Event Offers DEC Credits

Event Details

Date

January 18, 2018

Time

1-3 pm

Location

CCE Saratoga Extension Office
50 West High St
Ballston Spa, NY 12020

Cost

$10.00
(additional attendee $10.00 ea.)

Host

Central New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Pre-Registration Deadline: January 11, 2018

EVENT HAS PASSED

Field Crop Pest Management Meeting ~ Saratoga County

January 18, 2018


Which was your problem in 2017?
  • Weeds
  • Insects
  • Diseases
Come and discuss pest management and growing season issues that affected your crops in 2017 and look ahead to changes you might make for 2018.

The link above is for the Little Falls location only.  The full list of meetings are: 

Friday, January 12, Travel Lodge, 20 Albany St, Little Falls, NY
Monday, January 22, Montgomery County Annex Building, Room 111, 20 Park Street, Fonda, NY
Tuesday, January 16, CCE Chenango Extension Office, 99 Broad St, Norwich
Wednesday, January 17, CCE Schoharie Extension Office, 173 South Grand St, Cobleskill, NY
Thursday, January 18, CCE Saratoga Extension Office, 50 West High St., Ballston Spa, NY
Friday, January 19, CCE Otsego Extension Office, 123 Lake Street, Cooperstown, NY


Approved for the following:
DEC Pesticide Applicator Recertification Credits:
2 Category: 1a, 10 or 21
You must be present at 1:00 PM and have your Applicator ID with you to receive credit!
You will only receive credit for attending one session.

Certified Crop Adviser Continuing Education Units: 
Integrated Pest Management: 2CEUs

Register and pay for meeting with a credit card for the Ballston Spa location with the link above.  To register for another location, see that location's information.  You may also print the flyer from the pdf and mail in your registration with a check. 


2018 Pest Management (PDF; 729KB)


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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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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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