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Event Details


February 25, 2014


9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


CCE - Orleans County, Trolley Building
12690 NYS Route 31
Albion, NY 14411


$30.00 Enrolled in NWNY Team
(additional attendee $25.00 ea.)

$40.00 Non-enrollee in NWNY Team


Cathy Wallace
585-343-3040 x138

Pre-Registration Deadline: February 21, 2014


2014 Step It Up Winter Grazing Conference

February 25, 2014

2014 Step It Up Winter Grazing Conference


Extending the Grazing Season in NY, Bill Verbeten
Bill will discuss stockpiling pastures, grazing small grains, bale grazing, & grazing standing corn.

Economic Benefits of Correcting Soil Health in Pastures, June Grabemeyer
June will discuss the economic benefits of correcting soil health so pasture plants will provide the quality and quantity of feed desired for grazing livestock.

Fodder Research Update, Fay Benson
Fay is working on a research study looking at fodder system feeding on dairies. 

Crop Insurance Update, Fay Benson
Fay will review the latest regarding Crop Insurance options 

Dairy and Beef Pasture Management Farmer Panel

Tools for Pasture Recordkeeping, Joan Petzen and Nancy Glazier
Joan and Nancy will highlight options for pasture allocation

Guest Speaker:

June Grabemeyer is recently retired agricultural economist, who has worked for many years for the Natural Resource Conservation Service, most recently in Michigan. Her work has included economic analysis of conservation practices. Her work has looked extensively at the economic benefits of pasture management practices. She conducted training programs for NRCS and Soil and Water Conservation District staff in Michigan. She has presented her work at the National Forage and Grassland Conference.

Step It Up Winter Grazing Conference Brochure (PDF; 1079KB)

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