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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

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

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:  

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
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


Buffet Dinner with Keynote Speaker TEMPLE GRANDIN

Breakfast Hour

Trade Show


 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.....


The Northeast Grazing and Livestock Conference

January 20 - January 21, 2023

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

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

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

February 2023

New York Pork Producers Annual Meeting 2023 A Focus on Small Scale Swine Production

February 18, 2023
Quality Inn - Waterloo
Waterloo, NY

New York Pork Producers Annual Meeting 2023 A Focus on Small Scale Swine Production

This year's meeting will focus on swine production for small-scale producers and will feature lectures on profitable meat marketing, pig pasture management, the National Pork Producers, and an update on African Swine Fever in NY. The New York Pork Producers Annual Meeting will follow. All pork producers and all interested in pork production are invited and encouraged to attend.

Forage and Pasture Management Workshop

February 25, 2023
9:30am - 3:30pm
Pioneer High School
Yorkshire, NY

Forage and Pasture Management Workshop

Registration is now open for this in-person workshop, which features classes on a variety of topics centered around stored forage and pasture management.  

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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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