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Spotted Lanternfly; At Our Doorstep or Already in Our Fields?

August 15, 2019
8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Broome County CCE Farmers Market
840 Front Street, Binghamton, NY

Who should attend? Because this invasive pest affects horticultural and agricultural crops, ornamentals, landscape, forests, and shade trees, Growers, Landscapers, Greenhouse and Nursery Operations, Christmas Tree Growers, Foresters, Master Gardeners and Master Foresters will benefit.

In fact, every resident of New York, especially those who own a business or travel to any quarantine zones, should understand how to be compliant with New York State’s External Quarantine.
 
Expert Penn State research faculty and Extension staff working with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture since 2014 will provide updates from Southeast Pennsylvania’s quarantined areas.

Representatives from the NYS IPM Program, Cornell University, NYS Department of Ag & Markets, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, and Finger Lakes Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (PRISM) will discuss what is being done to prevent SLF’s establishment in New York, including how nature can assist in management.

Featured Speakers
Julie Urban, Penn State University
Emelie Swackmaer, Penn State Extension
Shane Phillips, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
Margaret Kelly, NYS Department of Agriculture
Ethan Angell, NYS Department of Agriculture
Eric Clifton, Cornell University
Patty Wakefield-Brown, Finger Lakes PRISM
Emma Antolos, NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation
Tim Weigle, NYS IPM Program

Cost: $50, which includes all breaks and a catered lunch. Please e-mail Kate Robinson at kjr45@cornell.edu with any dietary needs or restrictions.

An application has been made for 6 New York State pesticide recertification credits in the following categories; 1A, 2, 3A, 6A, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25. An application for recertification credits for Pennsylvania pesticide applicators has also been submitted.
 

Register at Spotted Lanternfly-NYS IPM Conference.

Sponsored by New York State Departments of Agriculture & Markets, and Environmental Conservation.