What's Wrong with My Crop?
A diagnosis and educational service
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2017 CCE LOF Winter Fruit Schools
Presentations from the 2017 CCE LOF Winter Fruit Schools.
DEC Registered Pesticides for New York
This the the link to access the the NYDEC pesticide registrations. Access labels here.Bureau of Pest Management - Information Portal - http://www.dec.ny.gov/nyspad/products?13
Update on Special Permit Training 2017
Discussions are in process between CCE and DEC to obtain approval for Special Permit training in 2017. Please stay tuned for the latest updates, and (we hope) the eventual announcement of training dates and registration information. Regarding possible dates, please contact us if you foresee a repetition of last spring's delays in the approval of H2A applications, as we will take these delays into consideration in setting dates.
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More Pests Content
2016 Lake Ontario Winter Fruit School
Black Stem Borer Trap Data
Distinguishing characteristics between European Corn Borer and Codling Moth
Revisions in EPA WPS comment period open until Dec. 23, 2015
Apple IPM for Beginners
2015 Winter Fruit School
Presentations - 2015 Winter Tree Fruit Schools
Spotted Wing Drosophila
New fungicides labeled for use in tree fruit - all Special Local Needs Labels
Plum Pox Virus Update
Animals in Fruit Crops
New and Unusual
New pest detected! Is this the beginning of something bigger?
Managing Codling Moth In Apples
Spotted Winged Drosophila found locally and throughout New York and New England
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Save the Date - LOF Summer Tour is July 12
Time All Day
Location TBA, 4-5 farms west of Rochester
Contact for Info/Registration: Stay Tuned to Website for Updates
Annual Summer Tour Visiting Cutting Edge Farms
"Visual Guide" for March PruningA Practical "Visual Guide" for March Pruning of Young and Semi-Young High Density Apple Plantings
Mario Miranda Sazo
The document is a practical and colorful visual guide that shows some important pruning cuts to better grow and train the "money makers" Gala, Honeycrisp, and Fuji trees. The pruning cut decisions are easy to follow and their objectives are simple. More information and the guide can be found here: https://lof.cce.cornell.edu/submission.php?id=440&crumb=crops|crops|apples|crop*38
2017 LOF Winter Fruit School Presentations2017 Winter Fruit School presentations that have been approved by the presenters are now available here https://lof.cce.cornell.edu/submission.php?id=425&crumb=crops|crops|apples|crop*38; past LOF Winter Fruit School presentations approved for public distribution can be found under the Apples at the bottom in a list.
Working with a Spanish Speaking WorkforcePlease use the link below to watch a YouTube video in which Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy Specialist of the Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team and Mario Sazo, Extension Associate of the Lake Ontario Fruit Program discuss Building Campus County Connections: Working with a Spanish Speaking Workforce.
2017 Cornell Guidelines Available!Now Available:
2017 Cornell Pest Management Guidelines for Commercial Tree Fruit Production
2017 Cornell Pest Management Guidelines for Berry Crops
These updated guidelines provide current tree fruit or berry crop production information for New York State. They provide valuable timings and recommendations for producers or consultants or anyone involved in the commercial production of tree fruit or berry crops.
Pricing: Online Print Both online version & print
Tree Fruit $41 $41 + shipping $57.50 + shipping
Berry $31 $31 + shipping $43.50 + shipping
Cornell Guidelines can be purchased through your local Cornell Cooperative Extension office or from the Cornell Store at Cornell University. To order from the Cornell Store, call (844) 688-7620 or order online.
2016 Apple Crop Survey ResultsThe 2016 Apple Crop Survey Results are now available. Click here for results.
Apple System Payback Calculator Now Available!Apple System Payback Calculator
You can down load this spreadsheet to help you calculate the return on investment for an orchard system you are considering to plant or invest in.