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 Program Brochure

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SWNY Team Highlights (April - June 2022)

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

Welcoming Katelyn Miller

On-Farm Dairy Processing Series
IPM Research on Flies & Dung Beetles
and More!

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SWNY Team Highlights (July 2022 - September 2022)

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

  • Robotic Milking System Farm Tour
  • National Association of Agricultural County Agents Conference
  • Pasture-Raised Poultry Research Underway in SWNY and Beyond!
  • Cover Crop Field Day from SWNYDLFC & CVP
  • And More!

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SWNYDLFC 2022 Annual Report

Throughout 2022, our incredible team of four specialists hosted 65 events, spoke with 1,480 farmers, and made outstanding successes in SWNY. 

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SWNY Team Highlights (January - March 2022)

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

  • Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Outreach
  • SWNY (Virtual) Field Crops Program Recap
  • 600+ Individual Consultations
  • High Plains Dairy Conference Presentation
  • And More!

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SWNYDLFC 2021 Annual Report

Throughout 2021, our program was able to bring low-cost, high-quality, research-based programming to the dairy, livestock, and field crops producers of the Southwest New York region. 

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SWNY Team Highlights (July - September 2021)

See how our team of specialists are making an impact in our five county region. 3rd quarter highlights include:

  • Welcoming Camila, our Dairy Management Specialist
  • Update on our programming with Providence Farm Collective
  • Corn Silage Pre-Harvest Meetings
  • NY HERO Act Infectious Disease Plans 
  • And More! 

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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 (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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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 (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

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

December 1, 2022

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.

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Heavy Snow Load Removal For Your Barns

Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY Dairy Environmental Systems offers guidance for heavy snow removal in two resources: Heavy Snow Loads and Do's and Don'ts for Barn Snow Removal.