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Robotic Milking System Farm Tour
July 12, 2022
11:00am - 1:00 pm
Frontier Brook Farm
Conewango Valley, NY
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
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August 31, 2022
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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
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.
July 13, 2022
Hendrickson's Grazing Acres
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
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 email@example.com
Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship
August 2, 2022
-DGA opportunities available as an Apprentice or farmer Mentor
-What managed grazing looks like on a dairy farm, with real life scenarios
Irrigation Pasture Walk - Birds All Dairy
August 17, 2022
Birds All Dairy
If you are interested in learning more about Kim's irrigation system, there will be a pasture walk at their farm on August 17th at noon. The farm is located at 3642 Old Worden Rd, Canaseraga NY 14882. Bring a dish to pass or $5 for lunch.
Making a Living Farming - Springville, NY August 24th, 4:30pm - 7:30pm
August 24, 2022
4:30 pm - 6:00pm (formal program) ; 6:00pm - 7:30pm (tomato tasting)
Dirt Rich Farm
Join the Young Farmer's Coalition of WNY and the Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York for a presentation on how to make a living farming, USDA-NRCS support programs for small and beginning farmers, and how to achieve organic certification. A light dinner will be served and a tomato tasting will start at 6pm, following the formal program.
Ticks - What are they? How they can affect your livestock and how to effectively manage them.
August 23 - August 24, 2022
12pm - 3:45pm EST
Join the National Cattlemen's Beef Association and U.S. Department of Agriculture for a two-day virtual symposium, August 23rd and 24th, on ticks. The program will especially focus attention on the Asian Longhorned Tick (ALT) and its potential impact on the U.S. cattle industry.
This webinar is for cattle producers, state animal health officials, veterinarians, and other industry stakeholders interested in learning how to identify the ALT and better manage its associated diseases and spread.
What You Need to Know About the New CAFO Permit
August 30, 2022
On Tuesday, August 30 at 12:00 PM, Northeast Dairy Producers Association (NEDPA), Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY and NY Farm Bureau will host an educational webinar for farmers, custom applicators, and environmental planners to review the new CAFO permit. The permit was released on July 22, 2022 and will go into effect on January 23, 2023.
Cover Crop Field Day 2022
September 9, 2022
12:30pm - 2pm
Providence Farm Collective
Orchard Park , NY
Join the SWNY Dairy, Livestock and Field Crop Program for a cover crop field day! Three cover crop plots consisting of sorghum sudangrass, teff, and buckwheat were seeded in mid-July, and this field day will evaluate their performance to date and provide opportunities to learn more about how they can fit into your operation.
Managing Colostrum Supply: What Farm Management and Nutritional Factors are Associated with Colostrum Yield
September 14, 2022
Ingestion of an adequate amount of high-quality colostrum is essential for the growth and health of newborn calves, yet many farms struggle to manage periods of low colostrum supply. This webinar will overview colostrum components and discuss findings from a recent study describing nutritional and farm management factors associated with colostrum production. Colostrum feeding and monitoring programs will also be covered in a panel discussion. This event is free of charge, but registration is required.
September 16, 2022
2pm - 4pm
Zoom webinar hosted by Syngenta providing an update on the current status of Atrazine and the impending comment period in the Federal Register.
Finger Lakes Fiber Festival
September 17 - September 18, 2022
Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm
Join us for shopping, classes, lectures, and demonstrations!
2022 Cornell Sheep & Goat Symposium on Grazing Management for Goats and Sheep
September 16 - September 17, 2022
Cornell University/Frank Morrison Hall
- Pasture walk at the Cornell Solar Farms
- Forage walk at the Cornell Forage Plots
- Managed Grazing 101
- Forage Basics
- Making Grazing Management Decisions
- Solving Problem Spots in your Pastures
- Potential Tools for Managing Internal Parasites in Pastured Small Ruminants
- Grazing Sheep on Solar Farms
- Using Goats to Manage Vegetation Challenges and Enhance Grazing Environments and Landscape
See attachments for registration form and other information.
Fall 2022 CleanSweep NY **Registration deadline 9/19**
September 19, 2022
Falconer, Hornell, Watkins Glen & Castle Creek, NY
The Fall 2022 CleanSweepNY collection event will take place in Chautauqua, Steuben, Schuyler and Broome counties. Farmers and pesticide applicators/technicians from neighboring counties are encouraged to participate at one of these locations.
Agribusiness & Chamber of Commerce - What Does This Partnership Look Like?
May 30, 2023
The Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce is interested in working with more agribusiness' in Chautauqua County. Join this workshop with representatives from the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce to learn how a partnership with them would be a great next step for your agribusiness. They will also walk us through their online sales platform, ShopLocalCHQ. This is such an exciting time for collaborations and working to get the word out about locally sourced products of any kind!
Challenges and Opportunities of Managing Transition Cows on AMS
June 1, 2023
Join us for a live webinar on June 1st, 2023, at noon (ET), where we will discuss the challenges and opportunities of managing transition cows on automated milking systems (AMS).
TALK DAIRY TO ME: Facts, Fiction &FAQ's
June 1, 2023
From farming to processing and health to sustainability, both consumers and healthcare professionals have questions about dairy foods. With widespread information available online and in the media, it can feel overwhelming to discern fact from fiction. In this webinar, our dairy experts address common questions and misconceptions that can help health and wellness professionals feel confident in evidence-based guidance when it comes to dairy's role in health and sustainability.
No announcements at this time.