BATAVIA, N.Y. — Due to the ongoing uncertainty related to the Coronavirus pandemic, Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Northwest NY Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team has decided to transition the 2021 Forage Congress into a virtual conference scheduled for March 11, 2021. The conference will be held using Zoom. Pre-Registration is required. Cost: $25 per person. Pre-registration is now open on the NWNY Team’s website, https://nwnyteam.cce.cornell.edu/. Registration closes March 9, 2021.
Topics and Agenda include:
10:00 – 10:30am – The Economic Costs of Loading & Mixing, Jason Karszes, PRO-DAIRY, Cornell University
10:35 – 11:05am – Improving Harvest Management, Joe Lawrence, PRO-DAIRY, Cornell University & Tom Kilcer, Advanced Ag Solutions (recording)
11:10 – 11:40am – Nutritive Value and Yield of Reduced-Lignin Alfalfa Cultivars in Monoculture & Binary Mixtures with Perennial Grass, Dr. Jerry Cherney, Cornell University
11:45 – 12:15pm – Cover Crop Adoption on Dairy Farms, Dr. Virginia Moore, Cornell University
Questions, contact: Brandie Waite at: 585-343-3040 x138
The Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team is a partnership between Cornell University and the Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations serving dairy, livestock, and field crop farm businesses and supporting industries in these nine northwest New York counties: Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne and Wyoming.
–Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team
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