2020 congress


Southern Tier Crop Congress

  • Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 9:00 AM - 2:15 PM

Join us at our upcoming event to learn more about problematic pests and nutrient management programs from our Cornell University Faculty, Extension Specialists and local consultants!

Program Details:
Register by January 15th - $20

Walk-ins accepted (pay at the door) - $30

Not enrolled in CCE - $25

Register by calling Kelly Bourne at 585 268-7644 ext. 10

Please make check payable to:

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County

Attendees looking to get pesticide credits will need to be present for the entire session, and certificates will be available upon conclusion. Please bring your Applicator ID cards with you.
This is an exciting opportunity to interact with agricultural industry personnel and Cornell Faculty members!

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020

Belfast Fire Hall 13 Merton Ave. Belfast, NY 14711

9:00-9:45AM - Registration and visit with vendors

9:45-10:00AM - Opening remarks + introduction of newly formed SWNY Dairy, Livestock, Field Crops Team

10:00-10:45AM – Insect identification and control in corn and soybean production systems in New York - Dr. Mike Stanyard, NWNY Dairy, Livestock, Field Crops Team

10:45-11:30AM – Field crop disease update and management options of current diseases found in New York - Dr. Gary Bergstrom, Field Crops Plant Pathologist at Cornell University

11:45-12:45PM – Lunch and visit with vendors

12:45-1:30PM – Keeping long term hay fields productive - Dan Steward, Crop Consultant WNY Crop Management

1:30-2:15PM – Palmer amaranth now confirmed in New York – management options for this highly problematic weed - Josh Putman, SWNY Dairy, Livestock, Field Crops Team

2:15PM – Collect DEC credits and adjourn

For event information and sponsorship opportunities contact Josh Putman at 716-490-5572 or jap473@cornell.edu.

For registration contact Kelly Bourne at 585-268-7644 ext. 10 or klb288@cornell.edu. 


Belfast Fire Hall
13 Merton Ave
Belfast, NY 14711

Last updated January 15, 2020