Event Details


August 28, 2017


1-3:30 pm


Hanehan Family Dairy
207 County Road 67
Stillwater, NY 12170


This event is free.


Central New York Dairy and Field Crops

Pre-Registration Deadline: August 27, 2017


2017 Corn Silage Pre-Harvest Meeting ~ Stillwater

August 28, 2017

We will cover optimum harvest timing, kernel processing scoring, particle size, recent research on fiber digestibility, what effect this year's wet weather will have on fiber digestibility, bunker silo packing and optimal fermentation. We'll also discuss late season leaf diseases that always crop up at the end of the season, weed control, and nitrogen management.

While there is no charge for attending, we ask that you pre-register so we can be ready at each location and can contact you in the unlikely event of cancellation or rescheduling.  Deadline to register is the day before each event.

Register by calling CCE Herkimer at (315) 866-7920 or emailing herkimer@cornell.edu or online at the link above or fill out the form in the pdf and mail to CCE Herkimer.

The link above is to register for the Stillwater location only.  The full list of meetings are:

  • Monday, August 28 Hanehan Family Dairy 207 County Road 67, Stillwater, NY 12170
  • Tuesday, August 29 Cooperstown Holstein Corp 188 County Highway 33W, Cooperstown, NY 13326 
  • Wednesday, August 30 Van Althius Dairy 7654 State Highway 12, Sherburne, NY 13460
  • Thursday, August 31 Stan-Ayr-Stan-Hol Farm 290 Phillips Schuyler Rd, Cobleskill, NY 12043
  • Friday, September 1 Veit Farms 7392 State Highway 5S, Fort Plain, NY 13339
To register for another location, see that location's event information.

2017 Corn Silage Pre-Harvest Meetings (PDF; 842KB)









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Welcome Nicole Tommell~Farm Business Management Specialist

We welcome Nicole Tommell as the new agricultural business management specialist on the Central New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops team. Nicole will provide leadership for planning and developing programing that emphasizes business management and profitability. Thanks to the CCE associations in the region and Cornell for expanding our team's capacity to meet the educational needs of the ag industry in Chenango, Fulton, Herkimer, Madison, Montgomery, Otsego, Saratoga and Schoharie Counties.

Nicole received her Bachelor of Technology degree from SUNY Cobleskill in Agricultural Business. She also holds a Masters in Agricultural Education from North Carolina State University. Before joining the team, Nicole was a Visiting Instructor at SUNY Cobleskill teaching courses ranging from agricultural business to animal science. She has also managed a diversified cattle operation she owns with her husband.

Her primary goal will be to provide business analysis, planning and development support for agricultural businesses in the region. Please welcome Nicole to the team.

You can reach Nicole at:
Phone: 315-867-6001
E-mail: nt375@cornell.edu

See her bio at: https://cnydfc.cce.cornell.edu/specialist.php?id=43

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