LOWVILLE and CHAZY, N.Y. — Join Cornell Cooperative Extension’s (CCE) North Country Regional Ag Team for our 27th Annual North Country Crop Congress on February 21st at the Lewis County CCE offices in Lowville, NY and on February 22nd at the Miner Institute in Chazy, NY. Both programs are presented IN-PERSON for the first time since 2020. We have again teamed up with the W.H. Miner Institute and our 6 County Extension Associations to put together 2 lineups of experts and agronomy professionals to present up-to-date information relevant to NNY crop production. Both programs begin with registration at 10:00 AM and will conclude at 2:30 PM. Registration for the Lowville program is $25 and includes lunch. Registration for the Miner program is $15 and also includes lunch. Agendas for the 2 programs are as follows:
CCE of Lewis County, 7395 East Rd, Lowville, NY – Feb 21st, 2023
- Seed corn maggot research in NY- Ken Wise, NYS IPM
- Maximize on-farm use efficiency for high priced fertilizers in 2023- Kitty O’Neil, CCE
- Moving forward with Biocontrol Nematodes- Mary DeBeer, DeBeer Agri Service
- Field crop weed control updates- Mike Hunter, CCE
- On-Farm N and Biological N for Corn—Join the Ongoing Evaluation—Quirine Ketterings, Cornell
- 2.0 NYS DEC pest applicator recertification credits in categories 1A, 10 and 21.
Burke Education Center, WH Miner Institute, 586 Ridge Rd, Chazy, NY– Feb 22nd, 2023
- Predicting and Managing Seedcorn Maggot in NYS—Ken Wise, NYS IPM Program
- Field Edge Drainage Water Quality research—Laura Klaiber, Miner Institute
- Biologicals in Corn: Are They the Silver Bullet? – Allen Wilder, Miner Institute
- Moving forward with Biocontrol Nematodes—Mary DeBeer, DeBeer Agri Service
- Field Crop Weed Control Updates—Mike Hunter, CCE
- Maximize On-farm Use Efficiency for High-priced Fertilizers in 2023—Kitty O’Neil, CCE
- 1.75 NYS DEC pest applicator recertification credits in categories 1A, 10 and 21.
NYS DEC pesticide applicator credits are limited to registered participants with a picture ID who arrive on time and stay for the entire program. Certified Crop Adviser credits will also be available.
To register, visit CCE’s North Country Regional Ag Team’s website (https://ncrat.cce.cornell.edu/) or call or email Tatum Langworthy at 315-778-3929 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The North Country Regional Ag Team aims to improve the productivity and viability of agricultural industries, people and communities in Jefferson, Lewis, St. Lawrence, Franklin, Clinton and Essex Counties by promoting productive, safe, economically and environmentally sustainable management practices and by providing assistance to industry, government, and other agencies in evaluating the impact of public policies affecting the industry.
–North Country Regional Ag Team
Cornell Cooperative Extension