Mike StanyardTeam Leader and Field Crops & IPM Specialist
CCE Wayne County
1581 Route 88 North
Newark, NY 14513-9739
phone 315-331-8415 x123
Areas of Interest
Crop Production & Storage, Insect, Disease & Weed Management.
As the Field Crops Specialist and Team Leader of the NWNY Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Team, I am responsible for providing leadership for planning, conducting, and evaluating a comprehensive educational program in crop production, storage, and marketing for the commercial field crops, dairy, and livestock industries for ten counties in northwestern New York. These duties include:
- Design and deliver educational programs that meet the needs of extension clientele on field crop related issues pertaining to corn, soybeans, small grains, and forage crops.
- Provide technical assistance on questions from the private and public sector through phone calls, extension update mailings, monthly team newsletter, web site updates, farm visits, discussion groups, research projects, TAg Teams and local and regional meetings.
- Organize corn, soybean, and small grain congresses, which are attended by over 800 producers and agricultural business representatives each year.
- Collaborate with Cornell faculty, staff and producers on research projects and grants that address the needs of the NY producer.
Fertilizers and Herbicides
March 31, 2023
Mount Morris, NY
As input costs rise, it is necessary to employ the best management practices, and it can be advantageous to know what you're getting from your purchases. Plan to attend if you want to understand the terminology, calculations, formulations, and chemistry behind your fertility and herbicide recommendations.
Agritourism Workshops Monthly!
February 20, 2023
March 20, 2023
April 17, 2023
May 15, 2023
June 19, 2023
July 17, 2023
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!
The first session will cover the basics of running an agritourism operation. The following sessions will focus on specific topic to help aspiring agritourism entrepreneurs grow their knowledge and profit through this exciting on-farm business.
Dairy Comp 305 for Spanish Speakers
April 19, 2023
This program was rescheduled from March 30th.
This workshop is for employees, supervisors or managers whose first language is Spanish and whose job entails using DC305 on a daily basis. The objective is for attendees to improve their understanding of the "language" of DC305 as well as the whys behind consistent data entry. Since DC305 is specific to each farm, the workshop will focus on general application and deeper understanding of how data is used on dairy farms.