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November 2022

"Meat" Your Farmer - Cattaraugus County

November 5, 2022
1pm - 3pm
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Cattaraugus County
Ellicottville, NY

This event brings together livestock farmers and the community through a pop-up farmer's market, tasting of locally sourced meats, and an educational program about buying bulk meat. We are currently looking for participating farmers to set up booths and donate meats for the tasting!

Feeder School - SWNY - CANCELLED due to low registrations

November 9, 2022
10am-3:00pm
Karr Dairy Farm
Hornell, NY

Feeder School - SWNY - CANCELLED due to low registrations

Join CCE and PRO-DAIRY for a Feeder School on November 9th. This hands-on in-person program will bring Cornell and Industry experts to cover essential cow nutrition and ingredient management, on-farm sampling, and dry matter testing, among others. Everyone is welcome to participate, and this program will focus on skills for managers or employees that work directly with farm feed management. We will offer English & Spanish stations so we can accommodate everyone in one training! We are waiting for you there! 

Labor Roadshow VI

November 9, 2022
8:30am - 4:30pm
Genesee Community College-Batavia Campus
Batavia, NY

Labor Roadshow VI

New York's Ag Workforce Development Council (AWDC) Labor Roadshow VI heads back on the road with three in person sites and one online option for 2022.  The program will run from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Registration is required.

"Meat" Your Farmer - Chautauqua County

November 9, 2022
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Fluvanna Volunteer Fire Department
Jamestown, NY

These events bring together livestock farmers and the community through a pop-up farmer's market, tasting of locally sourced meats, and an educational program about buying bulk meat. We are currently looking for participating farmers to set up booths and donate meats for the tasting!

Cornell Professional Sheep Shearing School at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

November 11 - November 12, 2022 : Cornell Professional Sheep Shearing School at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
8:30am-4:00pm
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

Cornell Professional Sheep Shearing School at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

This two day in-person training is for shearers with prior experience who are looking to make shearing a profession. Instruction will include the shearing pattern, blade sharpening techniques, physical fitness, hand piece maintenance, shearing resources from the American Sheep Industry Association (ASI), and more. 

Webinar: Raising and Managing Cows for Automated Milking Systems

November 16, 2022
12:30pm-1:30pm
Zoom

Webinar: Raising and Managing Cows for Automated Milking Systems

We are pleased to invite all dairy farmers that transitioned or are transitioning to AMS, stakeholders, and students to the webinar: "Raising and Managing Cows for Automated Milking Systems." This event is free to the public and will be held over Zoom on Wednesday, November 16th from 12:30 pm -1:30 pm (Eastern time). 

Registration is required by visiting https://events.anr.msu.edu/cowsAMS/. The presentation will be recorded for those who are not able to attend the meeting and will be automatically sent to those who have registered. We will have ample time for Q&A following the official program, so please bring your questions to have them answered by our experts!

December 2022

Economic Feasibility Case Study of Co-Digestion of Manure and Food Waste on a Northern New York Dairy Farm

December 1, 2022
12pm - 1pm EST
Webinar

Are you interested in exploring whether a manure and food waste co-digestion enterprise might be feasible at your dairy? This webinar will present the economic feasibility of two scenarios of anaerobic co-digestion on a case dairy farm located in Northern New York.

January 2023

Assessing Trends and Advancing Research for Smart Solar

January 11, 2023
11:30am - 12:30pm
Zoom

Please join us on Wednesday January 11th between 11:30 and 12:30 to learn how American Farmland Trust is advancing Smart Solar principles in New York. The session will include highlighting cutting edge research led by Cornell University and its Sustainable Solar initiative.  We will invite questions and discussion for an interactive session intended to inform farmers, farm advisors and others interested in the future of New York farmland.  Please register for the event here: https://forms.office.com/r/meZcV1Yaph  

Genesee Valley Winter Ag Producer Meeting: Field Crops and Livestock

Event Offers DEC Credits

January 18, 2023
9:45am - 12:05pm
Centerville Town Meeting Space
Centerville, NY

Genesee Valley Winter Ag Producer Meetings are open to all local farmers, growers, and ag industry folks. DEC credits available: 0.5 in 1a & 21 (commercial app. ag plant & field crops, private) 0.5 in 1b & 31 (ag animal commercial & ag animal private). To register, call Lynn Bliven at 716-244-0290.

2023 Agriculture and Food Business Outlook Conference

January 20, 2023
9am-3pm
Cornell University (Stocking Hall)

New York agricultural leaders learn about the short-and long-term outlook for agriculture and agricultural products. Breakout sessions concentrate on dairy, grains and feed, and horticultural products.

NYBPA Winter Conference, Annual Meeting and Awards

January 20 - January 21, 2023
DoubleTree by Hilton
East Syracuse, NY

FEATURES:

Buffet Dinner with Keynote Speaker TEMPLE GRANDIN

Breakfast Hour

Trade Show

Conference:

 Financial Sustainability & Technology's Role in It

 Rising Input Costs - Time to Pinch Your Pennies

 You take care of the cows; who takes care of you?

 Roundtable Discussion with American Angus, Hereford, Simmental & Red Angus Associations

 Building Resiliency Through the Limbs of Sustainability - Why Beef is Critical

 DC Updates & Discussion - What's on the Radar for NY

 and more.....

REGISTER

The Northeast Grazing and Livestock Conference

January 20 - January 21, 2023
Virtual

New this year, Northeast grazing-focused organizations, including Maine Grass Farmers Network, Granite State Grazers, The Livestock Institute, Vermont Grass Farmers Association and the Cornell Cooperative Extension Capital Agriculture & Horticulture Program (hosts of Winter Greenup NY), are hosting a region-wide grazing conference.

The 2023 Northeast Grazing and Livestock Conference is the largest of its kind in New England, gathering over 300 participants from the northeast for two days of networking and educational workshops. Dr. Allen Williams will keynote the conference with a two-hour discussion on adaptive grazing. Additional programming will feature peer to peer farmer networking and practical implementation of managed grazing practices.

Farm Accounting with QuickBooks (Online Course)

January 11, 2023
January 18, 2023
January 25, 2023
February 1, 2023
February 8, 2023

12pm - 1:30pm EST
Online Course

The CCE South Central NY Dairy and Field Crops Team is pleased to offer Farm Accounting with QuickBooks Online in 2023. By combining the theory and practice of farm business accounting into a single class, this class empowers students to set up and maintain a record keeping system that is accurate, efficient, and useful. The course is delivered in an online format, providing self-paced learning from the comfort of home.

Setting Your Financial Goals Early On! With CCE Cattaraugus County 4-H Youth Development Program

January 25, 2023
6:30pm - 7:30pm
CCE-Cattaraugus Auditorium
Ellicottville, NY

Isn't it such an exciting day when your Livestock Auction check arrives in the mail? Join Katelyn Walley-Stoll, Cornell Cooperative Extension's Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Program Team Leader and Farm Business Management Specialist, to learn more about financial management (but in a fun way). Topics will include setting up a production budget, planning for project expenses and incomes, and setting financial goals. Participants will have the chance to explore setting up a financial record-keeping system, determine if their project is making a profit, and leave with their 2023 Farm Financial Resolutions.

Dairy Technology Tuesdays

January 10, 2023
January 17, 2023
January 24, 2023
January 31, 2023
February 7, 2023
February 14, 2023
February 21, 2023

12:30pm - 1:30pm EST
Webinar

Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY and Cornell Cooperative Extensions are offering a seven-part webinar series with cutting-edge information about dairy technology from industry experts. If you are thinking about incorporating new technology or have already implemented innovative technology this series is for you. 

The webinars will be held from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST, Tuesdays, from January 10 to February 21, 2023. The webinars are available at no cost, thanks to the generous support of our industry sponsors. Preregistration is required. Register once for access to all webinars. More information is available at cals.cornell.edu/dairy-technology-Tuesdays.

FarmOps: Setting Your Farm Financial Resolutions - A FREE, 2-Part, Live Seminar for Veterans

January 31, 2023 : FarmOps: Setting Your Farm Financial Resolutions - A FREE, 2-Part, Live Seminar for Veterans
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Online via Zoom

FarmOps: Setting Your Farm Financial Resolutions - A FREE, 2-Part, Live Seminar for Veterans


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Upcoming Events

2024 Aurora Farm Field Day

Event Offers DEC Credits

August 1, 2024
Aurora, NY

The annual Cornell Field Crop Research Field Day will be Thursday, August 1 at the Musgrave Research Farm, Aurora, N.Y. The program features walking and hay wagon tours in the morning and afternoon. 

2024 Broiler Field Day at Laughing Earth Farm

August 19, 2024 : 2024 Broiler Field Day at Laughing Earth Farm
Cropseyville, NY

Join us for a free field day to explore broiler production, processing, and finances. Zack and Annie Metzger will be our hosts. They have run this 200 year-old small diversified farm for 8 years. They process their poultry in a 20C kitchen, where they produce value-added products like sausage and dehydrated chicken feet.

2024 Broiler Field Day at Majestic Farm

August 20, 2024 : 2024 Broiler Field Day at Majestic Farm
Mountaindale, NY

Join us for a free field day to explore broiler production, processing, and finances. Brett and Sara Budde will be our hosts. They raise slow-growth organic broilers on their diversified farm in large flocks on woodland pasture. Their birds are processed into whole birds, parts, and chicken sausage.

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