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What's Bugging Your Vegetables: Insect, Pest, and Disease Management for Vegetable Crops

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

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.

Register to CCE Lewis County by 12 PM on Thursday, January 2, 2020. 

Fee

$5.00

Contact

Catherine Moore
Agriculture and Natural Resources Issue Leader
Cmm17@cornell.edu
(315) 788-8450 ext. 236

Location

Lewis-Jefferson Community Education Center
7395 East Rd
Lowville, NY 13367

Last updated November 25, 2019