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2023 SWNY (Virtual) Field Crops Congress Series

A five part virtual series for Field Crops Producers to learn more about the latest research-based recommendations for pest control, weed management, economic considerations, soil health and fertility, challenges for our 2023 season, and more. Open to all interested Field Crops producers and industry service providers, with DEC and CCA credits available.

$20/farm for access to any and all of the virtual sessions. Scholarships available for those who are in need who would like to attend for free. Select the "scholarship" option at payment. For more information call Katelyn Miller at 716-640-2047. 






Event Details

Creating an Effective Herbicide Program - SWNY Virtual Field Crops Congress
Event Offers DEC Credits

Date

March 1, 2023

Time

12pm-1:30pm

Location

Online via Zoom

Cost

Regular registration per farm : $20.00

Scholarship registration per farm : Free

Host

Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Program


Creating an Effective Herbicide Program - SWNY Virtual Field Crops Congress



Creating an Effective Herbicide Program - SWNY Virtual Field Crops Congress

With increasing herbicide resistance throughout the NYS, understanding how herbicides function is an important consideration to your herbicide program. Mike Hunter will discuss how to create a complete and effective herbicide program by reviewing different modes of action and discuss how to help prevent the development of herbicide resistance in your operation. Mike is the Field Crops Specialist with Cornell Cooperative Extension's North Country Regional Ag Team.

 

 





Event Details

Field Crop Disease Update - SWNY Virtual Field Crop Congress
Event Offers DEC Credits

Date

March 8, 2023

Time

12pm-1:30pm

Location

Online via Zoom

Host

Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Program


Field Crop Disease Update - SWNY Virtual Field Crop Congress



Field Crop Disease Update - SWNY Virtual Field Crop Congress

Gary Bergstrom will provide an update on the diagnosis and management of field crop diseases in New York including new corn disease tar spot, as well as additional diseases impacting corn, soybeans, and oats. Presented by Gary Bergstrom, Professor, School of Integrative Plant Science Pathology and PlantMicrobe Biology Section.

 





Event Details

On-Farm Experimentation - SWNY Virtual Field Crop Congress

Date

March 15, 2023

Time

12pm-1:15pm

Location

Online via Zoom

Host

Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Program


On-Farm Experimentation - SWNY Virtual Field Crop Congress



On-Farm Experimentation - SWNY Virtual Field Crop Congress

Farmers have always experimented allowing agriculture to evolve. While this process is largely overlooked by scientists, advances in digital agronomy allow for the collection of ample contextual data and pooling of information across multiple farms.  Presented by Louis Longchamps, Assistant Professor, Digital Agronomy in the School of Integrative Plant Sciences' Soil and Crop Science Section. Katelyn Walley-Stoll, Farm Business Management Specialist, will also discuss how to evaluate on farm changes through partial budgets.

 





Event Details

Soybean Cyst Nematode in NY - SWNY Virtual Field Crop Congress
Event Offers DEC Credits

Date

March 22, 2023

Time

12pm-1pm

Location

Online via Zoom

Host

Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Program


Soybean Cyst Nematode in NY - SWNY Virtual Field Crop Congress



Soybean Cyst Nematode in NY - SWNY Virtual Field Crop Congress

Soybean cyst nematode (SCN) is the most damaging pest of soybeans globally, and we are just beginning to identify its expansion into dry bean crops. This presentation will focus on SCN damage to crops, the latest  statewide survey results, and the latest management options. Presented by Erik Smith, Area Field Crop Specialist with Cornell Cooperative Extension's Central New York Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops program.

 





Event Details

Value of Manure Told Through Five Stories & CAFO Updates - SWNY Virtual Field Crop Congress

Date

March 29, 2023

Time

12pm-1:30pm

Location

Online via Zoom

Host

Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Program


Value of Manure Told Through Five Stories & CAFO Updates - SWNY Virtual Field Crop Congress



Value of Manure Told Through Five Stories & CAFO Updates - SWNY Virtual Field Crop Congress

Dr. Quirine Ketterings, Cornell University, and Kirsten Workman of Cornell PRO-DAIRY, will discuss research that answers the following questions: What is the fertilizer replacement value of manure? How does injection of manure in alfalfa impact the crop? Can shallow incorporation be as effective in conserving N as deeper incorporation? What is the carry over benefit of manure application?    

 




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Upcoming Events

Farm Tour

May 31, 2024
Holland, NY

Good Farmers Guild of WNY will be hosting a farm tour and potluck at Rise'N'Swine Farm on Friday, May 31st at 5 pm. Rise'N'Swine has built a successful business raising cattle, pigs, and chickens on pasture, and has an on-farm butcher shop. After the farm tour, there will be a potluck dinner. Please bring a dish to pass and your own plate, bowl, cup, and cutlery.

Rise'N'Swine Farm is located at 9806 Wagner Rd, Holland, NY 14080. There is ample parking in front of the farmshop. Farmers, people who work on farms, and ag service providers are welcome at this free event!

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Farm Tour and Potluck at Rise'N'Swine Farm

May 31, 2024
Holland, NY

Join the Good Farmer's Guild for a potluck and farm tour at Rise'N'Swine Farm to learn about their pasture-raised livestock and on-farm USDA red meat processing facility. The event is free, and you may bring a dish to pass.

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Broiler Field Day at Sunny Cove Farm

June 6, 2024
Alfred Station, NY

Join us for a field day to explore broiler production, processing, and finances. Meghan Snyder of Sunny Cove Farm will be our host. She raises small batches of organic broilers, processing them on-farm under the 1,000 bird exemption.

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