Event Offers DEC Credits

Event Details

Date

February 12, 2015

Time

10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Location

Beardslee Castle
123 Old State Rd
Little Falls, NY 13365

Cost

$30.00
(additional attendee $30.00 ea.)

Host

Central New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Pre-Registration Deadline: February 6, 2015

EVENT HAS PASSED

2015 Corn Day ~ Little Falls

February 12, 2015


Agenda

10:00-10:30 AM ~ Registration ~ Coffee and Danish

10:30 AM - Noon The fall of $8 corn and $16 soybeans: where will they land?
and Understanding 2014 Farm Bill Crop Programs

John Berry, Ag Marketing Educator, Penn State Extension

Noon-1:00 PM ~ Lunch

1:00-1:45 PM ~ Make your glyphosate herbicide program effective this year and next year
Dr Russ Hahn, Department of Crop and Soil Science, Cornell University

1:45-2:30 PM ~ The Rub With Neonicotinoid Insecticides; Identifying corn rootworm resistance in rootworm resistant hybrids and how to prevent it
Dr Elson J. Shields, Department of Entomology, Cornell University


1.5 DEC Pesticide Recertification Credits for Categories: 1, 10, 21, 23

Certified Crop Advisor CEUs:
Integrated Pest Management: 1
Professional Development: 1.5

Registration is $30 per person: Pre-registration is required!

Pay online with credit card with link above.

Or fill out the registration form on the attached pdf and return it along with payment to:
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Herkimer County
5657 State Route 5
Herkimer, NY 13350.
Make checks payable to: Cornell Cooperative Extension

Please call 315.866.7920 if you have any questions.

Registration must be received in the office by noon on Friday, February 6, 2015.

Registration allows us to communicate any cancellations or changes in arrangements.


2015 Corn Day Flyer (PDF; 763KB)


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Forages

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Grains

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Announcements

Cash Rent and Custom Harvest Survey

To date, there is limited information available about rental rates and fees for crop harvesting.  Farms can use this valuable information for their farm business planning to help improve decision making and profitability. 

The data that is collected, and the subsequent reports/findings/resources will be helpful for all of us to answer that call of "What's the average rental rate in my area?" and "How much do people charge to combine oats?"



Farmers Can Join MeatSuite For Free!

MeatSuite.com is a free resource provided by Cornell University where NY meat farmers can create a farm profile and list their bulk (wholes, halves, quarters) and bundled (i.e. Grilling Bundle) meat products.

Why should farmers join?

1. It's free and easy!
2. Connect with more local customers. In the past year the MeatSuite.com farm directory had 8,300 visits from New York consumers. Farm profiles get as many as 25 views per month from potential local customers. We also spotlight MeatSuite farms on social media and bring attention and purchases to farms through highlights and giveaways.

How do I join?

Farmers can visit https://www.meatsuite.com/farmers/ to create a free farm profile. You must list at least one product for your farm's profile to go live. You'll also have access to Cornell's free Meat Price Calculator, a helpful tool for pricing your meat to make a profit.

While you're on MeatSuite, check out the "Creating Consumer-Friendly Bulk Meats" publication on the log-in page. It has tips on how to create bulk meat products that are easier for first-time buyers to say "yes" to.

If you have any questions as you create your farm profile or products, we're here to help! Please email Matt LeRoux at mnl28@cornell.edu.


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