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CCE Schoharie and Otsego: 2018 Corn Day

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension of Herkimer County 5657 State Route 5 Herkimer, NY 13350 (map)
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  • Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

2 DEC Pesticide Recertification Credits for Categories: 1, 10 or 21. 
Certified Crop Advisor CEUs: 1 CEU Integrated Pest Management; 1 CEU Crop Management.

You must be present by 10:30 and have your Applicator ID with you upon signing roster to receive credit.

Agenda

10-10:30 a.m. -  Registration, Coffee and Danish

10:30-11:15 a.m. - Genetically Engineered Crops and Pest Management: Silver Bullet or Just Another Tool in the Toolbox? Dr. Margaret Smith, Professor of Plant Breeding, Cornell University, School of Integrative Plant Science, Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

11:15 am - Noon Perennial Weed Control in Corn and Hay Crops Dr. William Curran, Professor of Weed Science, Penn State University, Department of Plant Science


Noon-1:30 pm Lunch

1:30-2 p.m. - Testing Corn Hybrids for Silage Quality and Yield Joe Lawrence, Dairy Forage Systems Specialist, PRO-Dairy Program

2-2:30 p.m. - The failing of our BT-corn events against Corn Rootworm and Western Bean Cutworm
Dr. Elson J. Shields, Department of Entomology, Cornell University

2:30-3 p.m. - Question and Answer Panel of all speakers

Registration is $30 per person: Pre-registration is required!

Register for this event now (pay online with credit card) or fill out the 2017 Corn Day registration form and return it along with payment to:

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Herkimer County
5657 State Route 5
Herkimer, NY 13350.
Make checks payable to: Cornell Cooperative Extension

Please call 315.866.7920 if you have any questions.

Registration must be received in the office by noon on Friday, February 9, 2018.

Registration allows us to communicate any cancellations or changes in arrangements.