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2022 Cornell Seed Growers Field Day
June 29 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
For seed growers, and other seed professionals.
8:30-8:55 Registration, coffee, & networking
8:55 Begin tour
9:00-10:15 Small Grains: Breeding for Quality and Pest Resistance
Mark Sorrells and David Bensher
10:15-10:30 Using UAVs to model biomass accumulation and heritable growth patterns in alfalfa.
Kelly Robbins and Ranjita Thapa
10:30-10:45 Dual Cropping Alfalfa and Intermediate Wheatgrass
11:00-11:15 Forage Yield Trial Update and Potato leafhopper resistant alfalfa cultivars
11:15-11:30 Cover Crop and Forage Breeding
11:30-11:45 Are cannabinoids a defense against chewing herbivores?
11:45-noon Switchgrass and resistance to Anthracnose and Smut