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Grape - Fall Content

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IPM

IPM
Grape growers benefit from implementing IPM - environmentally and economically sensible ways to protect crops from insects, plant diseases, weeds, and vertebrate pests.  We work with grape processors, growers, local extension educators, faculty, crop consultants, and agricultural businesses to find IPM answers, develop new IPM methods, and deliver IPM information.
 
NYS IPM Program Mission: The New York State Integrated Pest Management Program develops sustainable ways to manage pests and helps people to use methods that minimize environmental, health and economic risks.
 






Most Recent IPM Fall Content

Spotted Lantern Fly Distribution (updated)

Tim Weigle, Team Leader, Statewide Grape IPM Specialist
Lake Erie Regional Grape Program

Last Modified: May 21, 2019
Spotted Lantern Fly Distribution (updated)

Spotted Lanternfly Update

While there are currently no known infestations in New York State we continue to find spotted lanternfly (SLF) hitchhiking into New York State.  As you can see in the map below, SLF has been reported in 11 New York counties.  Because there are no know infestation our current management strategy is based on proper identification and reporting spottedlanternfly@dec.ny.gov.   The current life stage(s) to be vigilant for are egg masses (photo).  Spotted lanternfly appear to be willing to lay their eggs on any surface so it is important to be vigilant in inspecting anything coming out of the quarantined areas.  First instar nymphs will be emerging soon and can be identified by the white spots on their black bodies.



FIFRA 2(ee) Recommendations for 5 Insecticides for Spotted Lanternfly in NY

Tim Weigle, Team Leader, Statewide Grape IPM Specialist
Lake Erie Regional Grape Program

Last Modified: October 18, 2018
FIFRA 2(ee) Recommendations for 5 Insecticides for Spotted Lanternfly in NY

Spotted Lantern Fly found in New York State

Kate Robinson, Administrative Assistant
Lake Erie Regional Grape Program

Last Modified: September 14, 2018

The invasive species Spotted Lantern Fly has made its way to New York.  Please read the following press release.  We need your help to keep an eye out for these problematic pests.






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Hand sanitizer and Masks Still Available

Hand Sanitizer and Face Masks Still Available

It's not too late! If you haven't picked up your free NYS Clean hand sanitizer and washable Hanes masks, you still can. All farms in New York are eligible to request supplies. Click on this link to make the request. We will set up a time for you to come pick up the supplies at CLEREL in Portland.

Soils and Petiole Testing Still Available

Yes, you can still have soil and petiole tests sent out from CLEREL.  If you would like to have soil and/or petiole testing done, please contact Katie at kjr45@cornell.edu to set up a time for drop off.

LERGP Podcasts- check them out!

LERGP POD CASTS

Recorded Coffee Pot Meetings

You may not be able to obtain Pesticide License Recertification points but you can gain plenty of valuable information by watching the coffee pot meetings if you missed them! We have had some special guest speakers over the last month sharing valuable information with us!

Click the link below for access to all of the recorded LERGP Coffee Pot Meetings!

Recorded LERGP Coffee Pot Meetings

Loaner Sensor Program

The loaner sensor program will not be available this growing season in light of the COVID -19 protocols.  We offer our sincere apologies




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