Cornell AES Events

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A large group of peple behind a field

July 2, 2024, 8:30-12
For seed growers and seed professionals
Tours and demonstrations: learn about new small grain varieties and research; the impact on growers of the Birds and Bees Act; forages, cover crops, pulse, and industrial hemp.

DEC and CCA credits are available

NYSIP Foundation Seed Barn,
791 Dryden Rd., Ithaca, NY 14850
Alan Taylor,, and Margaret Smith,

Berry bushes in bloom

July 10, 2024, 1:30–4:00
Tour of facilities and research plots starts at 2:00.
Research topics include: include high tunnel melon production, strawberry growing systems, alternatives to neonic seed treatments, crop management for soil health, specialty fruits, and much more.

Willsboro Research Farm
48 Sayward Lane, Willsboro, NY 12996
Mike Davis,

Visitors on an wagon ride

July 13, 2024, 10:00–3:00, rain or shine
Long Island Horticultural Research & Extension Center
Highlights include: display gardens, tours, a seminar on flower arranging (at noon), plant sales, and other activities.
Everyone is welcome and admission is free.

3059 Sound Ave., Riverhead, NY 11901
Mark Bridgen, or 631-921-4941

Summer interns planting flowers

July 16, 2024, 9:30 - 3:30
Educational day for interns in hort & ag - registration required
Includes tours and speakers focused on vegetables, nursery & ornamentals, greenhouse & floriculture, and grapes.
A BBQ lunch is included.

Long Island Horticultural Research & Extension Center
3059 Sound Ave., Riverhead, NY 11901
Mark Bridgen,, 631-921-4941

A row of flowers

July 18, 2024
Sign in starts at 3:30 pm
Free tours at 4:00 PM (vegetables, nursery & ornamentals, greenhouse & floriculture, grapes)
BBQ at 6:00 PM, RSVP required
For ag. & hort. professionals

Long Island Horticultural Research & Extension Center
3059 Sound Ave., Riverhead, NY 11901
Contact: Karen Levasseur,

A group of people listening to a presentation on the farm

August 1, 2024, 9:00 - 4:00
Field Crop Research highlights include: robotic interseeding, weed control, dry-bean presentation and tasting, manure and SSEA, seedcorn maggots, and more.

Musgrave Research Farm
1256 Poplar Ridge Road, Aurora, NY 13026
Contact: Louis Longchamps,