CHAZY, N.Y. — Miner Institute’s annual Crop Congress meeting will be held Wednesday, Feb. 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Joseph C. Burke Education and Research Center, 586 Ridge Road, Chazy. This meeting is free and open to the public.
Dr. Elson Shields from Cornell University will discuss managing corn rootworm and give an update on alfalfa snout beetle control; Mike Hunter from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County will discuss managing western bean cutworm; Dr. Quirine Ketterings from Cornell University will discuss double crop rotations with winter cereals and corn silage or forage sorghum; Dr. Eric Young from Miner Institute will discuss research he is working on; and Laura Klaiber from Miner Institute will discuss tile drainage impacts on phosphorus losses.
Crop Congress is organized in collaboration with Cornell Cooperative Extension. DEC and CCA Pesticide applicator credits will be available. Pre-registration is encouraged. Attendees can network with vendors before the meeting from 9 to 10 a.m. Door prizes are available and hot lunch is offered for $5 per person.
Pre-register for Crop Congress or get more information by contacting Wanda Emerich, email@example.com or 518-846-7121, ext. 117.
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