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SPOTTED WING DROSOPHILA (SWD) WINTER REGIONAL WORKSHOP: Voorheesville, NY. Wed. Jan. 14, 2015

SPOTTED WING DROSOPHILA (SWD) WINTER REGIONAL WORKSHOPS

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Growers of Fall Raspberries, Mid-Late Season Blueberries & Day-Neutral Strawberries:
Learn how to manage Spotted Wing Drosophila at an in-depth workshop near you!
Please register by January 7th for the Voorheesville workshop on Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) to avoid the $20 late fee.

EASTERN NY:
Wed., Jan. 14, 2015
8:30AM-4PM
CCE Albany County
24 Martin Road
Voorheesville, NY 12186

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.

· Presentations by Cornell Researchers, Extension, and NYSBGA on SWD:
-Biology
-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
CCA credits available!
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
(Registrations MUST be received 7 days prior; No refunds after deadline; Late Fee: $20)

Join the NYS Berry Growers Association and SAVE on workshop registration
2015 Membership: $125 (Applies to 2 Individuals/Farm; $50 goes directly to research)
Associate Membership: $75 (Non-profit Ag Professional)
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REGISTER EARLY to reserve your seat, lunch, and take-home goodies…
By Mail: Return attached form with check, payable to NYS Berry Growers Association
Online: http://www.hort.cornell.edu/grower/nybga/
Questions? Contact: Penny Heritage, NYSBGA- Communications (518) 424-8028, pennyh@nycap.rr.com

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