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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  • Issues of Fruit Newletters
  • Helpful Diagnostic Tool:
      What's wrong with my crop?

Organizations Offering Respirator Fit Testing

March 8, 2018

NYCAMH Respirator Fit Clinics:
To schedule an appointment please call the NYCAMH office during the accepting appointments date range listed below for the clinic you would like to attend, and ask to speak with the farm respirator clinic scheduler.
Call 607-547-6023 or (toll free) 800-343-7527 - Have the following information ready when calling
1. Total number of people attending from your farm
2. Name of each person being scheduled
3. Language spoken by each attendee
4. Make & model of each respirator to be tested. - if a worker uses more than one style of respirator they must be fit test for each one. 

DEC Region 8, Finger Lakes (Counties - Chemung, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne, and Yates)
Dates of Clinic: Tuesday - Thursday, May 15th-17th, 2018
Location: CCE Ontario County, 480 North Main St., Canandaigua, NY 14424
Accepting appointments: Monday, April 16th-Friday, May 11th, 2018 (call between the hrs of 8am - 4:30pm)

DEC Region 9, Western New York (Counties - Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Niagara, and Wyoming)
Dates: August, 2018
Location: TBD
Accepting appointments: Monday, July 23rd-Friday August 17th, 2018

Partial list of organizations offering respirator fit testing compiled by the New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health (NYCAMH)

When inquiring, ask these organizations about their fee structure, whether or not they will come to you, and if they can test the brand and model of your mask(s). Note that this list is evolving and may change over time. Please see pdf for more info on each of these organizations.
Riverfront Medical, P.C.

Healthworks Western New York

Healthworks Western New York

Comprehensive Occupational Medical Services

Mobile Health

United Memorial for Rochester Regional Health

Riverfront Medical, P.C.

Finger Lakes Occupational Health Services
(585) 244-4771

Eastern Niagara Health System

WorkRite Safety

Riverfront Medical, P.C.

Mobile Health
(212) 695-5122

Clifton Springs Occupational Medicine Services for Rochester Regional Health
(315) 462- 9561

Mobile Health
(212) 695-5122

Fit Testing Table (pdf; 101KB)
  • List of organizations offering fit testing including locations & contact information

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Upcoming Events

Annual LOF Advisory Committee Meeting

December 8, 2023
Spencerport, NY

Please join us for our winter advisory meeting, join the team and provide input for the 2nd Annual Tree Fruit Conference on February 8-9 in Rochester. Please pre-register by noon on December 7th.

View Annual LOF Advisory Committee Meeting Details


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

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


??? - Fire Blight Informational Webinar Series - Using weather and environmental conditions to optimize biologicals and biopesticides for bloom production - Will be rescheduled from October cancellation.

7&8 Dec - Northeast Latino/a/x Agricultural Community Conference - The Century House, Latham, NY, Registration by November 16

8 Dec - Annual LOF Advisory Committee Meeting - Ogden Town Hall, 9:30am - 2pm, please register by Dec 4th

8&9 Feb - 2nd Annual Lake Ontario Fruit Program's Winter Fruit Conference, at DoubleTree by Hilton Rochester, 1111 Jefferson rd., Rochester, NY 14623. Stay tuned here for more information.

Food Safety Virtual Office Hours

Cornell Institute of Food Safety "Virtual Office Hours", Tuesdays Noon to 1pm

Past recorded virtual office hours can be found on YouTube:

Webinar Recordings

Check out the recordings of some recent webinars and/or conference materials from in person events:

PACMAN Briefings

Apple Geneva Rootstocks in Europe - INTERPOMA

Statewide Virtual Pink Meeting

2023 Virtual Orchard Meetup Series

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|crops|apples|crop*38

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.​|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:

For more information on this survey please visit

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|pests.