Beating Back the Bugs — Walk & Talk May 14

ALLEGANY – Beating Back the Bugs – Walk & Talk will be presented May 14 at 5 p.m. at Canticle Farm, 3835 S. Nine Mile Road in Allegany.

The monthly discussion group is free to join and is open to any growers farming or marketing fresh produce. This month’s program will be focused on insect management. What are some of the main pests, and what is the best way to deal with them? Learn how to develop a proactive, integrated pest management approach and bring all your questions about spray effectiveness, beneficials, scouting, and more.

The discussion group is made up of new/beginning farmers as well as experienced grower-mentors located in Allegany and Cattaraugus counties. This group is free to join, open to new members, and meets on the second Wednesday of the month.

For more information, contact Elizabeth Buck, Cornell Vegetable Program Technician, at 607-425-3494, or Lynn Bliven, Agriculture Issue Leader, at 585-268-7644 ext. 18.