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Results of the 2012
Extension and Research Projects

These are links to abstracts of completed projects. Each is in turn linked to a pdf of the entire document.

Projects by Commodity: Links by title to project abstracts.

Community

Livestock and Field Crops

Ornamentals and Turfgrass

Vegetables

Fruit

Program-wide

 

Community

Gardening

Promoting IPM Strategies that Enhance Natural Enemies in Vegetable Gardens

Lori Brewer, Department of Horticulture, Cornell University
Steve Gabriel, Department of Horticulture, Cornell University

Community Compost Education Project 2012

Elizabeth Claypool, CCE Wayne County

Turf, Landscapes, Parks, and Golf Courses

Managing Sports Fields without Pesticides: Assessing the cost and success of alternative management practices and fundamental concepts in Integrated Pest Management

Robert E. Portmess, Department of Horticulture, Cornell University

Pesticide-Free at Cooperstown's Doubleday Field

Kevin Trotta, Eco-Friendly Turfgrass
Joe Harris, Doubleday Field, Cooperstown, NY

Sports Turf  TAG (Turf, Athletic & Grounds) Team

Walt Nelson, CCE Monroe County

Assessment of Non-Chemical White Grub Control in Turf through Mechanical and Injection Cultivation Methods

Benjamin A. McGraw, State University of New York, Delhi

Quantifying nitrogen leaching from an organic herbicide (corn gluten meal)

Jenny Kao-Kniffin, Department of Horticulture, Cornell University

Buildings & Schools

Alternatives to Pesticides Workshops for County, Municipal, and School Properties

Tamson Yeh, CCE Suffolk County
Marie Camenares, CCE Suffolk County

Bed Bug Outreach Efforts for 2012

Jody Gangloff-Kaufmann, NYS IPM, Cornell University

Lynn Braband, NYS IPM, Cornell University

Matthew Frye, NYS IPM, Cornell University

Examination of a new iron-based herbicide for broadleaf weed management

David Chinery, CCE Rensselaer County
Chuck Schmitt, CCE Albany County
Walt Nelson, CCE Monroe County

School IPM Outreach and Research Activities, NYS IPM Program, 2012

Lynn Braband, NYS IPM, Cornell University

Jody Gangloff-Kaufmann, NYS IPM, Cornell University

Jennifer Grant, NYS IPM, Cornell University


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Livestock and Field Crops

General

The 2012 NYS Field Crops Weekly Pest Report and Evaluation

Ken Wise, NYS IPM, Cornell University
John Keith Waldron, NYS IPM, Cornell University

Livestock

Dairy and Beef Biting and Nuisance Flies IPM Meeting Series

Ken Wise, NYS IPM, Cornell University

Field Crops

Evaluation of foliar fungicide use to improve yield and quality of BMR corn silage

Kevin H. Ganoe, CCE Central New York Dairy and Field Crops
George Wilkinson, CCE Herkimer County

Establishing an On-Line Recertification Course for WSSA Lesson Modules on Herbicide Resistant Weeds

Russell R. Hahn, Crop and Soil Sciences, Cornell University
Mary E. McKellar, Crop and Soil Sciences, Cornell University

Tools and Training to Assess Profitability of Foliar Fungicide Use in Corn

Mary E. McKellar, Crop and Soil Sciences, Cornell University
Gary Bergstrom, Plant Pathology and Plant Microbe-Biology, Cornell University
Jaime Cummings, Plant Pathology and Plant Microbe-Biology, Cornell University



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Ornamentals and Turfgrass

General

Branching Out: Features from the Past for the Future

George Hudler, Plant Pathology and Plant Microbe-Biology, Cornell University

Nursery

Managing Mugwort In Field Nurseries With Cultivation And Herbicides

Andrew Senesac, CCE Suffolk County, Cornell University
Brian Eshenaur, NYS IPM, Cornell University

Greenhouse

Biocontrol in energy-saving cool temperature greenhouse production

Elizabeth Lamb, NYS IPM, Cornell University
Neil S. Mattson, Horticulture, Cornell University
John P. Sanderson, Entomology, Cornell University
Brian Eshenaur, NYS IPM, Cornell University

Biological Control of Pythium Root Rot in Container Flower Production Using Microbial Inoculants

Neil Mattson, Department of Horticulture, Cornell University
Margery Daughtrey, Department of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Cornell University

Improving crop management in NY greenhouses through local hands-on workshops

Elizabeth Lamb, NYS IPM, Cornell University
Brian Eshenaur, NYS IPM, Cornell University

Creating an IPM Resource for Growers Producing Vegetable Transplants and Food Crops in Protected Culture

Nora Catlin, CCE Suffolk County, Cornell University
Elizabeth Lamb, NYS IPM, Cornell University

Christmas Trees

Increasing Utilization of IPM Tools in the NYS Christmas Tree Industry

Elizabeth Lamb, NYS IPM, Cornell University

Root Rot studies of fir species in New York Christmas trees production

Brian Eshenaur, NYS IPM, Cornell University

Etiological investigations into chronic dieback of Fraser fir in New York State Christmas tree farms: site characterictics and the involvement of Phytophthora species

George Hudler, Plant Pathology and Plant Microbe-Biology, Cornell University

 


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Vegetables

General

Targeted outreach to growers and service providers dealing with disease introduced by 2011 flooding

Laura McDermott, Cornell University Cooperative Extension Eastern New York Commercial Horticulture Program
Crystal Stewart, Cornell University Cooperative Extension Eastern New York Commercial Horticulture Program

The Impact of Flooding on the Movement and Management of Phytophthora capsici on Vegetable Farms in Eastern New York 2012

Charles Bornt, Extension Associate, Capital District Vegetable and Small Fruit Program

Organic

Testing the efficacy of insecticides and fungicides allowed for organic vegetable production

Abby Seaman, NYS IPM, Cornell University
Chris Smart, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Cornell University
Holly Lange, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Cornell University
Tony Shelton, Entomology, Cornell University

The development of two distance-learning classes on Effective Spraying for organic growers in New York 2012

Andrew Landers, Entomology, Cornell University

Sweet Corn

2012 New York Sweet Corn Pheromone Trap Network

Abby Seaman, NYS IPM, Cornell University

Tomatoes

Preliminary assessment of Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD), Drosophila suzukii, infestation risk to tomatoes

Marion Zuefle, NYS IPM, Cornell University

Potato

Enhancement of the Cornell Decision Support System for Potato and Tomato Late Blight

William E. Fry, Plant Pathology and Plant Microbe-Biology, Cornell University

Onions

Altering Planting Configurations to Manage Bacterial Bulb Decay in Large-Scale Onion Production

Christine Hoepting, CCE Regional Vegetable Program, Albion, NY

 

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Fruit

General

Orchard Commodity Survey – 2012

Juliet Carroll, NYS IPM, Cornell University
Peter Jentsch, Dept. of Entomology, Cornell University
Art Agnello, Dept. of Entomology, Cornell University
Greg Loeb, Dept. of Entomology, Cornell University

Phenology and spatial distribution of adult and larval spotted wing drosophila in small fruit, stone fruit, and wild hosts in New York

Greg Loeb, Dept. of Entomology, Cornell University
Juliet Carroll, NYS IPM, Cornell University

Trac Software Workshops Annual Report for Smith-Lever Funded Projects

Juliet Carroll, NYS IPM, Cornell University

Spotted wing drosophila: distribution of populations over time in wild and crop hosts

Faruque Zaman, CCE Suffolk County, Cornell University

Grapes

New York CAPS Grape Commodity Survey Targets

T. Weigle, NYS IPM, Cornell University

Grape Growers Implementing GIS Mapping in the Lake Erie Region

T. Weigle, NYS IPM, Cornell University
Terence R. Bates, Lake Erie Research and Extension Laboratory, Cornell University
Kevin M. Martin, Lake Erie Research and Extension Laboratory, Cornell University

A better mousetrap - More Accurate Crop Damage Assessment in Lake Erie Grapes

T. Weigle, NYS IPM, Cornell University
Terence R. Bates, Cornel University, Lake Erie Research and Extension Laborator
Kevin M. Martin, Lake Erie Research and Extension Laboratory

Grapevine downy mildew control: exploring alternatives to metalaxyl

Alice Wise, CCE Suffolk County
Wayne Wilcox, Plant Pathology & Plant Microbe Biology, Cornell University

LERGP Coffee Pot Meetings Provide Bidirectional Education 2012

Timothy H Weigle, NYS IPM Program/Lake Erie Regional Grape Program (LERGP)
Kevin M. Martin, LERGP/Penn State Cooperative Extension
Andy Muza, LERGP/Penn State Cooperative Extension

Tree Fruit

Statewide survey for streptomycin-resistant fire blight in orchards

Kerik Cox, Plant Pathology & Plant Microbe Biology, Cornell Universit
Herb Aldwinckle, Plant Pathology & Plant Microbe Biology, Cornell University
Juliet Carroll, NYS IPM Program, Cornell Cooperative Extension
Thomas Burr, Plant Pathology & Plant Microbe Biology, Cornell University

 


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Program-wide

NEWA (Network for Environment and Weather Applications) 2010 - 2012

John Gibbons, CCE Ontario County, Cornell University
Curt Petzoldt, NYS IPM, Cornell University
Abby Seaman, NYS IPM, Cornell University
Tim Weigle, NYS IPM, Cornell University
Juliet Carroll, NYS IPM, Cornell University

2012 NYS IPM Program Communication Team Status Report

Mary Woodsen, NYS IPM, Cornell University
Karen English, NYS IPM, Cornell University

Status of the NYS IPM Program Website, www.nysipm.cornell.edu for 2012

Karen English, NYS IPM, Cornell University

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