Upcoming Workshops on Spotted Wing Drosophila in NY State.

Male SWD under magnification (HVRL)

Male SWD under magnification (HVRL)

New York State Berry Growers Association is sponsoring Spotted Wing Drosophila Winter Regional Workshops:

THIS is the place to learn current SWD information, the most recent research results, and management practices. The 2015 Producers Expo will focus on other topics of importance to berry growers.

Cornell Researchers, Extension, and NYSBGA Presentation Agenda:
-Management- including cultural, biological and chemical/technology
-Early Warning signs and symptoms of infestation
-Decision making resources
Hands-on activities, take-home reference binder & “goody bag” of supplies
5.5 DEC credits available! – Categories 1A, 10, 22, 23 & 24
WORKSHOP COST: Per Person- Includes Lunch, take-home guide, and supplies…

NYSBGA Members $25 Non-Members $50

Join the NYS Berry Growers Association and SAVE on workshop registration
2015 Membership: $125 ($50 goes directly to research)

REGISTER EARLY to reserve your seat, lunch, and take-home goodies…
By Mail: Return attached form with check, payable to NYS Berry Growers Association

For SWD workshop details and registration, visit: http://www.hort.cornell.edu/grower/nybga/swdworkshops/index.html or contact: Penny Heritage, NYS Berry Growers Association, (518) 424-8028, pennyh@nycap.rr.com

Wed., Dec. 17, 2014
Ramada Inn
1305 Buckley Road
Syracuse, NY 13212

Wed., Jan. 14, 2015
CCE Albany County
24 Martin Road
Voorheesville, NY 12186

Wed., Mar. 4, 2015
Clarion Hotel
8250 Park Road
Batavia, NY 14020

Sponsored by: NYS Berry Growers Association, Cornell Cooperative Extension,
Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and NYS IPM Program
Funding support from: NYS Legislature, and NY Farm Viability Institute