Register Now: Hudson Valley Research and Extension Tour, July 26th 2019

Please register now for the Hudson Valley Research and Extension Tour on Friday @ 12:30PM, July 26th 2019
E-mail Erica Kane at or call 845.691.7151 to register for the tour
There is no charge for the event.

The Eastern NY Commercial Horticultural Program and Hudson Valley Research Lab are hosting a 2019 Research and Extension Summer Tour on July 26th from 12:30 – 5:00 PM. The tour will begin at the Highland Research Station Conference Room to visit (Map).

Join CCE-ENYCHP tree fruit specialist Dan Donahue, plant pathologist Dr. Srdjan Acimovic, entomologist Peter Jentsch and Brent Short of Trécé on an afternoon tour beginning at the Hudson Valley Research Laboratory, then onto Milton, Marlboro and Walden focused on management of apples including exclusion netting of hail, birds and insect pests, fireblight and apple scab disease management, bitter pit management of Honey Crisp, wooly apple aphid management and mating disruption of dogwood borer, codling moth and oriental fruit moth with low rate / A dispensers.

About Peter J Jentsch

Peter J. Jentsch serves the mid-Hudson Valley pome fruit, grape and vegetable growers as the Senior Extension Associate in the Department of Entomology for Cornell University’s Hudson Valley Laboratory located in Highland, NY. He provides regional farmers with information on insect related research conducted on the laboratory’s 20-acre research farm for use in commercial and organic fruit and vegetable production. Peter is a graduate of the University of Nebraska with a Masters degree in Entomology. He is presently focusing on invasive insect species, monitoring in the urban environment and commercial agricultural production systems throughout the state
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