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  • Field Crops

The 2022 Small Grains Management Field Day is to be held Thursday, June 2nd from 9:30 am - noon at Poormon Farms in Seneca Falls, NY.


  • Registration check-in and refreshments, 9:30 – 10 AM
  • View winter wheat and winter barley variety plots
  • Welcome and introductions, 10 AM
  • 2022 Crop development and management observations, Cornell Cooperative Extension Field Crops Educators, Mike Stanyard leading
    • Discussion of preharvest sprouting, low falling numbers in 2021 – how can we prevent a repeat?
    • Discussion of wheat lodging issues – causes and solutions
  • Recommended small grain varieties and availability of seed, Mark Sorrells, David Benscher, Phil Atkins
  • Progress on the ‘Born, Bred, and Brewed in New York’ winter barley variety development, Karl Kunze
  • Refreshment Break
  • Update on integrated disease management in small grains – including best fungicide options, grain quality and mycotoxin surveys in malting barley, Gary Bergstrom
  • New York grains for New York schools, Cheryl Bilinski
  • Update on ‘Value-added Grains’ and ‘Northeast Grainshed’ projects, Mark Sorrells, others
  • Updates and comments from attendees [incl. market conditions, new products and services]
Pre-registration is required

NYS Pesticide Applicator Recertification Credits Available (3.0); 1.0 crop management and 1.0 IPM CCA credits will be available


Date & Time

June 2, 2022
9:30 am - 12:00 pm


small grains and people in a field

More information about this event.

Contact Information

Jenn Thomas-Murphy

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Gary Bergstrom

Mark Sorrells

David Benscher

Phil Atkins

Karl Kunze

Cheryl Bilinski

Mike Stanyard


Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

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