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December 2019

Cow Comfort Program- Freestall

December 2, 2019
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Avon, NY

Cow Comfort Program- Freestall
The Cow Comfort Workshops are an educational program for farmers, employees and agriservice professionals who work directly with dairy cows. The workshops will cover economics of improving cow comfort, stall design and management, stocking density, heat abatement and effects on production.  

Cow Comfort Program - Freestall

December 3, 2019
9:30am - 3:00pm
Preble, NY

Cow Comfort Program - Freestall
One day cow comfort program for freestall barns, featuring Dr Rick Grant from Miner Institute as guest speaker.
  • Economics
  • Stall design, bedding management
  • Stocking density 
  • Heat abatement
  • Assessment w/ host farm walkthrough
Speakers funded by NY Farm Viability Institute
Workshop Lunch sponsored by Cargill

BQA Transportation Training

December 4, 2019
6-9 pm
New Berlin, NY

The Right Way is the Only Way

Cow Comfort Program~Amsterdam

December 4, 2019
9:30am-3:00pm
Amsterdam, NY

Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY Presents: Cow Comfort Workshops

2020 Hemp Session

December 4, 2019
9am - 2:15pm
Syracuse, NY

Hemp Session at the Empire State Producers Expo!

Herbicide Resistant Weed Control in NNY

December 6, 2019
10:45am - 12:15pm
Adams, NY

Herbicide resistant marestail has been found in several fields NNY. This weed has the potential to quickly spread to other fields and will become a much bigger problem to deal with next spring. Resistant marestail will be most difficult to control in soybeans but can also be a problem in corn and winter wheat as well. If you are a soybean grower plan on attending this meeting to learn about effective herbicide resistant weed control strategies and how to deal with resistant marestail on your farm.
  • 1.25 NYS DEC pesticide credits (categories 1A, 10, 21, 23)
  • 1.0 CCA CEU

CNY Feeder Calf Sale

December 6, 2019
2pm

CNY Feeder Calf Sale
The CNY Feeder Calf Sale will be Friday, December 6, 2019.

REDUCED Cow Comfort Workshop - Freestalls and Tie Stalls

December 6 - December 9, 2019
9:30am - 3:00pm
Lowville, NY 13367, NY

December 6th - Scotty's Diner, 1049 US -11, Moira, NY
December 9th - CCE of Jefferson County


2019 Feed Dealers' Seminar

December 9, 2019
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Cortland, NY

2019 Feed Dealers' Seminar
The Feed Dealer Seminars are specifically targeted for nutritionists, veterinarians, crop and management consultants, extension educators, and dairy producers with specific interest in nutrition-oriented topics.

2019 Feed Dealer Seminar~Ballston Spa

December 10, 2019
6-9 pm
Ballston Spa, NY

2019 Feed Dealer Seminar

Hogs, Hops and Honey - Oh My!

December 10, 2019
6pm - 8pm
Ellicottville, NY

Hogs, Hops and Honey - Oh My!
Join Katelyn Walley-Stoll, Business Management Specialist with Cornell Cooperative Extension's Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Program, for this interactive workshop that will give an overview of agricultural production options in our region. Additionally, participants will have the opportunity to learn about enterprise budgeting and analysis, evaluating assets and optimizing production capacity, and marketing.

Cow Comfort Program- Tiestall

December 10, 2019
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Penn Yan, NY

Cow Comfort Program- Tiestall
The Tie Stall Cow Comfort Workshop is an educational program for farmers, employees and agriservice professionals who work directly with dairy cows. Each session will include an on-farm portion where attendees walk through the farm and complete an assessment.

Private Pesticide Applicator Certification Training

December 11, 2019
12:30pm - 2:45pm
Lowville, NY

Do you want to buy and apply restricted use pesticides for your own farm?

This is short course will provide an overview of the certified pesticide applicator laws and regulations. It will also cover the key concepts that pesticide applicators need to learn prior to taking the applicator certification exam.

Info Session on the Farm Laborers Fair Labor Practices Act

December 12, 2019
1:00-2:00pm
Homer, NY

Info Session on the Farm Laborers Fair Labor Practices Act
This free info session will provide details about the Farm Laborers Fair Labor Practices Act, which takes effect on January 1, 2020. Representatives from NYSDOL will be present to answer questions and discuss how the changes will affect scheduling, payment of wages, and recordkeeping for ag employers.

Cow Comfort Program~Cazenovia

December 12, 2019
9:30am-3:00pm
Cazenovia, NY

Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY Presents: Cow Comfort Workshops

2019 Feed Dealers' Seminar

December 13, 2019
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Batavia, NY

2019 Feed Dealers' Seminar
The Feed Dealer Seminars are specifically targeted for nutritionists, veterinarians, crop and management consultants, extension educators, and dairy producers with specific interest in nutrition-oriented topics.

Cow Comfort Program - Tiestall

December 13, 2019
9:30am - 3:00pm
Owego, NY

Cow Comfort Program - Tiestall
One day cow comfort program for tiestall barns, featuring Dr Dan McFarland from Penn State as guest speaker.
  • Economics
  • Stall design, bedding management
  • Stocking density 
  • Ventilation & Heat abatement
  • Assessment w/ host farm walkthrough
Speakers funded by NY Farm Viability Institute
Workshop Lunch sponsored by Cargill

Empire State Barley and Malt Summit

December 16 - December 17, 2019
Noon-8 pm day one, 7:30 am - 4 pm day two
Liverpool, NY

3rd Empire State Barley and Malt Summit

Info Session on the Farm Laborers Fair Labor Practices Act- Newark

December 17, 2019
10:00- 11:30 am
Newark, NY

Come join the NWNY Dairy team and Agriculture Labor Specialists from NYS Department of Labor to get the answers you need.  

Info Session on the Farm Laborers Fair Labor Practices Act- Warsaw

December 17, 2019
2:00-3:30 pm
Warsaw, NY

Come join the NWNY Dairy team and Agriculture Labor Specialists from NYS Department of Labor to get the answers you need.  

Questions About the New NYS Farm Labor Laws? Chat with an Expert! Cooperstown

December 18, 2019
6-8 pm
Cooperstown, NY

Come join the CNYDLFC team and Agriculture Labor Specialists from NYS Department of Labor to get the answers you need.  

Info Session on the Farm Laborers Fair Labor Practices Act- Albion

December 18, 2019
9:30- 11:00 am
Albion, NY

Come join the NWNY Dairy team and Agriculture Labor Specialists from NYS Department of Labor to get the answers you need.  

Questions About the New NYS Farm Labor Laws? Chat with an Expert! Morrisville

December 19, 2019
1-3 pm
Morrisville, NY

Come join the CNYDLFC team and Agriculture Labor Specialists from NYS Department of Labor to get the answers you need.  

January 2020

Dairy Day

January 3 - January 24, 2020
10-3pm
Lowville, NY 13367, NY

January 3rd - Bruston-Moira Legion
January 22nd - Lowville Elks
January 24th - Watertown Elks

Livestock Techniques Hands-on Workshop ~ Ballston Spa location

January 7, 2020
5-7 pm
Ballston Spa, NY

Three locations to choose from.

Livestock Techniques Hands-on Workshop ~ Cobleskill location

January 8, 2020
5-7 pm
Cobleskill, NY

Three locations to choose from.

Corn Congress - Batavia Location

Event Offers DEC Credits

January 8, 2020
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Batavia, NY

Corn Congress - Batavia Location
Please join the NWNY Dairy, Livestock and Field Crop Team for our annual Corn Congress.  DEC re-certification points and Certified Crop Adviser credits available, so bring your picture ID.  Lunch is included.  Hear from program-related professionals and visit with our sponsoring vendors.  

Livestock Techniques Hands-on Workshop ~ Cooperstown location

January 9, 2020
5-7 pm
Cooperstown, NY

Three locations to choose from.

Corn Congress - Waterloo Location

Event Offers DEC Credits

January 9, 2020
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Waterloo, NY

Corn Congress - Waterloo Location
Please join the NWNY Dairy, Livestock and Field CropsTeam for our annual Corn Congress. DEC re-certification points and Certified Crop Adviser credits available, so bring your picture ID. Lunch is included. Hear from program-related professionals and visit with our sponsoring vendors. 

Field Crop Pest Management Meeting ~ Otsego County

Event Offers DEC Credits

January 13, 2020
1-3 pm
Cooperstown, NY

Save the date for Field Crop Pest Management Meetings!

Field Crop Pest Management Meeting ~ Chenango County

Event Offers DEC Credits

January 14, 2020
1-3 pm
Norwich, NY

Save the date for Field Crop Pest Management Meetings!

Field Crop Pest Management Meeting ~ Madison County

Event Offers DEC Credits

January 15, 2020
1-3 pm
Morrisville, NY

Save the date for Field Crop Pest Management Meetings!

Field Crop Pest Management Meeting ~ Fulton/Montgomery Counties

Event Offers DEC Credits

January 16, 2020
1-3 pm
Fonda, NY

Save the date for Field Crop Pest Management Meetings!

2020 Hemp Session

January 16 - December 4, 2019
9am - 2:15pm
Syracuse, NY

2020 Hemp Session
Hemp Session at the Empire State Producers Expo!

2020 Hemp Session

January 16, 2020
9am - 2:15pm
Syracuse, NY

2020 Hemp Session
Hemp Session at the Empire State Producers Expo!

Field Crop Pest Management Meeting ~ Schoharie County

Event Offers DEC Credits

January 17, 2020
1-3 pm
Cobleskill, NY

Save the date for Field Crop Pest Management Meetings!

Field Crop Pest Management Meeting ~ Saratoga County

Event Offers DEC Credits

January 21, 2020
1-3 pm
Ballston Spa, NY

Save the date for Field Crop Pest Management Meetings!

Sheep and Goat Nutrition 101

January 21, 2020
5 pm
Cooperstown, NY

Come join us for an informational sheep and goat talk regarding nutrition. 

COMING SOON!...... 2020 Southern Tier Crop Congress

Event Offers DEC Credits

January 22, 2020
9am
Belfast, NY

Check back for details and registration.

Modern On-Farm Preparedness (All 6 Sessions)

January 23 - February 27, 2020
1-2 pm Webinars, 1-4 pm On farm

Modern On-Farm Preparedness (All 6 Sessions)
Six sessions created to help farms prepare for modern situations
- Jan 23:  Urgent Situations (on-farm)
- Jan 30:  F.A.R.M 4.0 Update (live webinar)
- Feb 6:  Activists (live webinar)
- Feb 13:  Social Media (on-farm)
- Feb 20:  Disease Outbreaks & Biosecurity (live webinar)
- Feb 27:  On Farm Safety - Prevention, Prevention, Prevention (on-farm)

Modern On-Farm Preparedness (All 6 Sessions)

January 23 - February 27, 2020
1-2 pm Webinars, 1-4 pm On farm

Six sessions created to help farms prepare for modern situations
- Jan 23:  Urgent Situations (on-farm)
- Jan 30:  F.A.R.M 4.0 Update (live webinar)
- Feb 6:  Activists (live webinar)
- Feb 13:  Social Media (on-farm)
- Feb 20:  Disease Outbreaks & Biosecurity (live webinar)
- Feb 27:  On Farm Safety - Prevention, Prevention, Prevention (on-farm)

Modern On Farm Preparedness - Urgent Situations

January 23, 2020
1-4 pm

Preparedness for Urgent Situations.  Be Prepared for a fire, weather emergency or barn damage.
On-Farm, 1-4 pm

Modern On Farm Preparedness - Urgent Situations

January 23, 2020
1-4 pm
Perry, NY

Modern On Farm Preparedness - Urgent Situations
Preparedness for Urgent Situations.  Be Prepared for a fire, weather emergency or barn damage. Learn from NYCAMH and the local fire department how to prepare for the unexpected.  
On-Farm, 1-4 pm

Dairy Forage Options for Marginally Drained Land~ Cooperstown

January 27, 2020
1-3:00 pm
Cooperstown, NY

Dairy Forage Options for Marginally Drained Land~ Norwich

January 28, 2020
1-3:00 pm
Norwich, NY

Dairy Forage Options for Marginally Drained Land~ Morrisville

January 29, 2020
1-3:00 pm
Morrisville, NY

Modern On Farm Preparedness - F.A.R.M. 4.0 Update

January 30, 2020
1-2 pm
Albion, NY

Modern On Farm Preparedness - F.A.R.M. 4.0 Update
The F.A.R.M. Program is evolving as farmers implement the program.  Learn about how farmers have used and gained benefits and how you can use the F.A.R.M. program.
Live Webinar, 1-2pm, 

Modern On Farm Preparedness - F.A.R.M. Update

January 30, 2020
1-2 pm

The F.A.R.M. Program is evolving as farmers implement the program.  Learn about how farmers have used and gained benefits and how you can use the F.A.R.M. program.
Live Webinar, 1-2pm, 

Modern On Farm Preparedness - F.A.R.M. Update

January 30, 2020
1-2 pm
Albion, NY

Modern On Farm Preparedness - F.A.R.M. Update
The F.A.R.M. Program is evolving as farmers implement the program.  Learn about how farmers have used and gained benefits and how you can use the F.A.R.M. program.
Live Webinar, 1-2pm, 

Dairy Forage Options for Marginally Drained Land~ Fonda

January 30, 2020
1-3:00 pm
Fonda, NY

February 2020

Soybean & Small Grains Congress - Batavia Location

Event Offers DEC Credits

February 5, 2020
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Batavia, NY

Soybean & Small Grains Congress - Batavia Location
Please join Cornell Cooperative Extension's NWNY Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Program team for the annual Soybean & Small Grains Congresses to be held at the Quality Inn & Suites, 8250 Park Road, Batavia, NY.

Modern On Farm Preparedness - Activist Preparedness

February 6 - November 19, 2019
1-2 pm

This session will address several aspects of dealing with activists, including good hiring practices, available resources for support, and a plan of who to contact if something happens on your farm. Learn how to talk about videos taken on other farms and how to prepare your employees for these events
1-2 pm (location TBD)

Modern On Farm Preparedness - Activist Preparedness

February 6, 2020
1-2 pm
Batavia, NY

Modern On Farm Preparedness - Activist Preparedness
This session will address several aspects of dealing with activists, including good hiring practices, available resources for support, and a plan of who to contact if something happens on your farm. Learn how to talk about videos taken on other farms and how to prepare your employees for these events
1-2 pm

Soybean/Small Grains Congress - Waterloo Location

Event Offers DEC Credits

February 6, 2020
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Waterloo, NY

Soybean/Small Grains Congress - Waterloo Location
Please join Cornell Cooperative Extension's NWNY Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Program team for the annual Soybean & Small Grains Congresses to be held at the Quality Inn (former Holiday Inn), 2468 Route 414, Waterloo NY

2020 Corn Day

Event Offers DEC Credits

February 11, 2020
10 am-3 pm
Cooperstown, NY

Save the Date for the CNYDLFC Annual Corn Day

Modern On Farm Preparedness - Social Media

February 13 - November 19, 2019
1-4 pm

How to respond to negative comments on farm pages. Resources to tap into and people you can call for effective responses.
1-4 pm (location TBD)

Modern On Farm Preparedness - Social Media

February 13, 2020
1-4 pm
Oakfield, NY

Modern On Farm Preparedness - Social Media
How to respond to negative comments on farm pages. Resources to tap into and people you can call for effective responses.
1-4 pm 

Modern On Farm Preparedness - Disease Outbreaks & Biosecurity

February 20, 2020
1-2 pm

 Do you have a plan in place if there is a disease outbreak on the farm? Dr Melanie Hemenway, State Veterinarian, will provide concrete steps to deal with disease outbreaks and make biosecurity recommendations for prevention.
1-2 pm (location TBD)

Modern On Farm Preparedness - Disease Outbreaks & Biosecurity

February 20, 2020
1-2 pm
Warsaw, NY

Modern On Farm Preparedness - Disease Outbreaks & Biosecurity
 Do you have a plan in place if there is a disease outbreak on the farm? Dr Melanie Hemenway, State Veterinarian, will provide concrete steps to deal with disease outbreaks and make biosecurity recommendations for prevention.
1-2 pm 

Risk Management Series~Cooperstown

February 25 - March 3, 2020
6-8 pm
Cooperstown, NY

Risk Management Series~Morrisville

February 26 - March 4, 2020
6-8 pm
Morrisville, NY

Modern On Farm Preparedness - On-Farm Safety

February 27, 2020
1-4 pm

 Accidents happen, but this session will focus on prevention and also address accident response.
1-4 pm (location TBD)

Modern On Farm Preparedness - On-Farm Safety

February 27, 2020
1-4 pm

Modern On Farm Preparedness - On-Farm Safety
 Accidents happen, but this session will focus on prevention and also address accident response.
1-4 pm (location TBD)

Risk Management Series~Ballston Spa

February 27 - March 5, 2020
6-8 pm
Ballston Spa, NY


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Upcoming Events

Herbicide Resistant Weed Control in NNY

December 6, 2019
10:45am - 12:15pm
Adams, NY

Herbicide resistant marestail has been found in several fields NNY. This weed has the potential to quickly spread to other fields and will become a much bigger problem to deal with next spring. Resistant marestail will be most difficult to control in soybeans but can also be a problem in corn and winter wheat as well. If you are a soybean grower plan on attending this meeting to learn about effective herbicide resistant weed control strategies and how to deal with resistant marestail on your farm.
  • 1.25 NYS DEC pesticide credits (categories 1A, 10, 21, 23)
  • 1.0 CCA CEU

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REDUCED Cow Comfort Workshop - Freestalls and Tie Stalls

December 6 - December 9, 2019
9:30am - 3:00pm
Lowville, NY 13367, NY

December 6th - Scotty's Diner, 1049 US -11, Moira, NY
December 9th - CCE of Jefferson County

Please click here to register.

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Private Pesticide Applicator Certification Training

December 11, 2019
12:30pm - 2:45pm
Lowville, NY

Do you want to buy and apply restricted use pesticides for your own farm?

This is short course will provide an overview of the certified pesticide applicator laws and regulations. It will also cover the key concepts that pesticide applicators need to learn prior to taking the applicator certification exam.

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Announcements

Farm Financial Office Hours with Kesley O'Shea

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Preventing Sexual Harassment on Farms

Employee Resources
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USDA Announces New Decision Tool for New Dairy Margin Coverage Program

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