CHAZY, N.Y. — Miner Institute’s annual Crop Congress meeting will be held Wednesday, January 30 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.
Jerry Cherney from Cornell University will give a talk on optimizing alfalfa grass mixtures; Mike Hunter from Cornell Cooperative Extension, will give a talk on the western bean cutworm; Clarence Swanton from the University of Guelph will give a talk titled How Plants Talk and Why we Should Listen; Elson Shields from Cornell University will discuss insect pest management in field crops; Dan Wixted from Cornell University will discuss the health effects of glyphosate; and Kitty O’Neil from Cornell Cooperative Extension will give a talk on the timing of planting a cover crop.
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.
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