Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Enrollment

Program Areas

  • Dairy Management
  • Farm Business Management
  • Field Crops
  • Livestock & Small Farms

Enrollment Benefits

  • Telephone / Email Consultations
  • Ag Focus Newsletter
  • Direct Mailings
  • Educational Meetings & Conferences
  • In-Field Educational Opportunities
  • On-Farm Research Trials

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Enrollment

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Cornell University, in partnership with the Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations in nine counties contribute to the NWNY Team so that producers in their counties have access to affordable production education.  These counties are:  Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne & Wyoming.  
The team specialists provide education in five program areas:
  • Dairy Management- Calf Care, Precision Feed Management, Cow Comfort, Discussion Groups, Upgrading Dairy Employee Skills, Hoof Health & Lameness, Quality Milk Production & Bilingual Labor Management Facilitation.
  • Farm Business- Dairy Farm Business Summary (DFBS) Program, Economic Analysis, Farm Financial Management, Education and Business Transition to a New Generation.
  • Field Crops- Grain and Forage Production & Storage, Integrated Pest Management, Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management, Corn, Soybean & Wheat Congresses and On-Farm Applied Research.
  • Small Farms & Livestock- Pasture Walks, Livestock Educational Programs, Grazing Management & Plan Development and Beginning Farmer Education.
  • Precision Ag - Advanced Agricultural Engineering Technologies, Power and Machinery, Management and Adoption, Philosophy and Creating of Management Zones, Decision-Making Tools and Variable Rate Applications, Data Management and On-Farm Applied Research.
Other benefits you receive from enrollment:
• Telephone/email consultations with an area specialist.
• Educational meetings and conferences - reduced registration fees for Congresses.
• Direct mailings for special events or important information for your farm.
• In-field educational opportunities - specialists visit your farm to share information or problem-solve, upon request.
• Conduct/coordinate on-farm research trials in the region


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Genesee
Livingston
Monroe
Niagara
Ontario
Orleans
Seneca
Wayne
Wyoming

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Beginning Farms
Bilingual
Business
Dairy
Forages
Grains
Grazing
Livestock - Beef
Livestock - Swine
Livestock - Goats
Livestock - Sheep
Livestock - Poultry
Livestock - Business
Livestock - Animal Welfare
Livestock - Marketing
Livestock - Milk & Meat Processing
Organic
Pests
Precision Ag
Soil
NWNY Enrollment
In Region ($65.00) - for those that live, farm or conduct agricultural services within participating counties (listed above).
Out-of-Region ($300.00) - for those outside of the participating counties.

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Upcoming Events

NY Corn & Soybean Growers - 2021 Summer Crop Tour

August 5, 2021
Canandaigua, NY

The Annual Summer Crop Tour will resume in person on August 5th, 2021 at Catalpa Farms in Canandaigua, NY. They are excited to welcome Rob Sharkey, better known to his many followers as The Shark Farmer, as the keynote speaker this year!

American Farmland Trust - Women for the Land Learning Circle - Conservation Action

August 9, 2021
Perry, NY

Women for the Land Learning Circle - Conservation Action, followed by a bus tour at Table Rock Farm in Castile, NY

Open to all women involved in agriculture in New York, AFT invites you to join us for a peer-to-peer Learning Circle and Farm Tour this August. Our focus is Conservation in Action. Attendees will meet at an immersive photograph exhibit featuring western New York female farmers. We will hear about how conservation is put into action from a certified crop consultant who specializes in on-farm conservation planning. Then we will board a bus and head over to an award-winning family-run dairy, Table Rock Farm, that is at the forefront of agricultural innovation, to see it all in person. Meghan Hauser, a co-owner of the farm, will lead us through the efforts she and her team have implemented to make their 100+ year old farm an environmentally and economically thriving operation. After the tour, we will reflect on the experience and discuss action steps we can take to achieve our own conservation goals.

FACILITATORS: 

Stephanie Castle, American Farmland Trust
Joan Petzen, Cornell Cooperative Extension Northwest New York Dairy and Livestock Team
Lorie Ames, Western New York Crop Management Association
JoBeth Bellanca, USDA-NRCS
Meghan Hauser, Table Rock Farm

2021 Aurora Farm Field Day

Event Offers DEC Credits

August 12, 2021
Aurora, NY

The 2021 Cornell Field Crops annual field day will be held August 12th highlighting the latest field crops research across CALS and providing an opportunity for in-person exchange of ideas and experiences. This year's program offers a wide variety of content from no-till planting into rolled cover crops to the use of unoccupied robotic vehicles to monitor plant growth and health.

Announcements

The NWNY Team is Hiring!

The NWNT Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team is currently looking for a Field Crops Specialist.

As the Field Crops Specialist, you will provide commercial crop growers, producers, consultants, and industry representatives with the knowledge and educational resources necessary to assess production and management practices. You will focus on developing an education and applied research program in the areas of forage production management, soil health/nutrient management and advancing the principles, applications and implementation of precision agriculture technologies for growers. Other responsibilities include:
  • Providing producers and industry with a framework to analyze production and management alternatives and maximize profit opportunities based on emerging best-management practices.
  • Analyzing and evaluating major program efforts with the input of all program partners and making recommendations for enhancing these efforts.
  • Participating in regional, statewide, and national workgroups.
  • Initiating and conducting field demonstrations and in-depth applied research projects appropriate to the needs of commercial crop production.
  • Individually and collaboratively exploring and pursuing new and additional funding sources to enhance and extend program opportunities.
  • Planning and implementing educational programs utilizing a variety of methods, including direct teaching through group experiences, social media, newsletters, electronic technology, use of the internet, and distance learning.
  • Preparing quarterly reports and yearly impact statements on program progress and accomplishments.
This position is full-time and will be located in Mount Morris, New York. This is a three-year appointment with possible extension depending on funding and performance. Applications must be submitted by July 31, 2021.

For full position description and how to apply, visit: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/18630


*NEW* The NWNY Team Blog!

Our goal for this blog is to share with farmers and allied industry professionals, technical and applicable resources regarding all aspects of dairy farming, livestock and small farms, field crops and soils, and topics related to farm business management and precision agriculture.

The blog will feature Crop Alerts, Dairy Alerts, Bilingual (Spanish) Resources, Upcoming Events and more from our team members. This blog is free for everyone to use, explore and enjoy. When new material is published, subscribers will receive an email notification.

We hope you enjoy this new platform, and are looking forward to engaging with you in the future!