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Agenda for Eastern NY Fruit and Vegetable Conference Small Fruit Session

From Laura McDermott.

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Eastern NY Fruit and Vegetable conference Small Fruit Session

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

The Desmond, 660 Albany Shaker Road, Albany, New York 12211

9:00 AM               Introductions and DEC sign up – Laura McDermott, CCE ENYCHP

9:05 AM               Using UV light to manage plant pathogens – Dr. David Gadoury, Cornell AgriTech

9:35 AM               Weed management in berry crops – Dr. Lynn Sosnoskie, Cornell

10:05 AM            Impacts of growing practices on strawberry fruit quality in New York State – Anya Osatuke, Cornell

10:35 AM            Improving Customer Satisfaction in U-Pick Operations for higher Sales – Insights from   2019 Survey – Dr. Miguel Gomez, Dyson School, Cornell


11:05 AM           The Why’s and How’s of Exclusion Netting at Island BlueberriesSteve Vandevord,  Island Blueberries, Grand Isle, VT

11:35 AM            Biorational fungicides for berry crops – how effective are they? Dr. Kerik Cox, Cornell AgriTech

12:05 PM             Managing agricultural pests in the modern era: impacts of continuing invasions by non-native pests – Dr. Dara Stockton, Cornell AgriTech

12:30 PM             Adjourn

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