Past Events: Summer 2018

  • August 7-9: Empire Farms Days in Seneca Falls: We will have a table in the Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences building. Come by to speak with members of our team!
  • August 14: Cornell Hemp Research Team Field Day in Geneva Located at Cornell AgriTech Fruit and Vegetable Research Farm, 1097 County Road 4, Geneva, NY 14456. Registration begins at 9:30 am, with research and policy updates to follow. No charge. Registration is required.Schedule of Events:
    • 10:00 Gary Bergstrom, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Cornell – Hemp Diseases
    • 10:10 Alan Taylor, Horticulture, Cornell AgriTech – Hemp seed quality, coatings, and seed certification
    • 10:20 Tim Sweeney, NYS Ag and Markets – Update on the NYS Hemp Pilot Program
    • 10:30 – 12:00 Field tours of three trials, 30 min each:
      • Stop A: Cultivar evaluation trial – Crittenden North Farm, (Viands and L. Smart labs) and insect pest update (Elson Shields lab)
      • Stop B: Pollination distance trial – Research North Farm (L. Smart) and bee survey update (Katja Poveda lab)
      • Stop C: CBD production trial – Gates West Farm (L. Smart and C. Smart labs)

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