YORKSHIRE, N.Y. — Cornell Cooperative Extension is excited to announce: Forage and Pasture Management Workshop
Please join CCE Allegany, CCE Chautauqua, and CCE Livingston Counties; along with the NWNY & SWNY Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Teams on Saturday, April 23, 2022 from 9:30am – 3:30pm at the Pioneer High School in Yorkshire, NY for the Forage and Pasture Management Workshop.
This is a regional program involving several agencies that provide educational information and outreach to farmland owners. Presenters are brought in from both private and public sectors to provide participants with up-to-date information. Exhibitors from agricultural related business, organizations and agencies will also be on hand to address farmland owner questions.
The Keynote session will be Getting the Most out of Your Pastures and Hayfields without Breaking the Bank presented by Dan Steward from WNY Crop Management. Following the opening presentation there will be three concurrent sessions with 3 tracks to choose from per session. The Stored Forage Track will include Stored Forage Economics, Making Quality Hay and Baleage Panel, and Analyzing Forage Reports to Match Livestock Needs. In the Pasture Track: Setting up a Grazing System, Handling Livestock Safely and Equine Pasture Management. For the 3rd Equipment Track: Selecting and Purchasing Used Equipment, Tractor and Equipment Maintenance and Tractor Safety.
The registration fee is $40 for adults and youth rate (14–18 year-old) is $20 which covers lunch and proceeding. Pre-registration is required. Discounted Early Bird Registration deadline: Friday, April 8, 2022. For more details on classes offered or to register online: https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/Forage_Management_Workshop_202 or contact Lynn Bliven at email@example.com or (585) 268-7644 ext. 18 to receive a printed registration form.
Cornell Cooperative Extension offers educational programming and research based information to agricultural producers, growers, and agribusinesses. CCE is an employer and education recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities and provides equal program and employment opportunities.
For accommodations, please contact Lisa Kempisty at (716) 664-9502 or firstname.lastname@example.org at least one week prior to the event. Requests received after this date will be met when possible. For more information, call 525-268-7644 or visit our website at www.cce.cornell.edu/allegany.
–Cornell Cooperative Extension Allegany County