April 11, 2019
Portland, NY


WHEN: Thursday April 11 from 9 AM to 12:15 PM

WHERE: CLEREL Meeting room

COST: $15

3.0 Pesticide recertification credits in the CORE category have been applied for. The CORE training session is also designed as a review prior to taking the Commercial or Private Pesticide Applicator exam but is not required prior to taking the exam. Preregistration for the training using the enclosed course registration form is required by Monday, April 8, 2019. Or sign up on-line at

Questions on the training session should be directed to Kate at (716) 792-2800 ext 201

DEC Pesticide Applicator Test

April 11, 2019
Portland, NY



WHERE: CLEREL Meeting room

COST: $100 REGISTRATION: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) requires you to register for entrance to the exam session with the Buffalo DEC office at (716) 851-7220.

DEADLINE for registration to take the test is March 25, 2019. To register, call the DEC at (716) 851-7220. You will then be sent an exam application form and test instructions by the DEC.

Any questions about your eligibility to take an exam or the status of your current certification should be directed to the Buffalo DEC office at (716) 851-7220. 

Commercial Applicators: You will need the "Core Manual" and the category manual for the area(s) in which you will be certifying.

Private Applicators: You will need to get the "Core Manual" plus the private category manual for the area in which you will be certifying.

CORE and category training manuals are available through the Cornell Store by calling (800) 624-4080 or the web-site link:

Questions on Pesticide Examinations should be directed to the NYS DEC at (716) 851-7220.

Efficient Vineyard Webinar

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Tuesday, May 14th

1:00 PM EST

Dr. James Taylor of the Spatial Data Technology Group will be hosting this webinar:

GeoVit - how is all of that data processed?

Click here to register.

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2019 Coffee pot meetings

May 1, 2019 10:00am John Mason Farm 8603 West Lake Rd. Lake City PA 16423

May 8, 2019 10:00am Sprague Farms 12435 Versailles Rd. Irving NY 14081

May 15, 2019 10:00am Paul Bencal 2645 Albright Rd. Ransomville NY 14131

May 22, 2019 10:00am Arrowhead Winery 12073 East Main Rd. North East PA 16428

May 29, 2019 10:00am Militello Farm Supply 2929 Route 39 Forestville NY 14062

June 5, 2019 10:00am North East Fruit Growers 2297 Klomp Rd. North East PA16428

June 12, 2019 10:00am Thompson Ag-Hanover & Dennison Silver Creek NY 14136

June 19, 2019 10:00am Kirk Hutchinson 4720 West Main St. Fredonia NY 14063

June 26, 2019 NO COFFEE POT

July 3, 2019 10:00am Betts Farm 7366 East Route 20 Westfield NY 14787

July 10, 2019 10:00am Jim Vetter 12566 Versailles Rd. Irving NY 14081

July 17, 2019 10:00am Trolley Line Vineyards 11480 E. Main St. North East PA 16428

July 24, 2019 10:00am Brian Chess 10289 West Main Rd. Ripley NY 14775

July 31, 2019 10:00am Tom Tower Farm 759 Lockport St. Youngstown NY 14174