Corn Plot Field Day

 

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  • Wednesday, September 9, 2015, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

A free, educational Corn Plot Field Day for commercial growers will be offered from 11 am to 2 pm Sept. 9 by Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County.  For full details see event listing at http://sullivancce.org/events/2015/09/09/corn-plot-field-day.

Location:  The event site is near Cochecton Mills on My Place Road in Cochecton.

Justin O’Dea, commercial vegetable and field crop educator of Cornell Cooperative Extension Ulster County, will teach area farmers how to effectively manage crop fields, including corn plots, with lessons on pesticide use. Topics covered will include scouting weeds, insects, and weed management for field corn. The field day will feature a demonstration plot with a variety of descriptions and field observations of corn to examine for performance.

Attendance is free and lunch is included. Space is limited and registration is requested in advance.  Registration and more information can be obtained by calling CCESC at 845-292-6180, emailing [email protected], or visiting www.sullivancce.org.