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  • IPM
  • Agriculture
  • Weed Science
  • Biocontrol

Learn about the research we are doing at the Cornell AgriTech farm and how it will benefit Christmas tree growers. This event will also feature research on Phytophthora being done by Timothy Waller of Rutgers Cooperative Extension. 

Cost: $40

Credits Available: 2.5 DEC pesticide recertification credits in categories 10, 1a, 3a, and 25

Agenda

  • 4 p.m.: Check in. Sandwiches, etc. available
  • 4:30 p.m.: Speaker and grower introductions and What’s happening in the field?
  • 4:45 p.m.: Phytophthora research with Timothy Waller
  • 5:15 p.m.: Novel technologies for weed management with Lynn Sosnoskie
  • 5:45 p.m.: Beneficial insects and Christmas trees with Amara Dunn
  • 6:15 p.m.: Needlecast research project with Marcus Lopez
  • 6:45 p.m.: Weed seedbank with Bryan Brown
  • 7:15 p.m.: Evaluation
  • 7:30 p.m.: Safe travels home
people watching a speaker in a field

Speakers

Timothy Waller

Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent III, Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County

Speakers

Lynn Sosnoskie

Assistant Professor of Horticulture, Cornell University

Speaker

Amara Dunn-Silver

Biocontrol Specialist, NYSIPM

Speaker

Marcus Lopez

Field Technician, NYSIPM

Speaker

Bryan Brown

Weed IPM Specialist, NYSIPM

person with a Rutgers shirt, hat, glasses and clipboard standing in a Christmas Tree field.
A woman in a red and black plaid shirt stands in a field with a bouquet of weeds
Person in a sun hat standing next to a Christmas tree
Marcus Lopes portrait
person talking to a group outdoors. A row of sample weeds on the ground.

Christmas Tree Field Day Registration Form

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When you submit you will be taken to a payment form. The cost is $40 per person. 

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Contact Information

Betsy Lamb

Speaker

Tim Waller

Amara Dunn-Silver

Marcus Lopez

Bryan Brown

Lynn Sosnoskie

Departments

New York State Integrated Pest Management

Cornell AgriTech

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