Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Enrollment

Program Areas

  • Dairy Management
  • Farm Business Management
  • Field Crops
  • Livestock & Small Farms

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  • Telephone / Email Consultations
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  • Direct Mailings
  • Educational Meetings & Conferences
  • In-Field Educational Opportunities
  • On-Farm Research Trials

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Specialists

The NWNY Team Specialists work together with Cornell faculty and extension educators statewide to address the issues that impact the dairy, livestock and field crops industry. Our Specialists have varying areas of expertise but work as a team to provide educational programs and information to commercial producers and agri-business professionals in our regions.




Nancy Glazier

Nancy Glazier

Small Farms & Livestock Specialist

Areas of Interest: Grazing, Production, Management, and Marketing to Enhance the Viability of Family Farms

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John Hanchar

John Hanchar

Farm Business Management Specialist

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

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Jodi Letham

Jodi Letham

Field Crops & Soils Specialist

Areas of Interest: Agronomy, Forage Quality, Nutrient Management, Soil Health & Fertility, and Industrial Hemp.

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Kaitlyn Lutz, VMD

Kaitlyn Lutz, VMD

Bilingual Dairy Management Specialist

Areas of Interest: Dairy, Dairy Management, Bilingual

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Margaret Quaassdorff

Margaret Quaassdorff

Dairy Management Specialist

Areas of Interest: Dairy Production and Nutrition Management, Cow Health, and Calf Care.

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Mike Stanyard

Mike Stanyard

Team Leader and Field Crops & IPM Specialist

Areas of Interest: Crop Production & Storage, Insect, Disease & Weed Management.

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Dairy

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Livestock

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Grazing

Forages

Forages

Grains

Grains

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Upcoming Events

Growing Great People: Training Skills for Dairy Farmers

June 29, 2022
Clifton Springs, NY

Become an Effective On-the-Job Trainer!  This hands-on workshop is for all farm managers, supervisors and employees who are involved with training other employees. More than one participant per farm is encouraged to attend. Learn together in both English and Spanish. 

Growing Great People: Training Skills for Dairy Farmers

June 30, 2022
Pavilion, NY

Become an Effective On-the-Job Trainer!  This hands-on workshop is for all farm managers, supervisors and employees who are involved with training other employees. More than one participant per farm is encouraged to attend. Learn together in both English and Spanish. 

Calving Workshop: Ontario County

July 1, 2022
Stanley, NY

Registration Now Open!  To pull or not to pull? 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.

Announcements

State Agriculture Commissioner lifts ban on poultry shows, auctions in NYS

On June 3, New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball announced the end of the bans on live poultry shows, exhibitions, auctions, sales, meets, and swaps in New York State. The decision to lift the bans comes as cases decrease nationwide, including in New York state, which has not had a detection of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in nearly two months.



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!