2009 Annual Meeting – Geneva, NY

The 5th annual Great Lakes Vegetable Working Group was held the Cornell Experiment Station in Geneva, NY on February 25th & 26th!  The local arrangements chair was Steve Reiners of Cornell University. Attendees stayed at the Ramada Geneva Lakefront on Feb. 24th and 25th.

2009 Meeting Presentations


Presenter Topic
Steve Reiners Snap Bean Variety Susceptibility to Cucumber Mosaic Virus
Liz Maynard Pumpkin Variety Performance
Meg McGrath Cucurbit powdery mildew mini-grant project results
Jim Jasinski Ohio NRCS/IPM EQIP Update
Brad Bergefurd New Crop opportunity for Southern Ohio Growers: Mechanical Harvest Pickling Cucumbers
Celeste Welty Insecticide efficacy in zucchini, sweet corn, pickles, and pumpkins
Judson Reid Grafted Tomato Update
Ron Goldy Tunnel Tomatoes
Mathiue Ngouajio Changes in soil biological properties in response to cover cropping and organic amendments
Dan Brainard Biology and management of corn chamomile (Anthemis arvensis) in processing peas
Thomas Bjorkman Cover crop decision tool
Janice LeBoeuf New online vegetable IPM training tool box
John Mishanec Why I love to work with potatoes
Mao Chen Control of swede midge by crop rotation
Julie Kikkert Swede Midge – an insect pest of crucifers
Robert Hadad Updates on Projects – Winter Storage Vegetable Production/Marketing and High Tunnel “Gutter Production”
Curt Petzoldt Current status of identifying IPM/Sustainable production in the marketplace
Christie Hoepting Comparison of onions grown from imported bare root and locally grown plug transplants in New York


Contact Us

For more information about joining the Great Lakes Vegetable Working Group, please contact Brad Bergefurd, Ohio State University Extension, IPM Program.

E-mail - bergefurd.1@osu.edu