Event Offers DEC Credits

Event Details

Date

February 11, 2020

Time

10 am-3 pm

Location

Otesaga Resort Hotel
60 Lake St
Cooperstown, NY 13326

Cost

$30.00
(additional attendee $30.00 ea.)

Host

Central New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Pre-Registration Deadline: February 10, 2020

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2020 Corn Day

February 11, 2020


2020 Corn Day

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 
The Otesaga Resort Hotel
60 Lake St, Cooperstown
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

2 DEC Pesticide Recertification Credits: Categories: 1a, 10, 21 or 23

Certified Crop Advisor CEUs: 1.5 CEU Integrated Pest Management
.5 CEU Crop Management
.5 CEU Soil and Water Management

Agenda

10:00-10:30 am Registration, Coffee and Danish
You must be present by 10:30 and have your Applicator ID with you upon signing the roster to receive credit.
 
10:30-11:00 am Soil health affects what grows in your soil: Thinking beyond crops!
Dr. Carmen Greenwood, Associate Professor, Dept. of Fisheries, Wildlife and Environmental Sciences, SUNY Cobleskill
 
11:00 am-Noon The 15 Year Soil Health Journey at Morning Star Farms
Dave Magos of Morning Star Farms describes how you can have 850 cows, 2,600 crop acres and be 100% notill! Cover crops, weed control, manure handling and soil compaction are just some of the challenging issues Dave will address.

Noon-1:30 pm Lunch
 
1:30-2:00 pm Looking at nematodes for long term control of corn rootworms and?
Dr. Elson Shields, Department of Entomology, Cornell University
 
2:00-3:00 pm Herbicide Updates: New Materials and Uses & Palmer Amaranth, Water Hemp and Marestail: ID and Control
Mike Stanyard, NW NY Dairy Livestock and Field Crops Team, Cornell Cooperative Extension 

Pay online with credit card with link above. Note: Your transaction may take up to 60 seconds to complete. To help avoid duplicate payments, please wait and do not click the "Register for Event" button more than once.

Or fill out the registration form on the 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 (or CCE)

Please call 315.866.7920 if you have any questions.

Registration allows us to communicate any cancellations or changes in arrangements. 
Registration must be received by noon on Friday, February 7, 2020.

Note that if you receive a blank registration confirmation, please email herkimer@cornell.edu and we will forward you the correct confirmation. This has been a problem for some email servers such as Yahoo and Verizon.


Corn Day 2020 (PDF; 465KB)


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1. It's free and easy!
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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.

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