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2022 Virtual Orchard Meetup webinar series - Orchard Efficiency: Labor and Technology.
July 14, 2022 : Part 4 Technology - Specialist Panel
4 PM (PST) / 7 PM (EST)
2022 Virtual Orchard Meetup webinar series. Orchard Efficiency: Labor and Technology. A four-part webinar series on Orchard Efficiency: Labor and Technology.
Part 4 Technology - Specialist Panel
2022 SAP Analysis
July 15, 2022
TBA - region specific
Peel sap sampling/collection ended for Western NY/Finger Lakes regions on July.
Cornell 2022 Postharvest Reviews Webinar
July 28, 2022
Join Dr. Chris Watkins for this webinar on Pre- and Postharvest Factors Affecting the Quality of 'Gala' and Recommendations for this Year's Harvest and Storage Season.
LOF Summer Tour 2022
August 9, 2022
eastern Orleans County Farms
Please join us for the 2022 LOF Summer Tour on Tuesday, August 9th!
Stop 1: Kast Farms, Inc. Hosted by Brett Kast and family. Topics include herbicide trial updates, soil health, fire blight, mating disruption, comparison of NY1 on G.41 vs. M.9-337 rootstocks, and discussion of SnapDragon™ Stop 2: Fish Creek Orchards, LLC. Hosted by Jose Iniguez and Jason Woodworth. Topics include an introduction of the SCRI "Precision Orchard Management for Apple" project, and overviews by 3 companies working with us and growers under this umbrella - Moog, Vivid, and Dropcopter or MyCloud, who are working with Green Atlas for the cartography. Computer vision for rapid and accurate disease scouting by Dr. Awais Khan will be presented. Stop 3: Lunch at the Carleton Fire Hall & Rec Center. Lunch will be provided by Frank Penna Catering. Growers and other tree fruit industry folks will have the opportunity to visit with sponsors and likely view several demonstrations of new precision crop load management technology. Stop 4: Orchard Dale Fruit Farm. Hosted by the Brown family and employees. LOF's precision pruning work with our SCRI grant, and crop load management research with Farm Vision, Fruit Scout, and Outfield will be featured. In addition, blueberry optimization for mechanical harvest will be covered. Finally, Spanish Leadership Training will be featured. Stop 5: Nesbitt Fruit Farms. Hosted by Shane Nesbitt and family. Topics include bloom thinning results on Honeycrisp with the use of the Pollen Tube Growth model, and grow-through on-farm nursery production. Note: There may be some minor changes to the itinerary.
Join us at Nesbitt's on the lake for an ice cream social immediately after the educational sessions!
1.75 NYSDEC Credits will be offered in categories 22, 10, and 1A.
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