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June 2016

Tri-County Graziers Twilight Pasture Walk

June 9, 2016
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Campbell, NY

Tri-County Graziers Twilight Pasture Walk
Join the Tri-County Graziers for their first pasture walk of the season!

Cheese Tasting & Evaluation Workshop

June 14, 2016
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
East Aurora, NY

Cheese Tasting & Evaluation Workshop
If you love cheese, then you won't want to miss this class! Learn all about the cheese-making process while sampling mozzarella, provolone, cheddar, goat and feta cheeses, which are all made in New York State!

Summer Dairy Reproduction Update

June 22, 2016
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Warsaw, NY

New research helps dairy producers optimize their herd reproductive efficiency. Come hear about ways to enhance repro performance like how to select the ideal voluntary waiting period.

Edge of Field, Not To Be Overlooked - But To Be Understood

June 28, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m,
Mount Morris, NY

Informational meeting to learn about funding opportunities, denitrifying bioreactors, and edge of field monitoring equipment.

Soil Health & Cover Crop Workshop

June 30, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Elba, NY

"Soil health basics and why to start cover cropping"

Event sponsored by: Western New York Soil Health Alliance
A Farmer - to Farmer Network

July 2016

Management of Internal Parasites in Sheep & Goats Workshop

July 16, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Canandaigua, NY

Management of Internal Parasites in Sheep & Goats Workshop
Internal parasites are the number one health problem affecting sheep and goats in the Northeast U.S. Because worms have become resistant to many of the anthelmintics (dewormers) producers use, a more integrated approach to internal parasite control is necessary.

This workshop is designed to help producers develop integrated parasite management (IPM) programs for their farms and flocks. It will also help familiarize you with IPM techniques. The primary instructor is Dr tatiana Stanton, Cornell Small Ruminant Extension Specialist.

Finger Lakes Soil Health Discussion Group Meeting

Event Offers DEC Credits

July 22, 2016
5:00 - 8:15 p.m.
Seneca Castle, NY

Why Hemdale Farms switched to zone tillage, and how they've been successful doing it for field crops and vegetables will be described. Equipment will be available for viewing. The many niches available for cover crop planting, and the benefits of different cover crops will be covered by Thomas Bjorkman, Cornell. There will be ample time for open group discussion on reduced tillage, cover crops, and all aspects of improving soil health.

DEC, CCA & CEU's credits have been requested.

August 2016

Leasing Your Land For Solar Energy

August 3, 2016
7:00 p.m.
Warsaw, NY

Farm Bureau has planned a meeting for interested parties to learn more about solar leasing. The meeting will be held at the Wyoming County Agriculture and Business Center at 36 Center St., Warsaw, NY at 7pm on Wednesday, August 3rd. This meeting is for farmers and rural landowners who may be considering leasing land for large, multi-acre solar arrays and is also for those who work with landowners. Topics which will be addressed include the pros and cons of leasing your acreage to a solar generator and the agricultural assessment of farmland as it relates to leasing.

We have enlisted the help of Dennis C. Vacco, partner at Lippes, Mathias, Wexler, Friedman LLP, vice president of Vacco Farms, Inc. and Farm Bureau member, who understands the need to protect landowner rights. Also joining us is Michael Saviola, a presenter from the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.

 No reservation is required.

2016 Summer Crop Tour

August 4, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Scipio Center, NY

Optimizing Opportunities: Working Together for Cows, Corn, and Soybeans.

Organic Dry Bean Discussion Group Meeting

August 12, 2016
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Penn Yan, NY

There will be viewing and discussion of the dry bean crop, cultivation for dry beans, the benefits of certain cover crops ahead of dry beans, and the potential for organic reduced tillage. There will be ample time for open discussion regarding organic dry beans.

Grain Bin Rescue Training

August 16, 2016
7:00 p.m.
Penn Yan, NY

Free Training with 2 hours of demonstrations. Learn the 4 most common ways people become entrapped in grain bins and prevention.

Finger Lakes Soil Health Discussion Group Meeting

Event Offers DEC Credits

August 18, 2016
5:00 - 8:15 p.m.
Seneca Castle, NY

Why Hemdale Farms switched to zone tillage, and how they've been successful doing it for field crops and vegetables will be described. Equipment will be available for viewing. The many niches available for cover crop planting, and the benefits of different cover crops will be covered by Thomas Bjorkman, Cornell. There will be ample time for open group discussion on reduced tillage, cover crops, and all aspects of improving soil health.

DEC, CCA & CEU's credits have been requested.

Yates Farm Safety Day

August 20, 2016
8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Penn Yan, NY

The Yates Farm Safety Day is a FREE and fun day for both children and adults to learn about potential hazards on a farm. It is open to ALL farm families, hired help, neighbors and other interested folks!

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Upcoming Events

Fresh Cow Health Disorders Webinar Series in SPANISH

July 19, 2024 : Fresh Cow Health Disorders Spanish Webinar Series/Trastornos de Salud de las Vacas Frescas

Join us for this free Spanish-language webinar series, where you will learn the fundamentals, management and research of the most common fresh cow health disorders.

Únete a esta serie de webinars en español, específicamente diseñado para empleados o supervisores de ranchos lecheros. En esta serie de webinars, usted aprendera acerca de los fundamentos, prácticas de manejo e investigación de las enfermedades más comunes de las vacas frescas. 

Cornell Cow Convos Podcast- Episode 11 Release

July 25, 2024

Cornell Cow Convos-Episode 11

https://soundcloud.com/user-301921459-118136586/sets/cornell-dairy-convos

Hands-On Calving Training - Yates County

August 7, 2024 : Hands-On Calving Training - Yates County
Benton, NY

To assist or not to assist? That is (one of) the questions dairy farm personnel have while working in the maternity area on a farm.

This workshop will teach best calving management practices to minimize stillbirth rates and improve calf and cow health during and directly after the calving process.

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