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Produce Wash/Pack Line Basics

Friday, May 14, 2021

Join Robert Hadad, CVP vegetable specialist, to learn about how to design a produce packing line that fits your budget and maximizes efficiency and food safety. This workshop will cover what you need to take into account when designing your line, along with how you can modify an existing syst...

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Greenhouse Flowers and Tomatoes

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Topics include: pH and irrigation water management, fertility, insect control, beneficials, disease management, and plenty of time to compare notes with other growers. Meeting is free, pre-registration is preferred but not required. 585-406-3419.

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DEC Announces 'Regenerate NY' for Eligible Private Forest Landowners Through New Grant Program

Friday, May 21, 2021

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today announced that $450,000 is now available in the first round of the State's new 'Regenerate NY' Forestry Cost Share Grant Program. The grant program is designed to assist private landowners growing the...

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Compost heap on a frosty morning. The rising steam shows that the bacterial action in the compost heap is exothermic.

Composting Livestock Mortality and On-Farm Butcher Waste

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Routine and emergency losses of poultry and livestock are significant environmental, biosecurity, and waste management concerns. In addition, disposal of offal and butcher waste is becoming increasingly difficult and expensive as renderers close down. Mortality composting is cost effective, envir...

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Whole Farm Weed Management Field Day

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

DEC credits requested: 2.5 in 1a & 10,1.25 in 21, 2.0 in 22 & 23.Pre-register by 5pm on June 8th. To register contact Lynn Bliven lao3@cornell.edu or phone 585-268-7344 ext. 185:50 PMDEC Credit sign-up, Introductions, Housekeeping6:00 PMWeed ID Practice and Learning New Pigweed SpeciesDr. ...

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Cover Crop Field Day

Friday, July 16, 2021

Cover crops continue to grow in popularity due to their many benefits; including reduced soil erosion, weed suppression potential, reduced nitrogen and phosphorus loads entering water bodies, and increased soil organic matter. This field day aims to equip attendees with selection, best managem...

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