EAST AURORA, N.Y. — Join Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County on Aug. 22 for an Urban Farm Twilight Meeting, where participants will engage in peer-based learning. During this workshop, Judson Reid, Senior Extension Associate with the Cornell Vegetable Program, will highlight current disease issues in the 2018 growing season. CVP and CCE Erie have been working together on an organic vegetable trial to monitor diseases.
During this workshop, the audience will visit the on farm research plots and explore the results collected from the trial. Participants will be guided by Judson Reid through a hands-on demonstration of how to scout for weeds, insects and diseases on urban farms.
Sponsored by Towards Sustainability Foundation, the Twilight Meeting is an informal meeting, held at GroundWork Market Garden, 1698 Genesee Street, Buffalo from 6 to 8 p.m., and is free to attend.
For more information, go to erie.cce.cornell.edu. Please RSVP to Megan Burley, Farm Business Management Educator, phone 716-652-5400 ext. 138 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For persons with disabilities requiring accommodations, please contact Megan by Aug. 20.
About Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County puts knowledge to work to build stronger communities. CCE Erie provides educational programs in Agriculture, 4-H Youth Development, Nutrition and Consumer Horticulture.
— Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County