Vegetable Growers Walk & Talk Wednesday

FREEDOM – Cornell Cooperative Extension Monthly Vegetable Growers Walk & Talk will be Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Simon Girod’s Farm, 11101 Fitch Farm Road, Freedom. This month’s crop walk will highlight pest and disease controls, with an emphasis on pro-active management. Cultural practices, as well as topics of interest to the group, will be discussed.

The Discussion Group is made up of new/beginning farmers and 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, email:, or Lynn Bliven, agriculture issue leader 585-268-7644 ext. 18, email

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