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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Newsletters

Newsletters

Ag Focus is a monthly publication of the NWNY Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Team. It provides readers with information on upcoming meetings, pesticide updates, pest management strategies, cultural practices, marketing ideas and research results from Cornell and Cornell Cooperative Extension. Ag Focus is produced monthly January - December.

To simplify information, brand names of products may be used in this publication. No endorsement is intended, nor is criticism implied of similar products not named.

Every effort has been made to provide correct, complete and up-to-date pesticide recommendations. Changes occur constantly and human errors are still possible. These recommendations are not a substitute for pesticide labeling. Please read the label before applying pesticides.

By law and purpose, Cornell Cooperative Extension is dedicated to serving the people on a non-discriminatory basis.

All NWNY Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Program enrollees receive 12 issues of Ag Focus via email included with their enrollment. For more information, contact Brandie Waite, bls238@cornell.edu or 585.343.3040 ext. 138.

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Upcoming Events

Beginning a Livestock Farm Series

February 24, 2021
March 10, 2021

There are many aspects to consider when starting a livestock farm, such as what to sell, how to sell it, and recordkeeping. Cornell Cooperative Extension's Specialists Nancy Glazier and Joan Sinclair Petzen are offering a beginning farmer educational series via Zoom.

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Dairy Manager Discussion Group Winter Series

February 17, 2021 : Fostering Employee Engagement in a Multi-Cultural Workforce- Dairy Manager Discussion Group

Dairy Manager Discussion Group Winter Series

Calling Dairy Managers and Dairy Owners in the NWNY and SCNY region!

This FREE program will be held virtually, over Zoom, so you can participate from the comfort of your own home or office.  These group meetings will give managers a chance to network with each other and experts while discussing some of the industry's newest topics and pressing issues.

March 10, 2021 : Employee Handbooks: What's Important & How to Start- Dairy Manager Discussion Group

Dairy Manager Discussion Group Winter Series

Calling Dairy Managers and Dairy Owners in the NWNY and SCNY region!

This FREE program will be held virtually, over Zoom, so you can participate from the comfort of your own home or office.  These group meetings will give managers a chance to network with each other and experts while discussing some of the industry's newest topics and pressing issues.

March 17, 2021 : NY Dairy x Beef Calves Survey Results & InFocus Program Updats -Dairy Managers Discussion Group

Dairy Manager Discussion Group Winter Series

Calling Dairy Managers and Dairy Owners in the NWNY and SCNY region!

This FREE program will be held virtually, over Zoom, so you can participate from the comfort of your own home or office.  These group meetings will give managers a chance to network with each other and experts while discussing some of the industry's newest topics and pressing issues.

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Virtual Forage Congress 2021

March 11, 2021

Pre-Registration is Now Open for the 2021 Virtual Forage Congress!

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Announcements

The NWNY Team is Hiring!

The NWNT Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team is currently looking for a Dairy Management Specialist.

The Regional Dairy Specialist, will provide commercial dairy producers, consultants, and industry representatives with the educational resources necessary to assess production and management practices that will enhance their profitability and sustain the dairy industry's growth in Western New York. Additionally, you will focus on workforce development with farm employees and will conduct programs in Spanish as needed. Other responsibilities include:

  • Leading and facilitating the extension of research findings and working with local stakeholders to test alternative dairy management practices at the farm level.
  • Analyzing and evaluating major program efforts with the input of all program partners and making recommendations for enhancing these efforts.
  • Participating in regional, statewide and national program development workgroups.
  • Initiating and conducting farm-based demonstrations and in-depth applied research projects appropriate to the needs of commercial dairy production.
  • Individually and collaboratively exploring and pursuing new and additional funding sources to enhance and extend program opportunities.
  • Planning and implementing educational programs utilizing a variety of methods, including direct teaching through group experiences, workshops, mass media, newsletters, electronic technology, and use of the internet.
  • Preparing quarterly reports and yearly impact statements on program progress and accomplishments.

This position is full-time and will be located in Canandaigua, New York. This is a three-year appointment with possible extension depending on funding and performance.
Applications must be submitted by March 15, 2021.
For full position description and how to apply, visit: https://apps.hr.cornell.edu/recruiting/facultyview.cfm?posting_id=_JOB_POSTING-3-35384  


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