Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Enrollment

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Event Details


August 23 - August 24, 2018


Morning and Afternoon sessions


This event is free.


Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Corn Silage Pre-Harvest Workshops

August 23 - August 24, 2018

Corn Silage Pre-Harvest Workshops

Speakers and topics include:
  • Joe Lawrence Dairy Forage Systems Specialist; PRO-DAIRY: State crop conditions and hybrid considerations; packing and covering of bunkers.
  • John Winchell Alltech: Inoculant varieties, function, and application; mycotoxin outlook.
  • Margaret Quaassdorff NWNY CCE Dairy Management Specialist: Monitoring incoming corn silage (DM, kernel processing, chop length)
  • Additionally, learn how each farm's crop team individually prepares for harvest.
We will cover optimum harvest timing, kernel processing score, particle size, bunker silo packing and optimal fermentation, state crop conditions, inoculant choice and application, along with other timely topics.
No registration required.

Thursday, August 23, 2018, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Willow Bend Farm, 1169 Co Rd 7, Clifton Springs, NY 14432
Thursday, August 23, 2018, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. 
Coyne Farms Dairy, 1770 Jenks Rd, Avon, NY 14414

Friday, August 24, 2018, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. 
Noblehurst Farms 1801 Craig Rd, Pavilion, NY 14525
Friday, August 24, 2018, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Lamb Farms 6880 Co Rd 9, Oakfield, NY 14125

For questions or comments please contact:
Jerry Bertoldo (585) 281-6816 or Margaret Quaassdorff (585) 405-2567

Corn Silage Pre-Harvest Flyer (PDF; 705KB)

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