18th North Country Crop Congress in Canton Feb. 19
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 5:32 pm

CANTON -- The 18th Annual North Country Crop Congress, including information for DEC pesticide certification, is set for Wednesday, Feb. 19 at the Best Western University Inn. The program will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Scheduled speakers are Dr. Allison Chatrchyan, Director, Cornell Institute for Climate Change and Agriculture; Dr. Quirine Ketterings, Cornell University Dept. Animal Science; Anita Figueras, CCE St. Lawrence County; Dr. Russ Hahn, Cornell University Crop and Soil Science Dept.; Mike Hunter, CCE Jefferson and Lewis Counties; and Dr. Kitty O'Neil, CCE Northern N.Y.

The cost is $25 per person before Feb. 8 or $30 at the door. Lunch and educational materials are included in each registration.

To receive the DEC pesticide certification credits, attendees must stay for the entire program.

To register, call 379-9192, ext. 234.

Those with special needs are asked to call the number above.

The meeting is sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of St. Lawrence, Jefferson, Lewis, Franklin, Clinton and Essex Counties and the Miner Institute.