Elson Shields, right, explains the process of EPN application for a biocontrol project to suppress wireworms in the field to Charles Bornt, left, Extension Vegetable Specialist with the Cornell Cooperative Extension Eastern New York Commercial Horticulture Program. Photo: T. Rusinek, ENYCHP. Elson Shields applies Colorado Potato Beetles — a pest that are attracted to potatoes — to potato plants at the Hudson Valley Farm Hub in Hurley, NY, as part of a research trial to study whether nematodes can combat the beetles. Growers have seen their potatoes affected by the beetle. Photo: Amy Wu/Hudson Valley Farm Hub. Dr. Elson Shields speaks with farmers about his Northern New York Agricultural Development Program alfalfa snout beetle research at a field day in Belleville, NY. Photo courtesy of the Northern New York Agricultural Development Program.