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June 2023

TALK DAIRY TO ME: Facts, Fiction &FAQ's

June 1, 2023
1pm
Webinar

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.  

Webinar-Challenges and Opportunities of Managing Transition Cows on AMS

June 1, 2023
12:00pm-1:15pm ET
virtual

Webinar-Challenges and Opportunities of Managing Transition Cows on AMS

Please join MSU Extension and Cornell Cooperative Extension Regional Teams for our talk with Pete Maslyn of Hemdale Dairy and Todd Ward of Direct Dairy Nutrition Services on managing transition cows on automated milking systems (AMS).

Challenges and Opportunities of Managing Transition Cows on AMS

June 1, 2023
12 to 1:15 p.m. ET
Zoom

Challenges and Opportunities of Managing Transition Cows on AMS

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).

2023 Dairy Nutrition & Management Shortcourse

June 5 - June 9, 2023
W. H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute
Chazy, NY

2023 Dairy Nutrition & Management Shortcourse

This course is designed primarily for early career nutritionists and allied industry professionals seeking a more comprehensive foundation in the principles of dairy cattle nutrition and their application within dairy herd management.

Hogs, Hops & Honey - Oh My! A FREE Live seminar for Veterans.

June 7, 2023
6pm
Webinar

Have you ever tried Hipcamp? What about pick-your-own veggies? On-farm dairy processing? Goat yoga? What about all of those at the same time?! Farm production diversification can be an important way to manage risk, increase revenues, and increase profitability. However, it can also be an easy trap to spread limited resources even further! Join Katelyn to learn more about enterprise analysis and determine how diversification can help you. Presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension's Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Specialists. 

Registration is REQUIRED by visiting https://tinyurl.com/OhMyFarm or call Kelly at 585-268-7644. 

Participation in this event will include the opportunity to hear from the Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops program's Farm Business Management Specialist, Katelyn Walley-Stoll. SWNYDLFC is a partnership between Cornell University and the five Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations of Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, and Steuben Counties. Their work for this program is financially supported through the Northeast Extension Risk Mangement Education program. This material is based upon work supported by USDA/NIFA under Award Number 2021‐70027‐34693.


2023 Small Grains Management Field Day

Event Offers DEC Credits

June 8, 2023
10am - 12pm
Poormon Farms
Seneca Falls , NY

2023 Small Grains Management Field Day

Interested in small grains? Attend this years Small Grains Management Field Day at Poormon Farms in Seneca Falls! You'll have the opportunity to hear about crop development, management considerations, weed management, and much more. 

Small Grains Management Field Day 2023

June 8, 2023
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Fleur De Lis BrewWorks

Small Grains Management Field Day 2023

The date for the annual Small Grains Management Field day sponsored by the Integrated Field Crop, Soil and Pest Management Program Work Team, has been set for June 8! It will again be held in conjunction with Poormon Farms in Seneca Falls, NY. Please park in the designated lot at Fleur De Lis. Registration check-in and light refreshments will begin at 9:30 am with the program running from 10 am - noon. New this year is the opportunity to network with other attendees at Fleur De Lis farm brewery at the conclusion of the event!

ABC's of EPD's

June 10, 2023
9am-11am
Cornell Cooperative Extension Cattaraugus County
Ellicottville, NY

Sire selection is one of the most important aspects of any breeding operation. Selecting a good herd sire is based on many factors and the effects of that decision will last for generations to come. We can use them not only to help make great brood cows but also to aid in building a quality feeder calf to capture premium prices at auction. Join your fellow beef producers in an interactive environment to learn more about Expected Progeny Differences (EPD) and Sire Selection.

Phil will discuss the ins and outs of EPD's and their importance in choosing your next herd sire. As well as ways to capture those premiums on your feeder calves at the sale barn.
**BQA Recertification forms will be available for those who need recert. credits. **

Light refreshments will be provided.

RSVP by June 3, 2023

Chelsey Nelson - (716) 801-1855  valleyviewfarms@hotmail.com
Abby Luzier - (585) 369-4044  ajl387@cornell.edu

New York State Fiber Conference

June 11, 2023
9am-4pm
Butternut Hill Campground
Bouckville, NY

This one day conference is for new and beginning animal fiber producers who are looking for additional information to better make educated decisions regarding what species and breed of animal to raise and their efforts to produce, use or market their animal's fiber. Producers and potential producers from New York State and throughout the Northeast US are welcome to attend. Participants will leave with a better understanding of what they can do with their animal fiber or its value-added products to increase its market value; whether marketed through direct-to-consumer channels, commodity markets or wholesale.

*CANCELLED* Artificial Insemination Training Course ~ Spanish

June 12 - June 13, 2023
9am - 3pm each day
Insight Dairy, LLC
Little Falls, NY

*CANCELLED* Artificial Insemination Training Course ~ Spanish

*CANCELLED* Two-day course.  Lunch included.  The course will have classroom and practical components.  Registration limited to 12 Spanish speaking individuals.  AI tool kits also available for an additional cost.

Wildfires, Smoke & Livestock

June 13 - June 15, 2023
9PM EST
Webinar

Wildfires, Smoke & Livestock

This webinar series aims to provide educational content to livestock producers, focusing on preparedness for wildfires, caring for livestock prior to and during wildfires, and providing the most updated information on research on wildfire smoke exposure and its effects on livestock health and performance. 

Agritourism Workshops Monthly! - Agritourism Pricing Workshop

June 20, 2023
12:00pm-1:00pm
virtual

Agritourism Workshops Monthly! - Agritourism Pricing Workshop

Are you thinking of starting an agritourism business or are you currently operating one?

Join our monthly lunch-hour, workshop virtual series and learn how to grow your agritourism business!

Each session will focus on specific topic to help aspiring agritourism entrepreneurs grow their knowledge and profit through this exciting on-farm business.

Cost: Free to attend, but registration required!

Staffing and Organizing Your Team

June 22, 2023
June 29, 2023
July 6, 2023
July 13, 2023
July 20, 2023
July 27, 2023

3pm-4pm
Webinar

Course applicable to all agricultural commodities

Cornell Agricultural Workforce Development has opened registration for Staffing and Organizing Your Team, a six-week course in the Supervisory Leadership Certificate program. Staffing and Organizing Your Team materials release June 16, 2023 and live weekly Zoom discussions will be held from 3 to 4 PM ET each Thursday from June 22 through July 27, 2023. Participation in the live sessions is highly encouraged and provides a valued opportunity for peer-to-peer learning and networking. Registration is $275 and closes June 16. Continuing education credits are now available for this course and the Supervisory Leadership Certificate program. Course topics include: becoming a preferred employer, personnel planning, job descriptions, recruiting and interviewing, hiring and onboarding.

Ardent Mills Tour and Marketing Local Grains

June 23, 2023
1pm - 4:30pm
Albany, NY

An education and networking opportunity for conventional & organic grain growers, organic grain buyers and ag professionals.

Dairy Grazing Pasture Walk at Houston Farms

June 27, 2023
1pm-3pm
Houston Farms
Groton, Ny

Dairy Grazing Pasture Walk at Houston Farms

Learn how rotational grazing and other conservation practices enhance farm viability for the 4th and 5th generations on a small dairy in Groton, NY.

2023 Cornell Seed Growers Field Day

Event Offers DEC Credits

June 30, 2023
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
NYSIP Foundation Seed Barn
Ithaca, NY

For seed growers and other seed professionals

DEC and CCA continuing education credits requested

July 2023

Pasture Walk at Horizon Ridge Farms

July 6, 2023
6pm-8pm
East Aurora, Ny

Bob Kozlowski has been working for 8 years to improve his 30 acres of pastures to graze 30 beef cows. Soil amendments, frost seeding, and intensive rotation have helped and would like to keep improving them. Join Nancy Glazier, NWNY Team and Amy Barkley, SWNY Team for a  supper and pasture walk Thursday, July 6 from 6 - 8 pm at 12367 Bullis Rd, East Aurora, NY.

We will explore:

  • Early season forage quality and yield comparisons.
  • Clover vs. Nitrogen fertilizer.
  • Soil test reports - past and current.
  • The "Tighty Whities" test.

The event is free thanks to the partial support of National Grazing Lands Coalition. Registration is required for headcount for the meal. 

Register by July 5.

                                                                                            This event is one in a series hosted by CCE Allegany; CCE Chautauqua; CCE Livingston; CCE NWNY Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team; & CCE SWNY Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Team. 

Photo credit: Horizon Ridge Farms

Pasture Walk at Horizon Ridge Farms

July 6, 2023
6pm - 8pm
East Aurora , NY

Pasture Walk at Horizon Ridge Farms

Bob Kozlowski has been working for 8 years to improve his 30 acres of pastures to graze 30 beef cows. Soil amendments, frost seeding, and intensive rotation have helped and would like to keep improving them. Join Nancy Glazier, NWNY Team and Amy Barkley, SWNY Team for a supper and pasture walk Thursday, July 6 from 6 - 8 pm at 12367 Bullis Rd, East Aurora, NY.

Staffing and Organizing Your Team

June 22, 2023
June 29, 2023
July 6, 2023
July 13, 2023
July 20, 2023
July 27, 2023

3pm-4pm
Webinar

Course applicable to all agricultural commodities

Cornell Agricultural Workforce Development has opened registration for Staffing and Organizing Your Team, a six-week course in the Supervisory Leadership Certificate program. Staffing and Organizing Your Team materials release June 16, 2023 and live weekly Zoom discussions will be held from 3 to 4 PM ET each Thursday from June 22 through July 27, 2023. Participation in the live sessions is highly encouraged and provides a valued opportunity for peer-to-peer learning and networking. Registration is $275 and closes June 16. Continuing education credits are now available for this course and the Supervisory Leadership Certificate program. Course topics include: becoming a preferred employer, personnel planning, job descriptions, recruiting and interviewing, hiring and onboarding.

Beef Herd Pasture Walk: Managed Grazing System- Design & Management

July 12, 2023
6:30 - 8:00 pm EST
The Weller Farm
Weedsport, NY

Beef Herd Pasture Walk: Managed Grazing System- Design & Management

Host Greg Weller will share his experience 

  • Establishing the farm
  • Review design of a managed grazing system including building grazing infrastructure
  • Managing a cow/calf  pair operation
  • Pasture management, pasture species
  • Supplementing pasture with difficult weather patterns (drought & drowning)
  • Marketing strategies
  • Accessing cost-share programs and technical assistance from the county Soil and Water Conservation District & NRCS

 

Processing Poultry for Meat Production: A FREE Live Seminar for Veterans.

July 12, 2023
6pm
Webinar

Respectfully, safely, and efficiently process broilers for meat production.

Small scale broiler production is a great way to diversify your farm. Raising broilers for meat production has a relatively short turn around time, low investment, and can help grow your farm's production. Join Livestock Specialist, Amy Barkley, to learn the basics of meat bird processing. Topics include food safety, required materials, finishing broilers, and marketing regulations. Registration is REQUIRED by visiting https://tinyurl.com/Processing...  or call Kelly at 585-268-7644. 

2023 Soil Health and Climate Resiliency Field Day

Event Offers DEC Credits

July 13, 2023
10 am - 3 pm
Rodman Lott and Son Farms
Seneca Falls, NY

2023 Soil Health and Climate Resiliency Field Day

Central, NY - Seneca Falls
Cover Crops + Reduced Tillage

Presenters: 
Kathryn Bushley; Biological Control of Soybean Cyst Nematode, USDA -ARS Emerging Pests & Pathogens Unit
Matt Ryan; Cover Crops for Sustainable Agriculture, Cornell University
Vipan Kumar; A fresh look at Weed Management, Cornell University 

Register online or by phone
www.fielddays.newyorksoilhealt... 
315-568-4366 (Seneca Co. SWCD)

Registration Fee $10 |  2 DEC Credits Available 
BBQ Lunch included

Pasture Walk at Heaven Scent Farm

July 13, 2023
12pm-3pm
Heaven Scent Farm
Bath, NY

Pasture Walk at Heaven Scent Farm

Join Cornell Cooperative Extension and Jerry Stewart of Heaven Scent Farm to learn about how soil health impacts pasture. We will have a tour of Jerry's small dairy and pastures, perform calculations on forage density, learn how to interpret forage and soil test results and use those results to help understand weed management, and learn about how soil health impacts pasture characteristics through the various soil health demonstrations. The activities will have a hands-on focus and provide you with tools that you can take back to your farm. All are welcome, regardless of what livestock you raise!

Brighter Future Fund (grant)

July 15, 2023

Brighter Future Fund (grant)

Applications for the 2023 round of the Brighter Future Fund are now open!

Apply before July 15th! 

Sundaes on the Farm

July 16, 2023
12 - 3 pm
Engelbert Farms
​Nichols, NY

Sundaes on the Farm

FREE ADMISSION - This free celebration of local agriculture is held by the Tioga County Agricultural Resource Group on a different dairy farm in the county each year. This year's event will be at Engelbert Farms in Nichols, NY. Parking for the event will be at Kirby Park. There is fun for the whole family with learning stations around the farm and FREE ice cream, yogurt, cheese and milk!!!

Agritourism Workshops Monthly! - Marketing Your Agritourism Operation

July 17, 2023
12:00pm-1:00pm
virtual

Agritourism Workshops Monthly! - Marketing Your Agritourism Operation

Are you thinking of starting an agritourism business or are you currently operating one?

Join our monthly lunch-hour, workshop virtual series and learn how to grow your agritourism business!

Each session will focus on specific topic to help aspiring agritourism entrepreneurs grow their knowledge and profit through this exciting on-farm business.

Cost: Free to attend, but registration required!

Bovine Reproduction and A.I. Training Course (English and Spanish)

July 18 - July 19, 2023
9:30am - 3:00pm
Clinton County in the Morning/Adirondack Farms in Afternoon

  • Offered in English and Spanish.
  • Includes materials and lunch both days.
  • Class capped at 10 participants.
  • Must attend both days.


 Adirondack Farms 34 Pardy Road, Plattsburgh, NY

Grasstravaganza 2023, Morrisville NY

July 20 - July 22, 2023
Thursday 2:00pm - Saturday 6:00pm
SUNY Morrisville
Morrisville, NY

Grasstravaganza 2023, Morrisville NY

PLANET GRAZE: Growing Resilient Grazing Systems
Premier Summer Grazing Conference in Morrisville NY. Be inspired to get more from your grazing pastures with leading experts and oustanding in their field farmers. Plus Farm tours! Deadline to sign up is July 13th.

Postponed: Grasstravaganza: PLANET GRAZE: Growing Resilient Grazing Systems

July 20 - July 22, 2023

Postponed: Grasstravaganza: PLANET GRAZE: Growing Resilient Grazing Systems

Join us for a conference specifically designed for farmers, consumers and agriculture professionals.

This year's theme focuses on making farms and grazing management more resilient to short and long-term changes in climate, economics, soil health, consumer preferences and more.


Grasstravaganza

July 20 - July 22, 2023
SUNY Morrisville

Grasstravaganza

This year's theme focuses on making farms and grazing management more resilient to short and longterm
changes in climate, economics, soil health, consumer preferences, and more.

Agricultural Supervisory Leadership: 2 Day Spanish Workshop

July 20 - July 21, 2023
11am-4pm
CCE Ontario
Canandaigua, NY

Agricultural Supervisory Leadership: 2 Day Spanish Workshop

Cornell Agricultural Workforce Development's series of supervisory leadership courses help farm supervisors and managers learn and apply human resource management practices and leadership skills that foster rewarding workplaces and drive business results. After the completion of this Course 1, all participants will receive a certificate of completion that will be one step closer to completing the 6-course series for the Leadership Certificate.

Hands-on Calving & Dystocia Cayuga County Workshop - SPANISH

July 25, 2023
10:00am - 2:00pm
Scipio Springs Dairy
Union Springs, NY

Hands-on Calving & Dystocia Cayuga County Workshop - SPANISH

The workshop will utilize demonstrations and hands-on activities with the life-size cow and calf fetus models, as well as many common tools used during difficult calf deliveries.  Registration fees-$50 pp, lunch included. The program will run from 10:00 am -2:30 pm. Topics will include: Delivering the Calf, Stage of Labor & Calving Tools, Neonatal Management, and Postpartum Care.

This workshop will be delivered in the SPANISH language and will be limited to 10 participants. Registration will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. Don't wait!

This event is held in conjunction with our partners at CCE Cayuga. 

Hands-on Calving & Dystocia Cayuga County Workshop - ENGLISH

July 25, 2023
10:00am - 2:00pm
Scipio Springs Dairy
Union Springs, NY

Hands-on Calving & Dystocia Cayuga County Workshop - ENGLISH

The workshop will utilize demonstrations and hands-on activities with the life-size cow and calf fetus models, as well as many common tools used during difficult calf deliveries.  Registration fees-$50 pp, lunch included. The program will run from 10:00 am -2:30 pm. Topics will include: Delivering the Calf, Stage of Labor & Calving Tools, Neonatal Management, and Postpartum Care.

This workshop will be delivered in the ENGLISH language and will be limited to 10 participants. Registration will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. Don't wait!

This event is held in conjunction with our partners at CCE Cayuga. 

Robotic Feeding and Milking System Farm Tour

July 27, 2023
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Klock Family Farm
LaFargeville, NY

This program is applicable to any dairy farmers who are interested in learning more about robotic milking and feeding systems. Klock Family Farm has one of the only fully automated dairies in NYS, with a Lely robotic milking system and a Lely Vector robotic feeding system.

Dairy Grazing Pasture Walk at Houston Farms

July 27, 2023
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Houston Farms
Groton, NY

Dairy Grazing Pasture Walk at Houston Farms

Learn how rotational grazing and other conservation practices enhance farm viability for the 4th and 5th generations on a small dairy in Groton, NY.

Managing for Quality Milk - Seneca

July 28, 2023
10am-3pm
Romulus Fire Hall
Romulus, NY

Managing for Quality Milk - Seneca

Want to take your tank to the next level? Speakers from all aspects of the dairy industry will provide cutting edge information on topics from teat to tank!

August 2023

DOT Truck Clinic

August 2, 2023
10am - 12pm
CLEREL
Portland, NY

DOT Truck Clinic

ANNOUNCING - Chautauqua County Farm Bureau will be hosting a DOT truck clinic, with the NYS Police, at the Cornell-Portland Lab on August 2, from 10am-12noon. 

This clinic will provide farmers with a power point presentation of rules and regulations for farm equipment and farm trucks use on highways, in addition to a mock truck inspection of a semi truck & trailer (semi truck & trailer).

This is clinic is open to the entire county so all farmers will be welcome.

**More information will follow**

Managing for Quality Milk - Wyoming

August 2, 2023
9:30am-2:30pm
Wyoming County Cooperative Extension
Warsaw, NY

Managing for Quality Milk - Wyoming

**This event has been rescheduled for late October/early November 2023.  We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to a great event this fall!**

2023 Aurora Farm Field Day

August 3, 2023
9:45 am - 3:00 pm
Musgrave Research Farm
Aurora, NY

2023 Aurora Farm Field Day

The annual Cornell Field Crop research field day will be held on Thursday, August 3rd at Musgrave Research Farm in Aurora, NY. The program promises to be stellar with three weed management topics and so much more!

DEC and CCA credits have been requested.

The program is free and open to the public. A light breakfast and free lunch will be provided.

2023 Aurora Farm Field Day

Event Offers DEC Credits

August 3, 2023
9:45 am - 3:00 pm
Musgrave Research Farm
Aurora , NY

2023 Aurora Farm Field Day

The annual Cornell Field Crop research field day will be held on Thursday, August 3rd at Musgrave Research Farm in Aurora, NY. The program promises to be stellar with three weed management topics and so much more!

Value Added Dairy - An Introduction to On-Farm Processing

August 3, 2023
7pm

Join Cornell University CALS Dairy Foods and Cornell Cooperative Extension Specialists for this FREE webinar to learn more about how on-farm dairy processing might fit into your business. This webinar is an introduction for anyone looking to learn more about value-added dairy and will be recorded/distributed to everyone who registers. We will also discuss future learning opportunities associated with recent grant funding from NE-DBIC, including an on-farm tour, discussion groups, and resource development. For any questions or concerns, please contact Katelyn Walley-Stoll (716-640-0522) or Margaret Quasssdorff (585-405-2567). 

REGISTER

Value-Added Dairy: An Introduction to On-Farm Processing Webinar

August 3, 2023

Value-Added Dairy: An Introduction to On-Farm Processing Webinar


Updated: A FREE webinar recording for anyone interested in diversifying or vertically integrating their business to include on-farm value-added dairy processing. Our discussion will introduce market availability and considerations, business planning and goals, and an overview of New York State regulations and compliance.

Beef Quality Assurance Training

August 7, 2023
5 - 7pm
4-H Training Center
Ballston Spa, NY

Beef Quality Assurance Training

Beef Quality Assurance is a nationwide certification program to help ensure a safe, wholesome and quality beef product for consumers.

 

Broiler Field Day at HLW Acres

August 9, 2023
1pm - 4pm
HLW Acres
Attica, NY

Broiler Field Day at HLW Acres

Join us for one of our field days to explore broiler production, processing, and finances. Hermann and Laura Weber run a 5A Small Enterprise poultry processing facility in addition to raising their own broilers.

Summer Crop Tour

August 10, 2023
Rodman Lott & Son Farms
Seneca Falls, NY

Summer Crop Tour
From expert keynote speakers to major industry sponsors, the New York Corn & Soybean Growers Summer Crop tour shines a spotlight on corn and soybean production in the Empire State. This event features relevant, timely, and trendy topics as envisioned by our grower leaders to bring you the most up-to-date information and opportunities for the educational experience you are looking for. Network with New York's best at the Summer Crop Tour!

Cornell High-Cannabinoid Hemp Field Day

August 10, 2023
8:30am - 4:30pm
Cornell AgriTech
Geneva, NY

Cornell High-Cannabinoid Hemp Field Day

The Cornell Field Day will incorporate multiple workshop-style talks on several topics including biochemistry, genetics and breeding, pest management, and high-cannabinoid production. It will also involve discussion panels on the current legal and education environment in NYS. This hands-on field day will have interactive workshops offering DEC credits on soil, disease, and pest management. Digital ag applications and updates on the USDA germplasm repository will also be included.

Cornell Cannabis sativa L. (high-cannabinoid hemp) Field Day

Event Offers DEC Credits

August 10, 2023
8:30am - 4:30pm
AgriTech Campus
Geneva, NY

Cornell Cannabis sativa L. (high-cannabinoid hemp) Field Day

DEC Credits available

Agronomic Weed Management and Cover Crop Field Session

Event Offers DEC Credits

August 15, 2023
3:30 pm - 7:15 pm
CCE Erie's New Property
Orchard Park, NY

Agronomic Weed Management and Cover Crop Field Session

The Cornell University Weed Ecology Lab is proud to announce our workshop event for local growers. This workshop aims to engage and prepare farmers for the challenges they face in the field, including managing troublesome weeds, improving herbicide efficacy, and applying new tricks to care for their fields.

Farm Equipment Maintenance, Operation and Safety

August 16, 2023
12pm - 4pm
El-Vi Farm
Newark, NY

Farm Equipment Maintenance, Operation and Safety

Do you struggle with broken gates, delayed maintenance requests and unsafe driving on your farm?  Then come and join us for this *NEW* program where we will cover the basics of farm equipment maintenance, operation and safety.  The NWNY Team and CCE Ontario County are pleased to be partnering with the following organizations: New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health (NYCAMH), Monroe Tractor, Cargill and Zoetis.  

Small Grain Production Meeting

August 17, 2023
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Richy Gaige Farm
Schoharie, NY

The local grain economy is growing and more small grains are needed.

Agritourism Workshops Monthly! - Working with Tour Companies

August 21, 2023
12:00pm-1:00pm
virtual

Agritourism Workshops Monthly! - Working with Tour Companies

Are you thinking of starting an agritourism business or are you currently operating one?

Join our monthly lunch-hour, workshop virtual series and learn how to grow your agritourism business!

Each session will focus on specific topic to help aspiring agritourism entrepreneurs grow their knowledge and profit through this exciting on-farm business.

Cost: Free to attend, but registration required!

4R NY Field Day

Event Offers DEC Credits

August 23, 2023
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
DuMond Farms
Union Springs, NY

4R NY Field Day

Join us for a field focusing on the importance of nutrient stewardship. Lunch included.

10 am to 3 pm. Reservation required. Free. Limited availability. Four CCA CEUs.


Organic Field Crops Field Day

August 24, 2023
10 am - 3 pm
Martens Farm
Penn Yan, NY

Are you an organic grain farmer? Attend the Organic Field Crops Field Day at Martens Farm for equipment demonstrations, organic grain cleaning facility tour, and NY Soil Health Trailer Demonstrations. 

POSTPONED to SPRING 2024: Broiler Field Day at Sunny Cove Farm

August 24, 2023
4pm - 7pm
Sunny Cove Farm
Alfred Station, NY

POSTPONED to SPRING 2024: Broiler Field Day at Sunny Cove Farm

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO SPRING 2024. Join us for one of our field days to explore broiler production, processing, and finances. Meghan Snyder raises small batches of organic broilers, processing them on-farm under the 1,000 bird exemption.

POSTPONED TO SPRING 2024: Broiler Field Day at Laughing Earth Farm

August 28, 2023
2pm - 5pm
Laughing Earth Farm
Cropseyville, NY

POSTPONED TO SPRING 2024: Broiler Field Day at Laughing Earth Farm

Join us for one of our field days to explore broiler production, processing, and finances. Annie and her team run a 5A processing facility and 20C kitchen for their own farm's use, which allows them to process over 1,000 broilers a year and gives them the capacity to make value-added products like sausages and stock.

POSTPONED TO SPRING 2024: Broiler Field Day at Majestic Farm

August 29, 2023
12pm - 3pm
Majestic Farm
Mountain Dale, NY

POSTPONED TO SPRING 2024: Broiler Field Day at Majestic Farm

Join us for one of our field days to explore broiler production, processing, and finances. Brett raises slow-growth broilers and takes them to outside processors prior to sale as whole birds, pieces, and chicken sausage.


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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. 

View 2024 Aurora Farm Field Day Details

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.

View 2024 Broiler Field Day at Laughing Earth Farm Details

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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