Impact In New York

Impact In New YorkThe Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Program offers educational programming and research based information to agricultural producers, growers, and agribusinesses to improve their farming operation. Take a look at our Impact Statements to see the diverse areas in which we are making a difference, and consider signing up for our newsletter. 




SWNYDLFC 2020 Annual Report

The Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Program began in July of 2019, making 2020 the first full calendar year of our program. As our specialists were gaining momentum, the COVID-19 pandemic changed the world as we knew it. However, our specialists were able to adapt and continue to help improve the productivity and profitability of the farms in the Southwest New York Region.

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SWNY Team Highlights (January - March 2021)

Learn how our team of specialists are making an impact in our five county region. 1st Quarter Highlights Include:

  •  CCE Dairy Specialists Successfully Deliver "Critical Calf Care" Series
  • "Dairy Forward" Grant Program Delivery
  • Spring 2021 Pasture Management Series
  • Marestail Resistance Screening

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SWNY Team Highlights (April - June 2021)

Learn how our team of specialists are making an impact in our five county region. 2nd Quarter Highlights Include:

  • Farm Business Foundations 5-Part Webinar Series Success
  • Returning to In-Person and Hybrid Programming
  • Successful CCE Regional Pasture Collaboration
  • National Shell Egg Academy Speaker

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SWNY Team Highlights (October - December 2020)

Learn how our team of specialists are making an impact in our five county region. 4th Quarter Highlights Include:

  • Online Dairy Feeder School Success.
  • Soybean Cyst Nematode Testing with Campus Connections. 
  • Timely Collaborations for Livestock Producers. 
  • Developing a Beginning Farmer Training Program for WNY's Minority Farmers. 

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SWNY Team Highlights (July - September 2020)

Learn how our team of specialists are making an impact in our five county region. 2nd Quarter Highlights Include:

  • Forage Variability Research Underway
  • Herbicide-Resistance Testing with Campus Connections
  • Straight from our Farmers: Public Facebook Review
  • So, You Want to Start a Farm? Resource Page
  • And more!

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SWNY Team Highlights (April - June 2020)

Learn how our team of specialists are making an impact in our five county region. 2nd Quarter Highlights Include:

  • Online programming successes!
  • Assistance with Business Safety Plans. 
  • "Dialing Into Your Best Dairy" Podcast Series. 
  • Conducting on-farm weed research on Palmer amaranth. 
  • And more! 

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SWNY Team Highlights (January - March 2020)

Learn how our team of specialists are making an impact in our five county region. 1st Quarter Highlights Include:

  • COVID-19 response and producer support. 
  • Beginning Farmer success story in the making. 
  • Successful Southern Tier Crop Congress event that was well received. 
  • Farm financial analysis to use in decision making and improve profitability. 

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SWNY Team Highlights (October - December 2019)

Learn how our team of specialists are making an impact in our five county region. 4th Quarter Highlights Include:

  • Staffing Updates. 
  • Communication plan to share information with the agricultural community. 
  • Automated Milking Systems Discussion Group partnership with QMPS & NWNYDLFC. 
  • Beef Farm Business Financial Analysis. 

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SWNY Team Highlights (July - September 2019)

Learn how our team of specialists are making an impact in our five county region. 3rd Quarter Highlights Include:

  • Formation of a new program to assist agricultural producers in Southwest New York. 
  • Sexual Harassment Prevention Discussion and Updates. 
  • Palmer Amaranth Confirmed in SWNY. 
  • Update on Community Needs Assessment and Outreach.

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Upcoming Events

QuickBooks for Farmers

September 20, 2021
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October 4, 2021
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Learn the software's basic features, such as
sales tax, inventory, invoicing, adjustments, and year-end procedures.

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Farm Disaster Preparation Certificate Training

October 19, 2021
October 21, 2021

The Farm Disaster Preparation program will help farm owners plan for and manage disasters that might occur.  This program focuses on practical pre-disaster education and preparedness, regarding farm equipment safety on the road, fire or structure collapse, storm and wind damage, criminal activity, farm chemical risks and biosecurity.  Farms that complete the Farm Disaster Preparation training will receive a certificate to provide to their insurer and may be eligible for a credit or discount toward the farm's annual insurance premium.  The value of the credit or discount will vary according to individual policies and policyholder circumstances but can be up to a 10 percent discount.

Income Tax Planning for Farms that File a Schedule F

October 13, 2021 : Session 1: Tax Planning, Goals, and Foundations

A three-part series for farms that are already filing a Schedule F covering tax planning and goals, handling farm profits/losses, and strategies to improve your tax position while also working positively with your accountant/tax preparer. 

October 20, 2021 : Session 2: Understanding the Schedule F, Depreciation, Profit/Loss Determinations

A three-part series for farms that are already filing a Schedule F covering tax planning and goals, handling farm profits/losses, and strategies to improve your tax position while also working positively with your accountant/tax preparer.

October 27, 2021 : Session 3: Income Tax Planning Strategies and Timelines

A three-part series for farms that are already filing a Schedule F covering tax planning and goals, handling farm profits/losses, and strategies to improve your tax position while also working positively with your accountant/tax preparer.

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