Steuben County Crop Symposium
Tuesday, March 9, 2021,
9:00 AM -
Field Crops Specialist, Josh Putman, and CCE Steuben Agriculture Educator, Ariel Kirk, for a virtual edition of
this year’s pesticide
recertification course in the Virtual Steuben County Crop Symposium 2021 to be held Tuesday March 9, 2021 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm.
The agenda will be:
- 9:30 am: Registration to confirm
pesticide license numbers for workshop certification
- 10:00am: Worker Protection Standard, Christopher
Wainwright, DEC Pesticide Control Specialist
Updates regarding the Worker Protection Standard (WPS) created to
protect employees in agribusiness fields, including farms, forests, nurseries,
and greenhouses from work related exposure to agricultural pesticides.
- 10 minute break
- 11:00am: Identifying Pigweeds (Tricks of the
Trade) and an Update of Herbicide Resistance Screening in New York
Lynn Sosnoskie, Assistant Professor of Weed Science
Palmer amaranth is one of the most problematic weed species in the
United States. Its biology and ability to become resistant to multiple classes
of herbicides make this weed very difficult to control. We will discuss
biology, identification methods, closely related species, and management tools
for this newly found weed species in Southwest New York. In addition, we will
discuss research being conducted at Cornell University on weeds like marestail
Pre-registration is required! Registration fee is $15.00 Please register and pay below or mail your check to CCE Steuben, 20 East Morris Street, Bath, NY 14810. Webinar link and call-in number will be shared the day prior to the presentation by the email you registered with. DEC certificates will be given at the conclusion of the workshop: 1.0 DEC Credits in categories 1d, 22, 24, and 25 and 2.0 DEC Credits in categories 10, 1a, 21, and 23 have been approved for this workshop.
For more information about this program please contact Cornell Cooperative Extension of Steuben County at 607-664-2300.
This event is online
Last updated February 4, 2021