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Quality Forage Production
June 2, 2015This is a 5 session module. For a list of dates/sites/cost please go to CCE-Wyoming County
6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
There will be 2 DEC credits
Preparing Cattle for Market to Optimize Value
June 9, 2015In NYS many of our feeder calves go directly to auction with producers having little control over prices received. Working together producers, stockers and auction barns can improve prices for cattle in our state. Creating a consistent, quality stream of animals is a key factor to success of this statewide project. Cooperatively we can improve profitability and grow the beef industry.
6:00 - til dusk
Deadlines Reminder...The new Farm Bill contains a number of important changes to USDA programs that will impact our farmers. They are outlined below:
Conservation Compliance: In order to receive crop insurance subsidies for 2016 a producer must certify compliance with FSA by June 1, 2015. The registration period for 2016 coverage for the Dairy Margin Protection Program (MPP) is from July 1 to September 30, 2015. Nearly 70% of Vermont's dairy farms now have some form of price protection, either through MPP or Dairy Livestock Gross Margin (LGM) insurance.
Crop CamBe sure to check out Crop Cam for videos made by our Extension agronomists describing crop management practices, identifying pests, and conducting on-farm research across northwestern NY.
2015 Cornell Field Crop Guidelines AvailableThe 2015 edition of the Cornell Integrated Field Crop Management Guidelines is available! New for 2015 are three different product options for the Cornell Guidelines. Users can obtain a print copy, online-only access or a package that combines print and online access. The print edition of the 2015 Field Crops Guide is $26 plus shipping. Online-only access is $26. A combination of print and online access costs $36.50 plus shipping costs for the printed book.
Cornell Guidelines can be obtained through your local Cornell Cooperative Extension office or from the Cornell Store at Cornell University. To order from the Cornell Store, call (800) 624-4080 or order online at: Cornell Store