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Whole Farm Weed Management Field Day

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CUCE Allegany County and the Cornell Vegetable Program will offer a field training in Fillmore, NY on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 from 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. DEC recertification credits requested: 2.5 in 1a & 10,1.25 in 21, 2.0 in 22 & 23. This meeting will be held rain or shine.

There is no fee however pre-register is requested by 5pm on June 8th. For more details or to pre-register, please contact Lynn Bliven at [email protected] or phone 585-268-7344 ext. 18. Participants need to arrive by 5:50 PM for DEC Credit sign-up and must remain until 8:30 PM to receive credits.

Topics to be covered include: Weed ID Practice and Learning New Pigweed Species with Dr. Lynn Sosnoskie, Cornell University. Improved Designs for Hoes with Dr. Bryan Brown, NYS IPM Program. How well is your cultivator set up?  Elizabeth Buck, CCE Cornell Vegetable Program. Assessing Weed Impact and Weed Control Strategies in Small Grains Josh Putman, CCE Southwest NY Dairy Livestock Field Crops Team.

Attendees seeking DEC credit will be required to provide their DEC Certified Pesticide Applicator ID and registration number. Only the attendees who sit for the entire course will be awarded a certificate.

Whole Farm Weed Management Field Day is one of many programs offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County (CCE-Allegany). The association is part of the national cooperative extension system, an educational partnership between County, State, and Federal governments. As New York’s land grant university Cornell administers the system in this state. For more information, call 525-268-7644 or visit our website at www.cce.cornell.edu/allegany. Cornell University Cooperative Extension provides equal program and employment opportunities.

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