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May 2022

Evaluating a Goat for Purchase

May 5, 2022
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Online Webinar - Zoom

Evaluating a Goat for Purchase

This free, virtual webinar takes students through what to look for when purchasing these compact, hardy, and entertaining animals. Our discussion topics will include breeds & production considerations, purchasing options, common diseases to look out for, and integrating newcomers into the herd.

Finger Lakes Sheep Producers Co-Op Annual Wool Pool - May 18th, 20th, and 21st

May 18, 2022
May 18th - 10am - 4pm; May 20th - 9am - 4pm; May 21st - 9am - 2pm
Rodman Lott and Son Farms
Seneca Falls, NY

Finger Lakes Sheep Producers Co-Op Annual Wool Pool - May 18th, 20th, and 21st

The Finger Lakes Wool pool will be held in Seneca Falls this year. Pricing is $0.32 for clean wool and $0.07 for off-sorts, with a $10 membership fee per farm. Compensation options are available.

Profitable Meat Marketing Workshops

May 19, 2022
7pm-8:30pm
Zoom

This webinar covers the approach used for setting meat prices, both for bulk and by-the-cut sales, using the Cornell Meat Price Calculator (MPC). Attendees will learn what data to collect from their farm and how to use the new MPC. The MPC is a user-friendly online tool for farmers that allows them to set prices that ensure they reach farm financial goals. The webinar will be recorded and shared, so that farms using the MPC can play it back when they are ready to use the MPC.  

Soil Sampling for Success - A Seminar for NYS and NJ Veterans

May 23, 2022
6pm - 7:30pm
Online Via Zoom

Are you planting things in soil? (We're guessing the answer is probably yes). Then you need a soil sample! NYS and NJ Veterans are invited to join Cornell Cooperative Extension Specialists, Amy Barkley and Katelyn Walley-Stoll, to learn more about soil sampling in a FREE virtual seminar. This will take place on Monday, May 23rd, 2022 from 6pm - 7:30pm via Zoom. Registration is required before May 20th by visiting tinyurl.com/SoilSample22.

Profitable Meat Marketing Workshops

May 25, 2022
7pm-8:30pm
Zoom

This webinar covers the approach used for setting meat prices, both for bulk and by-the-cut sales, using the Cornell Meat Price Calculator (MPC). Attendees will learn what data to collect from their farm and how to use the new MPC. The MPC is a user-friendly online tool for farmers that allows them to set prices that ensure they reach farm financial goals. The webinar will be recorded and shared, so that farms using the MPC can play it back when they are ready to use the MPC.  

On-Farm Dairy Processing Online Series 2022

May 25, 2022
June 1, 2022
June 8, 2022

On-Farm Dairy Processing Online Series 2022

A FREE, virtual three part webinar series for dairy producers interested in diversifying or vertically integrating their business. Our discussion will include market availability and considerations, business planning and goals, interacting with regulatory agencies, planning requirements, and equipment types and layout, audit readiness, compliance training and record keeping.

June 2022

On-Farm Dairy Processing Online Series 2022

May 25, 2022
June 1, 2022
June 8, 2022

On-Farm Dairy Processing Online Series 2022

A FREE, virtual three part webinar series for dairy producers interested in diversifying or vertically integrating their business. Our discussion will include market availability and considerations, business planning and goals, interacting with regulatory agencies, planning requirements, and equipment types and layout, audit readiness, compliance training and record keeping.

Young Farmers Coalition of WNY Farmer's Potluck

June 4, 2022
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Groundwork Market Garden
Buffalo, NY

Young Farmers Coalition of WNY Farmer's Potluck

All farmers are invited to this networking event where we will share ideas, pool resources, tour a local farm, and enjoy good company. 

IPM / FAMACHA Workshop

June 10, 2022
5:30pm - 8:30pm
The Shepherd's Place
Houghton, NY

IPM / FAMACHA Workshop

Join us for dinner and a hands-on training on how to manage, test for, and treat for internal parasites in small ruminants.

Parasite Management and Pasture Health

June 15, 2022
6pm - 7:30pm
Online via Zoom

Thinking about raising animals on pasture this season? NY & NJ Veterans are invited to join Cornell Cooperative Extension Specialists, Amy Barkley and Katelyn Walley-Stoll, to learn more about parasite management and pasture health in a FREE virtual seminar. This will take place on Wednesday, June 15th, 2022 from 6pm - 7:30pm via Zoom. Registration is required by visiting tinyurl.com/Pasture22.

New York Tax Incentives for Farm Employers: Overtime, Investment and Employee Retention

June 21, 2022
11am - 12:30pm EDT
Webinar

In the 2022 State of the State and State Budget, Governor Hochul announced three significant tax credits that are applicable to many farmers in New York: - The Farm Worker Overtime Tax Credit - reimburses farms for overtime expenses if the threshold is reduced below 60 hours per week....

Baby Mama Drama (Goat Reproduction and Kidding)

June 29, 2022
6pm - 7:30pm
Online via Zoom

Baby Mama Drama (Goat Reproduction and Kidding)

Are you ready for your goats to give birth? NY & NJ Veterans are invited to join Cornell Cooperative Extension Specialists, Amy Barkley and Katelyn Walley-Stoll, to learn more about parasite management and pasture health in a FREE virtual seminar. This will take place on Wednesday, June 29thh, 2022 from 6pm - 7:30pm via Zoom. Registration is required by visiting tinyurl.com/BabyGoat22.

Farms Under Threat 2040: Choosing an Abundant Future

June 29, 2022
12pm
Webinar

American farmland and ranchland are rapidly disappearing, threatening our food security, undermining the agricultural economy, and making us vulnerable to climate shocks. What can be done? 

July 2022

Robotic Milking System Farm Tour

July 12, 2022
11:00am - 1:00 pm
Frontier Brook Farm
Conewango Valley, NY

Robotic Milking System Farm Tour

Join us to tour the farm, talk about managing cows under robotic system, enjoy lunch, socialize with other farms, and learn from each other.

2022 Soil Health & Climate Resiliency Field Days

July 13, 2022
July 20, 2022
July 25, 2022
July 28, 2022
August 2, 2022
August 4, 2022
August 9, 2022
August 25, 2022
August 31, 2022

Tines vary based on dates and locations

Join the New York Soil Health team and partner organizations at a soil health field day! The statewide event series will take place May-August 2022.

 More details and registration will be available soon.

Goat Herd and Foot Health

July 13, 2022
6pm - 7:30pm

Goat Herd and Foot Health

Let's learn to hoof trim and care for goats! NY & NJ Veterans are invited to join Cornell Cooperative Extension Specialists, Amy Barkley and Katelyn Walley-Stoll, to learn more about goat herd and foot health in a FREE virtual seminar. This will take place on Wednesday, July 13th, 2022 from 6pm - 7:30pm via Zoom. Registration is required by visiting tinyurl.com/GoatHealth22.

Pasture Walk

July 13, 2022
7pm-8:30pm
Hendrickson's Grazing Acres
Gainesville, NY

Pasture Walk

Join us for a pasture walk Wednesday, July 13 from 7:00-8:30 pm at Hendrickson's Grazing Acres, the farm of Jim and Stephanie Hendrickson. We will be meeting at the barn at 5702 Route 19, Gainesville, NY. They have worked for many years to set up a very nice rotationally grazed system for their beef herd. They finish their steers and sell through the freezer trade.


Young Farmers Coalition of WNY Ice Cream Social

July 19, 2022
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Healing Poem Farm
Java, NY

Young Farmers Coalition of WNY Ice Cream Social

The Young Farmer's Coalition of WNY is having an ice cream social and discussion circle at Healing Poem Farm (4598 RT-78, Java) where we'll talk about the barriers that many young and beginning farmers face to starting farms, including access to farmland, capital, training, and health care. Please RSVP to yfc_wny@gmail.com


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Upcoming Events

2022 Soil Health & Climate Resiliency Field Days

July 13, 2022
July 20, 2022
July 25, 2022
July 28, 2022
August 2, 2022
August 4, 2022
August 9, 2022
August 25, 2022
August 31, 2022

Join the New York Soil Health team and partner organizations at a soil health field day! The statewide event series will take place May-August 2022.

 More details and registration will be available soon.

Finger Lakes Fiber Festival

September 17 - September 18, 2022
Hemlock, NY

Join us for shopping, classes, lectures, and demonstrations!

Beef x Dairy Workshop - Postponed to Winter time!

April 27, 2022
November 23, 2022

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