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Friday, August 16, 2019

At the annual Empire Farm Days event in Seneca Falls, NY, "Extension Out Loud" hosts sat down with Mario Miranda Sazo, a cultural practices specialist with Cornell Cooperative Extension's Lake Onta

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Tim encourages growers to ensure their sprayers are getting maximum coverage to protect the leaves and grapes as we approach harvest.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Highlights from weekly crop scouting reports in Oneida County, NY

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Kevin gives a heads-up reminder and advice for making sure that your Niagara grapes are managed appropriate for your processor's needs.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

The August 7th, 2019 edition of the Eastern New York Vegetable News covers the following topics:

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

As we head into August Tim reminds us to stay vigilant in watching for spotted lanternfly. He shows how to identify the Tree of Heaven in your area to better focus your scouting efforts.

Friday, August 2, 2019

Highlights from the weekly scouting report on cropping conditions in Oneida County New York

Thursday, August 1, 2019

How is the 2019 growing season shaping up and what should we expect from this year’s harvest? 8 CCE specialists from across NYS join Extension Out Loud to share their insights and observations.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Dr. Elson Shields, Professor of Entomology at Cornell, studies the use of nematodes to control soil-borne insect pests.

Friday, July 26, 2019

Tim talks about the importance of knowing how much crop is in your vineyards in order to not only adjust crop and prepare for harvest, but also to maintain healthy vines that are capable of ripenin

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

The July 24th, 2019 edition of the Eastern New York Vegetable News covers Blossom End Rot in Tomatoes (1:24, Impact of High Heat on Vegetable Crops (7:58), Swede Midge Damage and Management (15:10,

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Weekly field scouting efforts reveal seasonal alfalfa pests in CNY

Thursday, July 18, 2019

This week's edition of the Eastern New York Vegetable News covers: Powdery Mildew Management on Vine Crops;

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Weekly cropping report highlighting key management aspects and cropping conditions in Oneida County, NY

Friday, July 12, 2019

Jenn had an opportunity to see tiling in a Lake Erie Region Concord vineyard and wanted to show why you might want to do that in your vineyard, and what the process can involve.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

It's that time again! Time to start scouting your vineyards for rootworm damage. Tim reminds you what to look for and where you can find it.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

The July 3rd, 2019 edition of the Eastern New York Vegetable News covers the following topics:

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Kevin reviews the recent changes made for the New York State Farm Bill.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Crystal Stewart talks to Ethan Grundberg about the best practices for garlic production in the Northeast.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Crystal Stewart talks to Ethan Grundberg about the best practices for garlic production in the Northeast.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Dairy Margin Coverage enrollment period opens June 17, 2019. Key take home points on this particular risk management option are discussed here in this brief podcast.

Friday, June 14, 2019

NEWA is a great tool to help make decisions on sprays as well as to review what did and did not work last year by comparing spray records to infection periods and leaf wetness.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

The June 12, 2019 edition of the Eastern New York Vegetable News covers:

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Tim reminds you to stay vigilant in your inspection of vehicles traveling into and out of the Spotted Lanternfly quarantine area.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

We recently traveled to the Finger Lakes area to do a demonstration on Variable Rate Mechanical Shoot Thinning. Terry and Andy talked with growers about what they can do and how to do it.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

The May 29, 2019 edition of the Eastern New York Vegetable News covers the following topics:
Handling Sweet Potato Slips (1:13)

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

The Cornell Chicken recipe has a storied history. During this conversation with Reenie Baker Sandsted - daughter of Dr. Baker, and Sarah Sandsted - granddaughter of Dr.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Just last week Zach Harmer of Soil Optix came to CLEREL and scanned the vineyards with their soil analysis system.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

With all of the cool and rainy weather we have been experiencing in the Lake Erie Region, Tim is recommending spraying your grapes for Phomopsis.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Variable Rate Mechanical Shoot Thinning part II. Borden Hills AVA.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Jenn explains how we check our phenology block for bud break, where we are with that, and gives some advice about soil amendments for right now.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

The 2017 NASS (USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service) recently released results and in this podcast Kevin explains what was found regarding our Grape Belt area.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Tim gives an update on the buds here at the Portland lab and gives a reminder to watch for some of the early pests in the vineyards.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Efficient Vineyard variable rate mechanical shoot thinning in a California Central Coast Pinot Noir vineyard.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

As we head into the growing season the weather events and their effect on your agricultural commodity become increasingly important.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

It's a good time to start thinking about what your weed management strategy will be for 2019.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Sam Anderson and Yolanda Gonzalez urban agriculture specialists with the Cornell Cooperative Extension Harvest New York team join Extension Out Loud to discuss their work with growers and producers

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Urban Agriculture is booming in New York City, and Cornell Cooperative Extension's Harvest New York urban agriculture team is there to provide technical support and share cutting-edge research and

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Jenn and Vinnie want to remind you that the Loaner Sensor Program is free for members of the Lake Erie Regional Grape Program.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Kevin and Jenn talk about the Concord Vineyard Improvement Program. A recent clarification is that it is possible to be reimbursed for up to $3,000 per acre.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Tim gives an update on the current status of Spotted Lanternfly, where to find more information, what to look for now, and who to contact if you find anything.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Canned wine is a fast-growing trend. But it's not without issues.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Cornell University and Cornell Cooperative Extension researchers are helping New York State vintners explore and refine alternative packaging for wines.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

We are pleased to announce that the Lake Erie Regional Grape Program has hired a new viticulture extension specialist. Jennifer Russo will be starting on March 1st.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Our Winter Growers' Conference is fast approaching! It will be held on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at the Williams Center at SUNY Fredonia.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

In the Lake Erie Region we recently had sub-zero temperatures.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Kevin reviews the importance of taking soil samples to know the health of the soil in your vineyards. All lime is not created equal.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Julie Suarez, Associate Dean of Governmental and Community Relations at Cornell University, joins Extension Out Loud once again to discuss the provisions of the newly passed 2018 farm bill.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

This is a presentation on how to manufacture biologically-derived fertilizers.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Even though it is snowy and cold outside, Tim wants to remind everyone to continue to watch for egg masses hitchhiking their way here from the quarantine zone.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

During this podcast Kevin and Thom finish their discussion about Thom's NDVI and elevation maps.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

This week Kevin had an opportunity to sit down and talk with Thom Betts, a Concord grape grower in the Lake Erie Region and a cooperator on the Efficient Vineyard Project.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Black polyethylene tarps can suppress weeds, preserve soil moisture, and help prepare a clean planting bed for vegetable farmers.

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Join us as we talk to Kitty O'Neil and Mike Hunter of CCE's North Country Regional Ag team about this year's harvest.

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Regional Dairy Specialists, Betsy Hicks and Lindsay Ferlito, are working together on a research project, studying cow comfort in tie stall facilities.

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Tim reviews the past 100 podcasts in overview and would like to thank the growers, cooperators, funders and staff for their contributions over the past years and we look forward to producing more p

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Soil sampling is an important part of managing your crops, but it's important to do it correctly. In this video, ENYCHP vegetable specialist Amy Ivy demonstrates how to take a soil sample.

Monday, December 17, 2018

Hans Walter-Peterson, Finger Lakes Grape Program and Tim Wiegle, Lake Erie Regional Grape Program share grape season and harvest highlights.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

First in a series of podcasts about vineyard Integrated Pest Management (IPM).

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Millions of times each day, New Yorkers turn on the faucet, relying on water supplied from about 125 miles away in the Catskill Mountains.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

LERGP Podcast #97: Kevin gives an update on what has been reported by processors to this point for the 2018 grape market.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Just a reminder to be on the lookout for hitchhiking invasive pests. The spotted lanternfly poses a serious threat to our agriculture here in NYS.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Meet Barbara Williams and Anika Zuber, Dairy Processing and Marketing specialists with Harvest New York.

Monday, November 19, 2018

Tim gives more information about what people in New York need to be looking for this time of year in regards to Spotted Lanternfly.

Friday, November 16, 2018

Tim gives an update on what has been happening in Pennsylvania with the Spotted Lanternfly, what has been done there, and what we need to be on the lookout for in New York.

Friday, November 16, 2018

Kevin continues to explain about the Vineyard Improvement Program and what needs to be included in the application process.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

This season explores the 2018 growing season and harvest with episodes on vegetables, berries & apples, wild harvest table, grapes and more! 

Monday, November 12, 2018

In this week's ENYCHP Pest Update, learn to scout thrips with vegetable specialist Crystal Stewart! Originally filmed June 2018.

Friday, November 9, 2018

New York State Ag and Markets along with the Lake Erie Regional Grape Program have announced a Vineyard Improvement Plan for Concord grape growers in the Southern Tier as well as Erie and Niagara c

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

New York state is the second-largest apple producer in the U.S. The state also produces more than 5 million gallons of hard cider annually.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

With the harvest over and winter on its way, Tim wanted to remind everyone about late season weed control. Remember that you need temperatures around 50°F for the products to work.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Large acreage vegetable fields lend themselves readily to remote sensing technologies.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Season 2 Episode 2: 3 CCE specialists in the field share highlights from the growing season and harvest.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Farmers across NYS are harvesting industrial hemp.

Friday, October 26, 2018

Harvest is just about finished in the Lake Erie Region. Kevin gives a top view recap of how harvest went industry wide across the belt.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Tim had an opportunity to sit down with Mark Amidon of National Grape Cooperative, a local grape processing company known by many as Welch's.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Season 2 Episode 1: Ethan Grundberg and Judson Reid, two CCE vegetable specialist discuss the growing season and the 2018 harvest.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

We are firmly in the middle of Concord harvest in the Lake Erie Region. Here is a snapshot of what that looks like from the grower's/harvester's perspective.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

The Efficient Vineyard website will be getting a new look.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Learn to use a sous vide device to heat treat seeds as a simple, economical way to control diseases.

Monday, October 1, 2018

Commercial apple pickers utilize a platform to harvest Gala apples at DeMarree Fruit Farm in Wayne County, N.Y.

Monday, October 1, 2018

We are harvesting Concord grapes here in the Lake Erie Grape Belt. At the research and extension lab we are working to measure yield and Brix on-the-fly.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

On September 11, 2018 the New York State Departments of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Agriculture and Markets (DAM) sent out a press release that Spotted Lanternfly has been confirmed in Alb

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tim talks about the other side of Digital Ag - Record Keeping! He stresses how important it is for growers to keep records. There's no time like the present.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Spanning acres of high density orchard trees, hail netting can provide a critical layer of protection for NYS apples from disfiguring weather damage.

Monday, September 10, 2018

This summer, 25 teachers from across New York learned how to build and care for Tower Gardens and integrate the structures into their curriculum as a context for learning.

Friday, September 7, 2018

Guests Jerry Bertoldo, dairy specialist with CCE Northwest NY Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Program and Tom Overton, CCE associate director and director of PRO-DIARY, discuss CCE programs supp

Friday, September 7, 2018

Tim explains the importance of preharvest pest control - both powdery mildew and grape berry moth, and emphasizes the importance of reading product labels before applying.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Dr. Andrew Novakovic, E.V.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Goals, business plan, forest ecology, production, planning and record keeping, inoculation, maket assessment and more. 

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Learn about the benefits of silvopasture and how to get started. 

Sunday, August 5, 2018

Get a glimpse into the life of an Oyster farmer and how they came to choosing that as a career.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Julie Suarez, Associate Dean of Governmental and Community Relations in the College of Agriculture and Life Science at Cornell University, discusses the history and process of passing the farm bill

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

in this video we will cover best practices for interviewing job candidates, new hire orientation and training workers.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

In this video we discuss some of the risks that you would face as an agricultural employer and some resources to help you manage those risks.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Learn about our SPAT Program that has been in operation for over 18 years. Suffolk Project in Aquaculture Training.

Monday, June 25, 2018

CCE educators and specialists lend their expertise to the Green Shoots for New Americans inner city farm in Buffalo, New York.

Monday, June 25, 2018

Learn just how unique our local shellfish really are!

Wednesday, June 20, 2018