Agronomic Weed Management and Cover Crop Field Session

Event Details

Event Offers DEC Credits


August 15, 2023


3:30 pm - 7:15 pm


CCE Erie's New Property
across from 5701 Burton Road
Orchard Park, NY 14127


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County

Sharon Bachman
716-652-5400 x150

The Cornell University Weed Ecology Lab is proud to announce our workshop event for local growers. This workshop aims to engage and prepare farmers for the challenges they face in the field, including managing troublesome weeds, improving herbicide efficacy, and applying new tricks to care for their fields. This event will feature speakers and demonstrations from the Cornell Vegetable Program, Erie County Soil and Water Conservation District, the CCE Southwest NY Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Program, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, and more. The goal of this workshop is to provide participants with the knowledge to successfully manage their crops and soil against weeds, unpredictable weather, and other environmental challenges.


The workshop is being held on Tuesday, August 15th from 3:30PM to 7:15PM, and will include dinner. This event is located at CCE Erie's property across from 5701 Burton Rd, Orchard Park, NY 14127.


Register by August 11th at


Registration fee is $10. The first ten registrants will receive a free print copy of "Weeds of the Northeast," a comprehensive weed identification guide.


To learn more about the field session, contact Sharon Bachman at 716-652- 5400 x 150 or Accommodations for persons with special needs may be requested by contacting Jolie Hibit at (716) 652-5400 ext 176 or at least 5 days before the event.


About Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County (CCE Erie): Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County (CCE Erie) uses local experience and research-supported solutions to build stronger communities. CCE Erie provides educational programs to county residents in 4-H Youth Development; Agriculture and Food Systems; Nutrition and Community Health; Environment and Natural Resources, Sustainable Energy and Climate Change; and Consumer and Economic Vitality.


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