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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Event Offers DEC Credits

Event Details

Date

February 7, 2018

Time

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location

Quality Inn & Suites
8250 Park Road
Batavia, NY 14020

Cost

$35.00 enrolled with NWNY Team
(additional attendee $30.00 ea.)

$50.00 Not enrolled with NWNY Team


At the Door
$50.00

Host

Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Cathy Wallace
585-343-3040 x138

Pre-Registration Deadline: February 4, 2018

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Soybean/Small Grains Congress - Batavia Location

February 7, 2018

Soybean/Small Grains Congress - Batavia Location
Topics to be covered:

  • Marestail & Waterhemp Herbicide Resistance
  • Disease Management Issues in Wheat & Soybeans
  • 2017 Soybean Yield Contest Winners: How'd They Do It!
  • Dicamba Tolerant Beans: Learning from the Past, Looking Forward to the Future - * Fulfils Dicamba Training Certification
  • Intersection of Soybean Physiology & Management with Tight Margins & Greater Environmental Variability
  • Industrial Hemp for Small Grain Production
  • Small Grains Updates: Wheat & Malting Barely

Speaker Bio:

Dustin F. Lewis (PhD)

Dr. Lewis is currently the District Manager for the East Coast for BASF. Dustin grew up on a small beef cattle farm in rural East Tennessee. He received his BS and MS in Plant Sciences from the University of Tennessee and followed with a PhD in Agronomy/Crop Science/Weed Science from North Carolina State University. He has worked for BASF since 2013 and has worked his way up the ranks as Field Biologist, Tech Service Manager and Technical Marketing Manager.

Adam P. Gaspar (PhD)

Dr. Gaspar is currently the agronomist for DuPont Pioneer in northern Illinois. He grew up on the family farm in East Central South Dakota. Adam went to the University of Wisconsin for his MS and PhD and his research and extension activities in soybean and wheat have covered many aspects of modern, Midwest row crop production. His research is very applied in nature and the resulting outreach is targeted at the farm level where they can be immediately adopted by producers.





Soybean/Small Grains Brochure (PDF; 1398KB)


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Upcoming Events

Beef Quality Assurance Training

May 5, 2018
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Gainesville, NY

The goal of this national program is to maximize consumer confidence and acceptance of beef by focusing the producer's attention to daily production practices that influence the safety, wholesomeness, and quality of beef and beef products. 
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Pasture & Farm Walk

May 17, 2018
6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Stafford, NY

Join us as we walk the pastures and discuss Garry's goals and suggest improvements. We will relocate to his home farm in LeRoy for further discussion and refreshments.
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Beef Quality Assurance Training

June 2, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lyons, NY

The goal of this national program is to maximize consumer confidence and acceptance of beef by focusing the producer's attention to daily production practices that influence the safety, wholesomeness, and quality of beef and beef products.
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Announcements

Latest Dairy Market Watch

An educational newsletter to keep producers informed of changing market factors affecting the dairy industry. How to Read Dairy Market Watch. Dairy Market Watch -  March 2018

NWNY Dairy Management Specialist Position

For those of you in the dairy community that have not heard yet, Dr. Jerry Bertoldo, our dairy specialist, has decided to call it a career and retire this September. Jerry has been a fixture in the dairy industry in WNY since graduating from the Cornell Vet School in 1977 . He will be writing a more detailed celebration of his career in the June "Dairy Month" issue of AgFocus.

The NWNY Dairy Management Specialist position has been posted; the posting will expire on Monday, April 30th or until the position is filled.

The links to the posting are:

• Cornell Careers: http://tiny.cc/Dairy_WDR_00014141
• Academic Jobs Online (AJO): https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10981

The applicants should submit their application materials via AJO (Academic Jobs Online). Please share this posting with your networks and potentially interested and qualified applicants.

Summary Statement of Purpose and Responsibilities
The Dairy Management Specialist will provide commercial dairy producers, consultants and industry representatives with the knowledge and educational resources necessary to assess production and management practices that will enhance their profitability and sustain the growth of the dairy industry in Northwest New York. The Regional Dairy Specialist will lead and facilitate the extension of research findings from Cornell University, other land grant universities and agribusinesses, and work with local stakeholders to test alternative dairy management practices at the farm level. Collaborate in development and delivery of educational programs with other CCE educators, PRO Dairy statewide team, and Cornell faculty.


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