Mustard cover crop, New Paltz, 2015
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A new perennial rye cover crop seeding
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Crop Congress

  • Thursday, January 31, 2019, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

23rd  North Country Crop Congress and Agribusiness Trade Show

The North Country Crop Congresses are designed to provide crop growers, dairy farmers and agribusiness personnel, including pesticide applicators and Certified Crop Advisers, with in-depth crop management information to meet today’s agricultural challenges along with a trade show. This year’s lineup of speakers will share the latest in pest management, pesticide health and safety, forages and cover crops.

Topics Include:

HERBICIDE RESISTANCE MANAGEMENT UPDATE
Mike Hunter, Cornell University Cooperative Extension

HOW PLANTS TALK AND WHY WE SHOULD LISTEN
Clarence Swanton, University of Guelph

OPTIMIZING ALFALFA GRASS MIXTURES
Jerry Cherney, Cornell University

INSECT PEST MANAGEMENT IN FIELD CROPS
Elson Shields, Cornell University

INVESTIGATING THE HEALTH EFFECTS OF GLYPHOSATE
Dan Wixted, Cornell University

WHEN IS IT TOO LATE TO PLANT A COVER CROP?
Kitty O’Neil, Cornell University Cooperative Extension 

  • 2.75 NYS DEC Credits (pending approval)
  • 3.5 CCA CEUs(approved)

Click here to register online.

Crop Congress will also be held on January 30, 2019 at Miner Institute in Chazy, NY

Fee

$25 by 1/28/19, $30 at the door

Contact

Tatum Langworthy

tlm92@cornell.edu
315-788-8450

Location

Ramada Inn
6300 Arsenal Street
Watertown, New York 13601