Livestock

LivestockBeef cattle, sheep and goats are well suited to North Country farms and families due to the abundance of grass for hay and pasture, a cool weather growing season and ease of access to quality water. Livestock numbers have increased over 14% in the past 10 years suggesting they are occupying some of those farms that aren't as suitable to the intensive cropping required by modern dairies. Northern New York Livestock producers work together along with Cornell Cooperative Extension to improve their management and market their products locally and statewide.

LIVESTOCK CATEGORIES




Most Recent Livestock Content

Key Points to Remener when Composting Livestock

Lindsay Ferlito, Dairy Management
North Country Regional Ag Team

Last Modified: December 4, 2018

Mortality Disposal Guidance

Lindsay Ferlito, Dairy Management
North Country Regional Ag Team

Last Modified: October 24, 2018

2018 Feed Dealer Seminars

Tatum Langworthy, Sr. Administrative Assistant
North Country Regional Ag Team

Last Modified: October 17, 2018





Dairy

Dairy

Business

Business

Livestock

Livestock

Forages

Forages

Grains

Grains

calendar of events

Upcoming Events

Academy of Dairy Executives

January 30 - January 31, 2019

Session 2: January 30-31, Best Western, Canton
Session 3: March 27-28, Harbor Hotel, Clayton

view details

23rd Annual North Country Crop Congress & Agribusiness Trade Show

January 31, 2019
10-3pm
Watertown, NY

Early Registration til January 27, 2019 only $25.00.
Click here to register.

view details

Dairy Day St. Lawrence County

February 13 - February 14, 2019
10-3pm

February 13th - Mo's Place, Malone
February 14th - Best Western, Canton


view details

Announcements

Three Free Digester Workshops offered through CCE St. Lawrence Co.

CCE of St. Lawrence County is offering three FREE workshops showcasing the research results from our feasibility study of anaerobic digester technology on small farms. The research was conducted by our partners at Clarkson University using the anaerobic digester at the Extension Learning Farm, which is fed both manure from a dairy operation and vegetable waste from our commercial kitchen. The digester heats a small green house that starts our seedling plants. We have a small scale vegetable-only digester as well. The research and program targets small dairies under 200 head, livestock producers, horticulture producers and anyone interested in alternative energy.

Program will be held on December 5, January 7, and March 6. A catered meal is provided at each program. Participants within the North Country Region will be given a $25 stipend to help cover travel costs, those from outside the region will be given $50. To receive the stipend, participants will need to complete a pre/post-test survey.

More information and registration information can be found here: http://stlawrence.cce.cornell.edu/events/2018/12/05/exploring-digester-technology


Need some advice during this farm crisis....

Click the link below to read the Do's and Don'ts March 2018
and Fireside Chat
Click here to read both articles.



NEWSLETTER   |   CURRENT PROJECTS   |   IMPACT IN NY   |   RESOURCES   |   SITE MAP
North Country Regional Ag Team - Cornell Cooperative Extension
Your Trusted Source for Research-Based Knowledge