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Managing Weeds in Field Crops

Event Details

Event Offers DEC Credits


February 28, 2024


10am - Noon & 2:30 - 4:30pm


CCE Schoharie County & CCE Madison County


Registration for Cobleskill location : $10.00

(addl attendee $10.00 ea.)

Registration for Morrisville location : $10.00

(addl attendee $10.00 ea.)


Central New York Dairy and Field Crops

Erik Smith

2.0 DEC Credits available for categories 1a, 10, 21.  You will only receive DEC credits for attending one meeting.

FSA New Borrower Training Credits available.

This event will held at:

10am - Noon at CCE Schoharie County, 173 S Grand St, Suite 1, Cobleskill, NY 12043

2:30-4:30pm at CCE Madison County, 100 Eaton St, Morrisville, NY 13408


  • 10 - 10:15 am Practice using a weed ID app. (15 min) - Erik
  • 10:15 - 10:55 am Devising low-cost herbicide programs for corn and soybeans: planning, herbicide selection, herbicide timing, adjuvants …. (40 min) - Vipan
  • 10:55 - 11:15 am Using herbicides and cover crops. (20 min) - Vipan
  • 11:15 - 11:30 am Weed control in alfalfa and in grass crops. (15 min) -Aaron
  • 11:30 am - Noon Tackling the difficult weeds and weed control issues (30 min) - Vipan, Aaron, Erik

This event is also available in Troy and Salem NY on February 27.  Click here to register. These two meetings have the same agenda as these events, so you will NOT receive more DEC credits for attending either of them if you attend one in Cobleskill or Morrisville.

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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?"

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Why should farmers join?

1. It's free and easy!
2. Connect with more local customers. In the past year the 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 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

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