Forages

ForagesHigh yields of high-quality forage are vital to the dairy and livestock industries. Feed-costs are often half of a farm's business expenses each year. This page contains resources and information to help farmers better manage silage, hay, and pastures. 

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2017 NYS & VT Corn Silage Trial Data Tables

Last Modified: November 27, 2017

We received the rest of the data back from Cumberland Valley Analytical Services today and I am attaching a preliminary report containing the data tables and basic information on the trials. We will be working on analyzing the data from predicted milk yields with the Cornell Net Carbohydrate and Protein System (CNCPS) model in the coming weeks and will provide a full report with that information once complete.

Alfalfa Snout Beetle - Hunting Season is Now Open

Kitty O'Neil, Team Leader, Field Crops & Soils Specialist
North Country Regional Ag Team

Last Modified: October 24, 2017

Don't Ignore Marestail!

Mike Hunter, Field Crops Specialist
North Country Regional Ag Team

Last Modified: October 24, 2017

Don't Ignore Marestail...





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2017 Dairy Summit

December 13, 2017
10am - 3pm
Canton, NY

Speakers
Matt Draper, Executive Director of the Shipley Center for
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Lindsay Ferlito, Kimberley Morrill, and Kelsey O'Shea,
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Frank Welcome, Sr. Extension Associate, Quality Milk Production Services (QMPS)

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2017 Dairy Summit

December 20, 2017
10am - 3pm
Malone, NY

Speakers
Matt Draper, Executive Director of the Shipley Center for
Innovations, Clarkson University
Lindsay Ferlito, Kimberley Morrill, and Kelsey O'Shea,
North Country Regional Ag Team
Frank Welcome, Sr. Extension Associate, Quality Milk Production Services (QMPS)

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Jefferson County Dairy Scene

January 23, 2018
10am - 3pm
Watertown, NY

Keynote Address: Generational and Consumer Product Trends or "Why don't people serve milk with dinner anymore?"
Matt Draper, Executive Director of the Shipley Center for Innovations, Clarkson University.

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2017 NYS & VT Corn Silage Trial Data Tables

Preliminary results of the 2017 Corn Silage Variety Trials conducted in New York and Vermont are now available. Twenty-three 80-95-RM hybrids and forty-nine 96-100 RM hybrids were grown at each of 3 trial sites. Two sites were placed in NYS (Central and Northern NY) while one was in Northern VT. A PDF document listing preliminary data tables may be accessed in at this link:

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