The Business of Making Hay
February 7, 2022
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Online viz Zoom
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County
email Laura Biasillo
The Business of Making Hay Monday Feb 7th 6:30-8:30pm Zoom
Join Janice Degni of the South Central NY Dairy & Field Crops Team, and Nicole Tommell of the Central NY Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Team, for a virtual, interactive presentation, and discussion on the business of making hay. We'll explore the art and science of making quality hay. We'll focus on good fertility practices for growing nutrient dense hay for dairy cows, beef cattle or horses. Participants will hear the recommendations for crop varieties and rotations. we'll dive into the business side. Attendees will learn how to put together a budget for growing and harvesting hay, as well as how to use this information to set competitive, and profitable pricing. Learn about the option for custom harvest. The cost for this webinar is $10/farm. Pre-registration is required and the zoom link will be sent upon receipt of payment. Any questions can be directed to Laura Biasillo at email@example.com.
Register here: https://pub.cce.cornell.edu/ev...
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October 4, 2023
What Can Go Wrong, Will Go Wrong!
Good ole' Murphy's Law is probably the best description of what it's like to be a farmer that there is! Join Cornell Cooperative Extension Farm Business Management Specialist, Katelyn Walley-Stoll, to learn more about the 5 areas of risk on farms and how to develop strategies to manage those risks. Participants will have the opportunity to identify areas of risk on their own farms and brainstorm ways to (try to) prevent the inevitable!
Registration is REQUIRED by visiting https://tinyurl.com/CCERisk or call Kelly at 585-268-7644.
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