 or more of agricultural products were produced and sold, or normally would have been sold, during the census year (2017).

For more information about the 2017 Census of Agriculture and to see how census data are used, visit www.agcensus.usda.gov or call (800) 727-9540.


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