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John Hanchar

John Hanchar

Farm Business Management

CCE Livingston County
3 Murray Hill Drive
Mt. Morris, NY 14510-1153

phone 585-991-5438
cell 585-233-9249
fax 585-991-5434

Areas of Interest
Economic Analysis, Farm Financial Management Education, Family Business Transition

John HancharAs the Extension Associate with Cornell University's NWNY Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Program/PRO-DAIRY, his work involves extension and research in the economics and management areas. Prominent aspects of his work include:

  • Instructor for Basic and Advanced Farm Financial Management Workshops for farm business owners.
  • Provider of business summary and analysis to help owners manage their farm businesses, including the use of Cornell University Cooperative Extension's Dairy Farm Business Summary Program, and other summary and analysis tools.
  • Developer of applied economic analysis for the purpose of examining expected benefits and costs, including most recently the economics of intensive wheat management systems, cow comfort practices, and tractor drawn tile plow investment and use.











Upcoming Events

Interseeded Cover Crops in Corn Virtual Field Day

Event Offers DEC Credits

October 28, 2020

Join us for a one hour virtual field day that focuses on interseeded cover crops in corn, herbicide resistant weed management and other weed control updates.

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Price Risk Management for Dairy Farmers

November 3, 2020 : MANAGE YOUR MILK PRICE - Part 1

Dairy Margin Coverage presented by David Holck, Farm Service Agency

Forward Contracting and Such, Part 1 presented by Dr. Chris Wolf, Cornell University

Determining if Risk Management is Right for My Farm presented by Dayton Maxwell, CCE CAAHP

November 10, 2020 : MANAGE YOUR MILK PRICE - Part 2

Dairy Revenue Protection presented by Tristan Peterson, Crop Growers Insurance

Forward Contracting and Such, Part 2 presented by Dr. Chris Wolf, Cornell University

Forward Contracting Dairy Farmer Experience presented by Dan Sheldon, Woody Hill Farms.  Salem, New York

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Feeder Online School/Escuela en Linea para Alimentadores

November 3, 2020
November 5, 2020
November 10, 2020
November 12, 2020

The Feeder Online School is a 2 part program offered in Spanish and English. The same presentations will be offered in both the English and Spanish sessions. Each day of Feeder Online School will be held from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm ET. The session in English will take place on November 3rd and 5th, 2020. The session in Spanish will take place on November 10th and 12th, 2020.

La Escuela en Línea para Alimentadores es un programa de 2 partes que se ofrece en español e inglés. Las mismas presentaciones se ofrecerán en las sesiones en inglés y en español. Cada día de Escuela en Línea para Alimentadores se llevará a cabo de 1:00 pm a 2:30 pm ET. La sesión en inglés tendrá lugar los días 3 y 5 de noviembre de 2020. La sesión en español tendrá lugar los días 10 y 12 de noviembre de 2020.

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*NEW* The NWNY Team Blog!

Our goal for this blog is to share with farmers and allied industry professionals, technical and applicable resources regarding all aspects of dairy farming, livestock and small farms, field crops and soils, and topics related to farm business management and precision agriculture.

The blog will feature Crop Alerts, Dairy Alerts, Bilingual (Spanish) Resources, Upcoming Events and more from our team members. This blog is free for everyone to use, explore and enjoy. When new material is published, subscribers will receive an email notification.

We hope you enjoy this new platform, and are looking forward to engaging with you in the future!