What's Bugging Your Vegetables?

  • Friday, January 3, 2020, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Insect Pest and Disease Management for Vegetable Crops

Cost: $5.00

Please register by calling 315-376-5270 or email Mellissa Spence at

Register by noon: Thursday, January 2, 2020; A snow date is scheduled for January 6th

Join CCE Vegetable Specialists Elisabeth Hodgdon and Jud Reid for a discussion of common vegetable insect pest and disease issues in the North Country, including:

  • Using Integrated Pest Management (IPM) on the farm and garden
  • Identifying tomato diseases and how to treat them
  • Managing potato beetle, cucumber beetle, cole crop caterpillars, and more
  • Invasive species to look out for next season
  • Season extension and high tunnel research updates

Elisabeth Hodgdon is a vegetable specialist with the Eastern New York Commercial Horticulture Program. Based in the CCE Clinton County office in Plattsburgh, Elisabeth assists diversified vegetable and fruit growers with crop production issues including pest management, season extension, high tunnel growing, and food safety.

Jud Reid is a vegetable specialist with the Cornell Vegetable Program and Harvest New York teams. His areas of interest include high tunnel production and season extension, soil fertility, and working with small farms. Jud is based in the CCE Yates County office in Penn Yan.

NYSDEC Pesticide Recertification credits: TBD

This event is sponsored in part by the Northern New York Agricultural Development Program.

Please contact Cornell Cooperative Extension of Lewis County if you have any special needs.




Mellissa Spence
Sustainable Agriculture Educator
(315) 376-5270


CCE Lewis County
7395 East Road
Lowville, NY 13367

Last updated November 26, 2019