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2024 MFGA Annual Winter Meeting

January 2, 2024

Please use this link to pre-register:

This event is free for MFGA members and $25 for non-MFGA attendees


9 to 9:30 AM - Coffee and check-in 

9:30 - Welcome – Ben Clark, MFGA President 

9:45 – Elizabeth Garofalo- A Bitter Battle: Understanding the Colletotrichum Complex 

10:10 – Dr. Jaime Piñero- Plum Curculio Research Updates: Preparing You For 2024 

10:40 – Meet the New Extension Educators: Lightning Talks from Matthew Bley- Small Fruit, Maria Gannett- Weed Specialist, Arthur Siller- Soil Health  

11:00 – Dr. Jason Londo, Associate Professor of Fruit Physiology, Cornell AgriTech- Nuts and Bolts: Cold Hardiness in Rootstock and Scion Cultivars 

12:00 – MFGA Annual Meeting and Lunch 

1:30 - MFGA election results, pesticide credits, adjourn