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Joshua Putman

Western NYS Livestock and Field Crops IPM Area Educator Candidate
Crop Specialist/Assistant Manager-GROWMARK FS, LLC.

SEMINAR: Pest Management – An integrated approach to improving livestock production, crop production, and farm profitability in New York

April 9, 2018
9:00 am – 9:45 am
Emerson Hall 135
 
New York is extremely diverse in livestock and crop production. In the US, it ranks 2nd in apple production, 3rd in milk production and has a variety of livestock and specialty crop producers throughout the state. The livestock industry accounts for numerous corn silage, alfalfa, triticale, and wheat acres grown. Grain crop production comprises of corn, soybeans, and wheat where specialty crops such as sweet corn, potatoes, onions, and grapes are grown throughout the state as well. Each year, growers face challenges that can reduce yields and ultimately affect the quality of the harvested crop. Looking ahead, we need to be mindful of things that could affect our producers. Pests such as weeds, diseases, and insects can be detrimental to livestock and crop producers alike. In this seminar, Joshua aims to present information that gives his background, research experience, and qualifications for the position. Furthermore, Joshua will present and teach current material that pertains to Integrated Pest Management and how it may affect New York in the future.
 
Zoom Seminar Connection Via the Web: https://cornell.zoom.us/j/299225340
Zoom by Phone: US: +1 408 638 0968  or +1 646 876 9923  or +1 669 900 6833
    Meeting ID: 299 225 340

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