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Winter Crop School

March 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

$10

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Delhi Fire Hall

Pesticide Re-certification Credits Available!!!
1.25 Credits in categories 1a, 21, and 23

Agenda

10:00 AM – Registration opens – Attendees seeking DEC Recert. credits sign DEC Course roster

10:20 AM – Welcome and agenda for meeting –

10:30 – 11:00 AM – Understanding a Soil Analysis Report (30 mins)

  • Dale Dewing – CCE Delaware County – Review of interpreting/using soil test results

11:05- 11:35 AM– Corn Root Worm – It’s in Delaware County; What to do (30 minutes)

  • Paul Cerosaletti – CCE Delaware County – Review of 2017 CRW problems and management strategies to control

11:40 – 12:10 PM – Crop Rotation Decision Making; What Makes Dollars and Sense (30)

  • Dale Dewing and Paul Cerosaletti – CCE Delaware County – Considerations for crop rotation strategies in tight economic times

12:10– 12:40 PM – LUNCH

12:40 – 1:00 PM – Pest Identification (20 minutes)

  • Dale Dewing – An interactive discussion using audience response devices to identify common weed and insect pests

1:05 – 1:35 PM – Interpreting Forage Analysis Reports (30 minutes)

  • Paul Cerosaletti and April Wright-Lucas– CCE Delaware County – An interactive discussion of how to read and Interpret key forage quality measures on common forage analysis reports.

1:40 – 2:25 PM– Using the 2017 NY, PA, and VT Corn Hybrid Trial Results to make corn
hybrid decisions (45 minutes)

  • Joe Lawrence – NYS Pro-Dairy – Review of 2017 corn silage trial yield and quality data and how to interpret results to make corn hybrid decisions.

2:30 – 3:00 PM NYS Avipel Bird Control Trials: 2017 Results and Considerations (30 mins)

  • Dale Dewing and Paul Cerosaletti – CCE Delaware County – Results of 2016 Delaware County and 2017 Statewide Trials
    Availability of Avipel in NYS
    Consideration of strategies for use – where and when.

3:00 PM – Adjourn and attendees pick up course certificates

Re-certification Course Certificate Control Procedure:

The course roster will be signed by participants seeking credits at the start of the meeting and course certificates will be distributed at the end. Only those participants that have been present for the duration of the meeting will receive re-certification course certificates
Fee to attend is $10 per person.  HOT LUNCH INCLUDED!

Details

Date:
March 20, 2018
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
$10
Event Category:

Venue

Delhi Fire Hall
140 Delview Terrace
Delhi, NY 13753