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7/11 | Aurora Farm Field Day

Cover crop test plots at Musgrave


SAVE THE DATE! The annual Cornell Field Crops field day held at Musgrave Research Farm in Aurora, NY. The field day is free and open to the public. Includes a chicken BBQ lunch. Pre-registration is required. REGISTER HERE


6.0 DEC and 4.0 CCA credits to be offered.


1256 Poplar Ridge Rd, Aurora, NY 13026, USA



9:00-9:45 am       Registration & Refreshments in Field House


9:45-9:50 am       Welcome – Gary Bergstrom, Chair, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Cornell University


Walking Tour:

    • Gary Bergstrom, Jen Starr, and Kevin Myers – Fungicidal protection of hemp against late season diseases and mycotoxins
    • Jen Starr, Andrea Lugo-Torres, and Gary Bergstrom – Integrated management of malting barley diseases and mycotoxins
    • Jaime Cummings – Avipel Shield Bird Repellent
    • Jerry Cherney – On-Farm Analysis of Forage and Feed using NIRS

Wagon Tour:

  • Eugene Law, Sandra Wayman, and Matthew Ryan – Evaluating Kernza: the First Perennial Grain
  • Michael Hunter – Soybean Weed Control: Past, Present and Future
  • Elson Shields – Facets of applying biocontrol nematodes for corn rootworm control
  • Jodi Putman – Investigating if Sulfur is a Limiting Nutrient in New York Soybean Production


**Half the attendees will attend all walking tour sessions in the morning and all wagon tours in the afternoon and vice versa.


12:00 -12:55 pm       Lunch


3:00 pm                     Opportunity for discussion with presenters

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