Event Details

Date

April 1, 2020

Time

5:30 PM

Location

CCE Wyoming County
36 Center St, Room LC1
Warsaw, NY 14569

Cost

$10.00 per farm

Host

CCE Wyoming County and Harvest NY

Esther Kibbe
607-351-1991


POSTPONED - Raspberries 101 Workshop

April 1, 2020

POSTPONED - Raspberries 101 Workshop

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED INDEFINITELY.

Have you ever wanted to grow raspberries, but didn't know where to start? This course, hosted by CCE Wyoming County, will help you get started, from selecting and preparing a planting site, to choosing varieties and planting them. You will also learn about trellis systemsand systems and how to prune and fertilize the plants through the seasons. This event will be taught by Esther Kibbe, Berry Specialist with Cornell Cooperative Extension, Harvest NY. Esther brings a wealth of berry background having worked for Driscoll's Inc as a plant breeder and global trainer for scientific staff, and a consultant for a number of farms in Western NY. 

Cost: $10 per farm. Register by calling Lisa at 585-786-2251 x126 or email Lisa. Or register online. Questions? Contact Don Gasiewicz at 585-786-2251 x113.




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Join CCE Oswego and CCE Harvest NY for a state-wide conference on a new emerging fruit called Honeyberry, also known as Haskap (Lonicera caerulea). Honeyberries are a dark blue color, like blueberries, but with a distinct oval shape. The taste is most associated with raspberry and blueberry, while also containing its own distinctive flavor. The fruit can grow in USDA Plant Hardiness zones 1 to 8 and can survive up to 30 years or longer if properly managed. What makes the fruit unique is that it ripens from the middle of June through early July. This allows the fruit to sit comfortably between the strawberry and blueberry season. When fully mature plants can produce 6 to 10 lbs. of berries, which can be eaten as a fresh fruit or made into value-added products.

The conference will cover the history of the fruit, best growing practices, processing, value-added production, and marketing. Guest speakers will include growers and researchers from the US and Canada, including Dr. Bob Bors from the University of Saskatchewan. Attendees will also be able to network and attend an optional farm tour immediately after the conference. 

Announcements

Field Guide: Arthropod Pests of NYC Vegetables

Arthropod Pests of NYC Vegetables aims to help urban farmers and gardeners find, identify, and understand the most common and important insects and other arthropod pests found in New York City farms and gardens. Some of these pests are rarely mentioned in other guides but are common in NYC. The guide emphasizes scouting tips, including how to identify pests by the damage they leave behind, even when you can't find the insect itself.

This guide was created as a collaboration between Cornell Cooperative Extension's Harvest New York team and the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program.