Save the Berries!

  • Thursday, March 15, 2018, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Learn new methods of managing spotted wing drosophila, which devastated berry crops in
2017. Expertise from Cornell plus grower experiences. Hope is on the horizon. 

Innovative research from 2017 may hold the key to SWD control in fruit plantings. Come learn about control options that have proven effective in field conditions.

Featuring Dr. Juliet Carroll from the New York Integrated Pest Management program, Peter Jentsch from Cornell’s Hudson Valley Jentsch Lab, and Dale Ila Riggs, president of the New York Berry Growers’ Association, and commercial berry farmer.

NYSDEC Recertification Credits Approved:

5.00 Credits in each of the following Certification Categories:

1a (Agricultural Plant)

9 (Regulatory)

10 (Demonstration)

22 (Fruit)

24 (Greenhouse and Florist)

Pre-registration is required and includes lunch.

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SWD Flyer

Throughout 2018, Cornell Cooperative Extension of St. Lawrence County is offering a unique slate of workshops for producers and food businesses in market strategies, value-added production, food safety plans and business development. These workshops are made possible through a USDA Rural Business Development Grant.



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Maria 'Flip' Filippi
Local Foods Program Leader & Harvest Kitchen Manager
315-379-9192 ext. 229


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