Forage and Pasture Management Workshop




Event Details

Date

February 25, 2023

Time

9:30am - 3:30pm

Location

Pioneer High School
12125 County Line Road
Yorkshire, NY

Host

Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Program

Lynn Bliven
585-268-7644 ext 18



2023 Forage & Pasture Management Workshop

Saturday, February 25, 2023, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Please join CCE Allegany, CCE Chautauqua, and CCE Livingston Counties; along with the NWNY & SWNY Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Teams on Saturday, February 25, 2023 from 9:30am - 3:30pm at the Pioneer High School in Yorkshire, NY for the Forage and Pasture Management Workshop.

This is a regional program providing educational information and outreach to farmland owners. Presenters are brought in from both private and public sectors to provide participants with up-to-date information. Exhibitors from agricultural related business, organizations and agencies will also be on hand to address farmland owner questions.

The Keynote session will be Getting the Most out of Your Pastures and Hayfields without Breaking the Bank presented by Dan Steward from WNY Crop Management. Following the opening presentation there will be three concurrent sessions with 2 tracks to choose from per session. The Stored Forage Track will include Stored Forage Economics, Making Quality Hay and Baleage Panel, and Analyzing Forage Reports to Match Livestock Needs. In the Pasture Track: Setting up a Grazing System, Handling Livestock Safely and Equine Pasture Management.

The registration fee is $40 for adults and youth rate (14-18 year-old) is $20; pre-registration is required. Discounted Early Bird Registration deadline is February 10, 2023. To Register online: https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/Forage_Management_Workshop-23_202 or  to download a copy of the registration form click here.

Cornell Cooperative Extension offers educational programming and research based information to agricultural producers, growers, and agribusinesses. Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and education recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities and provides equal program and employment opportunities. For accommodations, please contact Lisa Kempisty at (716) 664-9502 or ljk4@cornell.edu at least one week prior to the event. Requests received after this date will be met when possible.

Participation in this event will include the opportunity to hear from the Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops team who will be in attendance. Their Farm Business Management Specialist, Katelyn Walley-Stoll, will be giving a presentation on calculating cost of production and risk management options for forage producers. SWNYDLFC is a partnership between Cornell University and the five Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations of Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, and Steuben Counties. Their work for this program is financially supported through the Northeast Extension Risk Mangement Education program. This material is based upon work supported by USDA/NIFA under Award Number 2021‐70027‐34693.






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