2019 Lake Ontario Winter Fruit School - Lockport, NY

  • Monday, February 4, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

1.5 DEC re-certification credits available

Category Credits
Research/Demo 10 1.50
Agricultural Plant 1a 1.50
Fruit 22 1.50
Regulatory 9 1.50

Bring your DEC Applicator ID. If you need DEC credits, please arrive on time to sign the roster and plan to stay all day. DEC will not allow partial credit.

Presentations (order of presentations differs by day see agendas pdf below)

  • Managing of Grafted Apple Trees to One-, Two-, or More Leaders/Tree - Mario Miranda Sazo
  • Hailnetting and Reflective Fabrics - CCE - LOF Team
  • Labor update - NYS Hort Society
  • The Next Step in Precision Chemical Thinning - Terence Robinson
  • New York Apple Association - Marketing New York Apples - Cynthia Haskins
  • Progress on developing management strategies for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug and Spotted Wing Drosophila - Peter Jentsch
  • The occurrence of an endemic Nosema pathogen in Brown Marmorated Stink Bug populations in NY and surrounding states - Carrie Preston
  • LOF mission, purpose, & impact - Craig Kahlke
  • Nutrient Management in Berry Crops - Marvin Pritts
  • Introduction to New Berry Specialist, Harvest NY Team - Esther Kibbe
  • IPM update - Tess Grasswitz
  • Update on new invasive species: European cherry Fruit Fly and Spotted Lanternfly - Margaret Kelly
  • From the Soil Up: Integrated Nutritional Management for Quality and Bitter Pit Resistance in Apple Production - John Kempf
  • Panel on Retail Trends from Apple Wholesalers

Registration Form:


Niagara Program:



$35.00 Pre-Registered OR $45.00 At The Door


Kim Hazel
Lake Ontario Fruit Program, Administrative Assistant
585-798-4265 x26


Niagara County CCE Training Center
4487 Lake Avenue
Lockport, NY 14094