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August 2023

Managing for Quality Milk - Wyoming

August 2, 2023
9:30am-2:30pm
Wyoming County Cooperative Extension
Warsaw, NY

Managing for Quality Milk - Wyoming

**This event has been rescheduled for late October/early November 2023.  We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to a great event this fall!**

Value-Added Dairy: An Introduction to On-Farm Processing Webinar

August 3, 2023

Value-Added Dairy: An Introduction to On-Farm Processing Webinar


Updated: A FREE webinar recording for anyone interested in diversifying or vertically integrating their business to include on-farm value-added dairy processing. Our discussion will introduce market availability and considerations, business planning and goals, and an overview of New York State regulations and compliance.

Summer Crop Tour

August 10, 2023
Rodman Lott & Son Farms
Seneca Falls, NY

Summer Crop Tour
From expert keynote speakers to major industry sponsors, the New York Corn & Soybean Growers Summer Crop tour shines a spotlight on corn and soybean production in the Empire State. This event features relevant, timely, and trendy topics as envisioned by our grower leaders to bring you the most up-to-date information and opportunities for the educational experience you are looking for. Network with New York's best at the Summer Crop Tour!

Farm Equipment Maintenance, Operation and Safety

August 16, 2023
12pm - 4pm
El-Vi Farm
Newark, NY

Farm Equipment Maintenance, Operation and Safety

Do you struggle with broken gates, delayed maintenance requests and unsafe driving on your farm?  Then come and join us for this *NEW* program where we will cover the basics of farm equipment maintenance, operation and safety.  The NWNY Team and CCE Ontario County are pleased to be partnering with the following organizations: New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health (NYCAMH), Monroe Tractor, Cargill and Zoetis.  

Agritourism Workshops Monthly! - Working with Tour Companies

August 21, 2023
12:00pm-1:00pm
virtual

Agritourism Workshops Monthly! - Working with Tour Companies

Are you thinking of starting an agritourism business or are you currently operating one?

Join our monthly lunch-hour, workshop virtual series and learn how to grow your agritourism business!

Each session will focus on specific topic to help aspiring agritourism entrepreneurs grow their knowledge and profit through this exciting on-farm business.

Cost: Free to attend, but registration required!

September 2023

2023 Corn Silage Dry Down Day- Seneca County

September 6, 2023
10:00am-2:00pm
Keystone Mills
Romulus, NY

2023 Corn Silage Dry Down Day- Seneca County

Bring a sample of corn stalks from each field you anticipate harvesting for corn silage to receive whole plant dry matter value, estimated harvest date range, and information on best management practices for the 2023 corn silage harvest.

Youngman Farms Field Day

September 9, 2023
1 PM
Youngman Farms
Wolcott, NY

Come and learn about farming with Shawn Youngman and Nancy Glazier, Cornell Cooperative Extension

Grazing Dairy Technology Farm Tour & Pasture Walk

September 14, 2023
1:00pm-3:00pm EST
Cottonwood Farms, LLC
Pavilion, NY

Grazing Dairy Technology Farm Tour & Pasture Walk

Learn how to manage grazing and rations in an automated milking system and conservation practices on an organic dairy in Pavilion, NY.

Join us for a farm tour and pasture walk at Cottonwood Farms in Pavilion, NY, where fifth generation farmer, Jason Tillotson and his family manage their milking herd on 5 robots and organic grazing pastures.


Agritourism Workshops Monthly! - Farm Stay: Camping, Glamping and BnB

September 18, 2023
12:00pm-1:00pm
virtual

Agritourism Workshops Monthly! - Farm Stay: Camping, Glamping and BnB

Are you thinking of starting an agritourism business or are you currently operating one?

Join our monthly lunch-hour, workshop virtual series and learn how to grow your agritourism business!

Each session will focus on specific topic to help aspiring agritourism entrepreneurs grow their knowledge and profit through this exciting on-farm business.

Cost: Free to attend, but registration required!

Grazing Sheep under Utility-scale Solar Arrays - Survey Results

September 25, 2023 : Grazing Sheep under Utility-scale Solar Arrays - Survey Results
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Murray Hill Auditorium
Mt. Morris, NY

Grazing Sheep under Utility-scale Solar Arrays - Survey Results

Grazing sheep beneath utility-scale solar arrays can build wealth of present and future sheep farmers as vegetation management service providers and access to additional pasture.  The Cornell Cooperative Enterprise Program (CEP) conducted a survey earlier this year completed by over 600 farmers. Farmers identified barriers to grazing sheep under solar arrays and weighed in on need for a producer-led organization.

Technology for Grazing Dairies Webinar

September 27, 2023
12:00pm-1:00pm EST
virtual; Zoom

Technology for Grazing Dairies Webinar

Dr. Glenda Pereira of the University of Maine presents an overview of the technology available, useful, and practical for dairies who currently manage, or are interested in managing, their cows in a grazing system.

October 2023

National Beef Quality Audit Webinar - Dairy Focus

October 3, 2023 : National Quality Audit - Dairy Focus
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual, Zoom webinar

Michaela Clowser, Director of Producer Education with the National Cattlemen's Beef Association will be providing an overview of dairy results of the current audit. 

National Beef Quality Audit Webinar - Beef Focus

October 4, 2023 : National Quality Audit - Beef Focus
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual, Zoom webinar

Michaela Clowser, Director of Producer Education with the National Cattlemen's Beef Association will be providing an overview of dairy results of the current audit. 

Technology for Grazing Dairies Webinar: PaddockTrac - A New Way to Measure Pasture

October 4, 2023
12:00pm-1:00pm EST
Webinar

Technology for Grazing Dairies Webinar: PaddockTrac - A New Way to Measure Pasture

Are you interested in grazing, an experienced grazier, or just fascinated by new technology? Join Cornell Cooperative Extension and DGA for a webinar to discover the PaddockTrac technology! This technology is still under testing but is a promising tool for future data-driven pasture management.

Agritourism Workshops Monthly! - Hosting One-Day Agritourism Event

October 16, 2023
12:00pm-1:00pm
virtual

Are you thinking of starting an agritourism business or are you currently operating one?

Join our monthly lunch-hour, workshop virtual series and learn how to grow your agritourism business!

Each session will focus on specific topic to help aspiring agritourism entrepreneurs grow their knowledge and profit through this exciting on-farm business.

Cost: Free to attend, but registration required!

Meat Marketing and Processing Workshop

October 17, 2023
6:30pm - 8:30pm
CCE Ontario County
Canandaigua, NY

Meat Marketing and Processing Workshop

Matt LeRoux, Extension Associate with Cornell's Charles H Dyson School of Economics & Management is bringing meat experts Sarah Blacklin and Lee Menius with NC Choices, NC State University on a workshop tour of WNY and Finger Lakes.

Cornell Cow Convos Podcast- Episode 1 Release

October 19, 2023
https://soundcloud.com/user-301921459-118136586/sets/cornell-dairy-convos

Cornell Cow Convos Podcast- Episode 1 Release

Cornell Cow Convos-Episode 1: Welcome to Cornell Cow Convos!

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

Beef Quality Assurance Training at HLW Acres, Attica

October 20, 2023
1pm - 4pm
HLW Acres, Hermann & Laura Weber
Attica, NY

Beef Quality Assurance Training at HLW Acres, Attica

Join us for a Beef Quality Assurance Training, a national certification program administered in NYS. 

Managing for Quality Milk

October 25, 2023
9:30am-2:30pm
East Hill Creamery
Perry, NY

Managing for Quality Milk

If you're looking for new management strategies to take your tank to the next level you're in the right place!  Join us for this interactive program featuring two tracks: Owner/Manager (English) and Employee (Spanish). 

Cornell Cow Convos Podcast- Episode 2 Release

October 26, 2023
https://soundcloud.com/user-301921459-118136586/e2-preventative-health-care-in-cows

Cornell Cow Convos Podcast- Episode 2 Release

Cornell Cow Convos-Episode 2: Preventative Health Care for Dairy Cows

https://soundcloud.com/user-301921459-118136586/e2-preventative-health-care-in-cows


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Upcoming Events

Cornell Cow Convos Podcast- Episode 8 Release

April 25, 2024

Cornell Cow Convos-Episode 8

Cornell Cow Convos Podcast- Episode 9 Release

May 23, 2024

Cornell Cow Convos-Episode 9

Cornell Cow Convos Podcast- Episode 10 Release

June 27, 2024

Cornell Cow Convos-Episode 10

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

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