Posts by Steve Reiners

Steve Reiners is a professor with the Cornell CALS School of Integrative Plant Science. His research and extension efforts are designed to maintain and enhance the profitability and sustainability of New York vegetable farmers, both for the short and long term.
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Recent Smoke Not a Problem for New York Vegetables

By Steve Reiners / June 9, 2023

Canadian wildfires have been impacting the air quality in the Northeast for the last week. Smoke filled the sky, and warnings were issued for outdoor activities. This is making many growers and gardeners worried about the potential impact the smoke will have on field-grown vegetables. The good news is the impact will be minimal at…

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