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2024 SWNY In-Person Field Crop Congress

Event Details

Event Offers DEC Credits


January 31, 2024


10:45am - 3pm


CCE Cattaraugus County
28 Parkside Drive
Ellicottville, NY 14731


Registration : $10.00

(addl attendee $10.00 ea.)


Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Program

Kelly Bourne
585.268.7644 ext. 10

Join us at this event and learn more about:

• Economic and engineering considerations of installing a grain storage system
• Soybean Cyst Nematode and its Impact in NYS
• Ongoing Seedcorn Maggot Research
• Tar Spot Updates for SWNY
• On- Farm Processing of High Oleic Soybeans  

*1.5 DEC Credits in 1a and 21

*1.5 CEU's have been approved in IPM and Crop Management 

10:45am:          Arrive, DEC credit sign-in

11:00am:          Reserved for sponsors.

11:15am:          Lunch

11:45am:          Grain Bin Installation - A.N. Martin Grain Systems (30 minutes) No credits.

Attendees will learn about engineering considerations for installing a grain storage system.  

12:15pm:          Making Capital Investments - Katelyn Walley (15 minutes) No credits.

Katelyn will provide tools to help analyze the economic impact of capital investments, and how to compare different investments using partial budgets.

12:30pm:          10-minute break

12:40pm           Soybean Cyst Nematode in NY - Katelyn Miller (30 minutes)

An aggressive pest throughout the world, SCN can create heavy yield losses in soybeans. Producers will learn what the pest is, the damage it creates, and management strategies.

1:10pm:             Seedcorn Maggot - Ken Wise NYSIPM (40 minutes)

With the loss of neonicotinoids, research through NYSIPM is being conducted to evaluate if there are other viable treatment options. Ongoing research will be discussed.

1:50pm:            10-minute break

2:00pm:            On-Farm Processing of High Oleic Soybeans - Industry representative (30 minutes) No credits

                             Producers will learn more about processing high oleic soybeans on farm.

2:30pm:             Tar spot in SWNY - Katelyn Miller (30 minutes)

Tar spot has become prevalent in the region this past season. The speaker will discuss inoculant present in the region, ideal weather conditions for development, ways to forecast your risk, and discuss how to respond with management strategies.

3:00pm:            Adjourn, Pick up DEC credits 

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