Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Fruit Field Day Set for August in Geneva

The annual Fruit Field Day put on by Cornell University is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 1 at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva.

The field day will consist of two day-long tours, one of tree fruit presentations and another of grapes, hops and small fruit trees.

Go to for a full list of presentations during the field day.

The event is geared for fruit growers, consultants and industry personnel who will tour field plots are invited to tour field plots and learn about the latest research and extension efforts being carried out by Cornell researchers in Geneva and Ithaca.

According to a Cornell news release, the event will focus on all commodities of key importance to New York’s $350 million fruit industry: apples, grapes, cherries, raspberries, strawberries, blueberries and other berry crops, plus hops.

There also will be displays of products and technologies.

The event will be held on the Experiment Station’s Fruit and Vegetable Research Farm South, 1097 County Road No. 4, one mile west of Pre-emption Road in Geneva. Signs will be posted.

Registration cost is $30 per person ($40 for walk-ins) for all-day attendance. Lunch will be provided.
Pre-registration is required for the $30 rate. Go to to register online.

For sponsorship and exhibitor information, call Debbie Breth at (585) 798-4265 or email her at

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