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Apple IPM for Beginners

Deborah Breth, Integrated Pest Management
Lake Ontario Fruit Program

Last Modified: September 17, 2015

Apple IPM for Beginners



Apple IPM for Beginners Order Form (pdf; 322KB)
  • $15 for 1 copy, $12/each for multiple copies


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Upcoming Events

Indoor Horticultural Training for Hispanic Employees & Middle Managers

June 20, 2019
Wayne Co - 8:30am-11am; Orleans Co - 1pm-3:30pm

This free training will consist of an intensive two and a half hours training for Hispanic employees and middle managers in Wayne and Orleans County next week (same program at boths locations, am and pm, same day). The program is intended to continue improving technical, human resource, and leadership skills of Western NY Hispanic orchard employees.
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2019 Young Fruit Growers of WNY Study Trip

August 5 - August 7, 2019
3 Days

The 4th Annual 2019 Young Fruit Growers of WNY Study Trip will be held in the Hudson Valley region of New York August 5th-7th.

Pre-registration is now open for the trip.

LOF is excited to be partnering with the Young Fruit Growers of Western NY (formerly the Future Fruit Growers of Lake Ontario), an exciting group that is becoming very well organized, to offer the 2019 Young Grower Study Trip to the Hudson Valley.

The Young Fruit Growers of WNY have organized an excellent itinerary. The tour will include innovative grower orchards and packinghouses in the Hudson Valley.

Pre-register now to reserve your spot. Click "View Details" below for more information.


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Save the Date for LOF Summer Events

July 18, 2019 : Lake Ontario Summer Fruit Tour

2019 Young Grower Study Trip
August 5, 2019 - August 7, 2019

The Cornell Cooperative Extension Lake Ontario Summer Fruit Tour in Western NY will be held on July 18. We will feature tree fruit production technology and grower innovations on cutting edge farms in Niagara County. At the regional tours, we typically reach 250 growers from across the state and beyond.

LOF is also excited to be partnering with the Young Fruit Growers of Western NY (formerly the Future Fruit Growers of Lake Ontario), an exciting group that is becoming very well organized, to offer the 2019 Young Grower Study Trip to the Hudson Valley August 5 - 7.

Check back for more details

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Announcements

Save the Date!

2019 Events - for details and registration info click on the event of interest:

Jun 2 - NextGen Fruit Growers Meeting - Free - 4pm at Blue Barn Cidery, 928 Manitou Rd, Hilton, NY 14468; sign up for more info about this group, newsletters, & activity update emails at: https://mailchi.mp/f2221a18ce71/nextgenfruitgrowers

Jun 20 - Indoor Horticultural Training for Hispanic Farm Workers and Managers with Mario, plus Human/Labor Resources with Mary Jo Dudley, Cornell Farmworker Program - AM Wayne & PM Orleans - check back for more details

Jul 11 - Controlling Listeria in Apple Packinghouses Workshop - AM - Wallington Fire Hall & PM - Empire Fruit Growers, Wolcott - Cost TBA

Jul 14 - Young Fruit Growers of WNY Summer BBQ Meeting - 4-8PM - Windmill Farms, 205 County line Rd, Ontario - bring a potluck dish

Jul 18 - Lake Ontario Fruit Summer Fruit Tour - Niagara County, all day, free lunch - check back for more detail on this tour of cutting edge fruit in WNY.

Jul 21-24 - IFTA Summer Tour - Ontario, Canada - Hamilton & Georgian Bay Area - registration now open

Aug 1 - Organic @ Cornell Summer Field Day Series Announced - For Apples - Management Options and Rootstock Varieties for Organic Apple Production  - 3-7PM - Cornell Orchards, 709 Dryden Rd, Ithaca - Please register for this Free event

Aug 5-7 - 2019 Young Fruit Growers of WNY Study Trip to the Hudson Valley

Aug 7(BBQ) & 8(Workshop) - 2019 Cornell Storage Workshop - $95 for workshop plus BBQ at Cornell Orchards, $75 for workshop only


Pollinator Resouces

Now available Pollinator Resource Links


Unusual Berry Survey

Specialty Fruit Survey: Are you interested in diversifying your farmers market, farm stand, or CSA offerings with specialty fruit crops? Have you ever thought about growing currants, kiwiberries, goji berries, beach plums, or other "unusual" fruits? Tell us about it! We are gauging grower interest in specialty fruit crops. Your input will help guide a project that aims to develop growing recommendations and enterprise budgets for unusual fruit crops in New York. Fill out our online survey by clicking on the following link: https://cornell.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6MerCyXklTm7YlT

Mario Miranda Sazo Recieves Award at IFTA Meeting

Check out the following article & photos that cover highlights of the annual IFTA meeting such as Mario Miranda Sazo receiving the Outstanding Extension Educator award.

Robots, Rootstocks and Revenue on the Front Burner for Fruit Growers


SmartMarketing article "How 'bout Them Apples?"

For full article follow this link https://dyson.cornell.edu/outreach/documents/smart-marketing-2018-09-2.pdf

Article: "Supplemental Coverage Option for Apples"

Supplemental Coverage Option for Apples - Should you add this endorsement to your apple crop insurance policy?

Elizabeth Higgins, Ag Business Management Specialist, ENYCH


For the full article click the link below.

https://lof.cce.cornell.edu/submission.php?id=604




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