On August 26, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, at Westwind Orchard, 215 Lower Whitfield Rd., Accord, NY 12404, a workshop featuring organic management tactics for SWD will be held. Attend to learn about efficacy of organic-approved pesticides, use of exclusion netting, and key cultural practices to reduce SWD infestation of fruit. Registration fee is $10/person or $15/two or more people per farm. Preregistration deadline is 5 pm today, August 22! Contact the Registration Coordinator, Stephanie, by phone at 585-271-1979 ext. 509, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Organized by Emily Cook, Organic Vegetable and Fruit Extension Educator, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County, the Organic Management of SWD Workshop is a collaboration between NOFA-NY and CCE of Ulster County with support from the USDA Risk Management Agency, Outreach and Assistance Program and the Local Economies Project of the New World Foundation.