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January 2021

Dairy Day 2021

January 16, 2021 : Dairy Day 2021
12-2pm
All 4 sessions will be offered virtually via Zoom

All 4 sessions will be offered virtually via Zoom

January 12th - Milk Quality

January 13th - Industry Sustainability

January 14th - Dairy Markets and Labor

January 15th - Calf Management



February 2021

Practical Soil Health Series

Event Offers DEC Credits

February 9, 2021
February 16, 2021
February 23, 2021
March 2, 2021

12:30pm
Virtually via Zoom

Practical Soil Health Series, Part 2 of 4 - Compaction Management

February 16, 2021
12:30pm
Virtual

Part 2 of 4 in the 2021 Practical Soil Health weekly series.

25th Annual Crop Congress

February 24 - February 26, 2021
10:00am - 12:25pm
Virtually via Zoom

The 25th Annual North Country Crop Congress will be February 24 & 25, 2021 and begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. and end at 12:25 p.m. Agricultural experts will discuss the latest crop production technologies and agronomic research that will affect many farms in the region.  This event will be hosted online as a live event via ZOOM.



March 2021

Practical Soil Health Series

Event Offers DEC Credits

February 9, 2021
February 16, 2021
February 23, 2021
March 2, 2021

12:30pm
Virtually via Zoom

Beginner Hay and Pasture School

March 11, 2021
7-9pm
Virtually via Zoom

 Nutritional Forage Quality Goals

 Forage Sampling & Interpreting Forage Analysis 

 Basics of Grazing & Hay Making

 Pasture & Hay Field Renovation, Reclaiming Old Fields

 

Advanced Hay and Pasture School

March 18, 2021
7-9pm
Virtually via Zoom

 2020 Drought- It's still here… How do we manage 2021 and the long term?

Buying and Selling Hay- Pricing, Types, Methods of Advertising, Forage Analysis

Pasture/Land Rental/Custom Rates- Where to get some ideas?




Calves 101: Starting them Right

March 24, 2021
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtually via Zoom

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County will be hosting a free webinar, Calves 101: Starting Them Right, on Wednesday, March 24th, 2021 from 7:00pm-8:00pm. Veterans and Military families are welcome and encouraged to attend!

Bottle Lambs & Kids

March 31, 2021
7-8:30pm

Fostering or raising lambs and kids requires critical skills, care and attention. This introductory online class, through Zoom, will go over the basics in fostering and raising lambs and kids from birth to weaning, best management practices and nutrition.

Uprooting Racism, Seeding Sovereignty

March 31, 2021
7-9pm
Virtually via Zoom

CCE of SLC along with the North Country Sustainability Day & Green Living Fair are hosting a presentation and Q&A with farmer, soil steward, and food sovereignty activist, Leah Penniman. The webinar, "Uprooting Racism, Seeding Sovereignty"


Click here to Register.



April 2021

Raising Pigs: From Piglet to Pork Chop

April 21, 2021
7-8:30pm
Virtually via Zoom

Springtime is a common time of year when North Country farmers begin raising piglets. This introductory online class, through Zoom, will go over the basics in raising pigs from start to finish, including best management practices, hog care and marketing of pigs.



May 2021

No Events Scheduled at this Time



June 2021

Beat the Heat! Heat Stress Management Program

June 22, 2021
June 30, 2021
: Heat Stress Management Program
7-8:30pm

June 22, 2021

7:00pm - 8:30pm

Kelly Farm

2270 DeKalb Kelly Rd

Rensselaer Falls

June 30, 2021

7:00pm - 8:30pm

Miner Institute Dairy Barn

1034 Miner Farm Rd Chazy, NY



July 2021

Calf Barn Ventilation Program

July 27 - July 28, 2021
12:30 - 2:30pm

Join us for a free on-farm demonstration and discussion about the importance of adequate calf barn ventilation and the impacts ventilation has on calf health and performance. This program is applicable to any sized dairy farm, and any type of barn ventilation system.

 



August 2021

No Events Scheduled at this Time



September 2021

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October 2021

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November 2021

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December 2021

No Events Scheduled at this Time




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Upcoming Events

Beat the Heat! Heat Stress Management Program

June 22, 2021
June 30, 2021
: Heat Stress Management Program

June 22, 2021

7:00pm - 8:30pm

Kelly Farm

2270 DeKalb Kelly Rd

Rensselaer Falls

June 30, 2021

7:00pm - 8:30pm

Miner Institute Dairy Barn

1034 Miner Farm Rd Chazy, NY

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Calf Barn Ventilation Program

July 27 - July 28, 2021

Join us for a free on-farm demonstration and discussion about the importance of adequate calf barn ventilation and the impacts ventilation has on calf health and performance. This program is applicable to any sized dairy farm, and any type of barn ventilation system.

 

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Announcements

Managing Forages through Drought Webinars

Part 1: Managing Pastures in Drought may be viewed here: https://vod.video.cornell.edu/media/1_19bj2cuc

Part 2: Stored Forages: Winter Feed Supply Beyond the Drought may be viewed here: https://vod.video.cornell.edu/media/1_ql576klx


The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is spreading rapidly across the world.

Although cities have the most sick people, the disease has reached rural communities of New York as well. Everyone needs to take this very seriously. Agriculture is an essential business, so many of us will continue to go to work. However, we all need to take precautions to stay safe and help prevent further spread of the disease. The key things to do are limit contact with other people and keep everything very clean. We've prepared a new resource to help Spanish- and English-speaking farm employees access credible, multi-lingual information that they can use right away. Here are this links to a printable resource for farms to use:
English COVID 19 Procedures
Spanish COVID 19 Procedures


To see a full list of other relevant resources, click here.




How to Manage COVID-19 Risk on Dairy Farms

Straightforward helpful steps to manage risk on dairy farms!  We are happy to help talk farms through these steps and develop risk management plans for protecting owners and team members. Reach out to Kelsey O'Shea via email kio3@cornell.edu for more information.

Click here to view the steps...


Update - Regional Ag Team Operations during COVID-19

Click here to get the updated information on our operations.


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