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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  • Helpful Diagnostic Tool:
      What's wrong with my crop?

Spring Meeting Resources for 2021

April 27, 2021

Spring Meeting Resources for 2021

Resources from the 2021 spring meetings in recorded webinar, and video format will be linked here as they become available. 

For Upcoming Meeting please check Announcements & Upcoming Events at https://lof.cce.cornell.edu/

CCE LOF and ENYCH Pruning Video Resources:
- Precision Pruning Honeycrisp by LOF (NEW RELEASE)
- Precision Pruning for Early Crop Load Management by ENYCH
- Pruning Honeycrisp for Annual Production by LOF

Statewide Virtual Pink Meeting - 26 April - Chat Box pdf from meeting available below

Presented by Lake Ontario Fruit Program & Eastern New York Commercial Horticulture Program 

Agenda

  • Welcome & CCE Introductions 
  • Sponsored by Valent (video)
  • Dr. Terence Robinson (Cornell) -Precision Crop Load Management: Precision Pruning to Target Bud Loads
  • Dr. Lailiang Cheng (Cornell) -Nutrition
  • Mr. Dan Donahue (CCE-ENYCHP)-Apogee at Pink for Bitter Pit Suppression
  • Dr. Kerik Cox (Cornell)-Fire Blight
  • Dr. Jaime Pinero (UMass) -Insect Management at Pink 


Statewide Virtual Precision Bloom Thinning Meeting - 3 May 

Presented by Eastern New York Commercial Horticulture Program & Lake Ontario Fruit Program.

Dr. Terence Robinson (Cornell) and others will continue to present the detailed and practical implications for bloom thinning with and without the use of the Pollen Tube Growth Model in apples.

Sponsored by VALENT USA 


WNY Virtual Petal Fall Meeting - 17 May

Presented by Lake Ontario Fruit Program

Dr. Terence Robinson discusses thinning at petal fall for WNY orchards.

Sponsored by VALENT USA


WNY Virtual 12mm Thinning Sprays Meeting - 24 May

Presented by Lake Ontario Fruit Program

Dr. Terence Robinson discusses thinning at 12mm for WNY orchards.

Sponsored by VALENT USA


WNY Virtual Rescue Thinning Sprays Meeting - 2 June

Presented by Lake Ontario Fruit Program

Dr. Terence Robinson discusses rescue thinning options if needed for WNY orchards.




Virtual Pink Meeting Chat Box (pdf; 115KB)
  • See the questions and answers typed into the chat box during the meeting


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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

No upcoming events at this time.

Announcements

Save the Date! - Scroll down for Upcoming Events

2022 Events - for details and registration info click on the event title of interest:
CCE prioritizes the health, safety and well-being of the communities we serve. Given the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, and due to an abundance of caution certain events will be cancelled. Please check back through out the week for any additional event cancellations.

Have you missed a meeting recently?  All recorded LOFP hosted webinars can be found on our YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/c/LakeOntarioFruitProgram


NOW - please scroll down to find links to Strawberry Grower Survey & Degradable Mulching Films for Sustainable Agriculture Survey!
22 July - Hard Cider Summer Tour 2022 - 10am - 5pm, preregistration required, suggested $5 donation

28 July - 2022 Postharvest Reviews: Session 1. Pre- & postharvest factors affecting the quality of 'Gala' & recommendations for this year's harvest and storage season. - Noon - Free Zoom

9 August - LOF Summer Tour, eastern Orleans County - More info here:


11 August - Annual Cornell Hemp Field Day - 8am - 3pm - $25/person

16 - 17 August - NASGA Summer Tour - all day - South Central Ontario, Canada



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
https://lof.cce.cornell.edu/submission.php?id=838&crumb=crops|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.​ https://lof.cce.cornell.edu/submission.php?id=799&crumb=crops|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: https://cornell.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bEpfAijoP7puQDP

For more information on this survey please visit http://blogs.cornell.edu/swd1/2020/12/02/new-weed-management-technology/


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 https://lof.cce.cornell.edu/submission.php?id=711&crumb=pests|pests.

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