Catskill Regional Ag Conference

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2019 Conference – Thursday, January 10

(Registration requested by January 1)

The conference is hosted in Farrell Hall at SUNY Delhi and features multiple learning tracks to chose from.  The conference also features an event luncheon with key note speaker and a tradeshow featuring local agri-service providers. There is a great turn-out of about 150 people.  Many look forward to this event each January where they can come and learn about timely topics in the industry. We hope you will join us.

2018 CONFERENCE INFORMATION (example only – 2019 data coming soon)


Today’s Milk Market and Understanding
the Future

Dr. Andy Novakovic, Cornell University


Understanding the GMO Issue

Dr. Margaret Smith, Cornell University


Non-GMO Rations

Dr. Larry Chase, Cornell University Emeritus


Small Ruminant Research at Cornell

Dr. Mike Thonney, Director of Cornell Sheep Program & Niko KochendoerferCornell Graduate Student

Handling Livestock Safely

Lynn Bliven, Ag Issue Leader, CCE-Allegany

Marketing Livestock Products
Matt LaRoux,

Ag Marketing Specialist, SCNY Ag Team


Getting the Most from Your Pasture Soil

Fay Benson, Cornell University, SCNY


 Be a Master Grazier

Karen Hoffman, Resource Conservationist in Animal Science, NRCS


Pasture Renovation

Troy Bishopp, Grass Farmer & Grazing Specialist for the Upper Susquehanna Coalition


Cider Apple Varieties for NY State

Nathan Wojtyna, Cornell University


 Growing Hemp in 2017 & Plans for 2018

Maire Ullrich, CCE Orange County, ENY Horticulture Team


 Maximizing Profit with Tomatoes

Crystal Stewart, Vegetable Specialist ENY Horticulture

Full Brochure (PDF)

Early Bird Sessions at 10:00 AM
  • New Generation of Farmers
  • Agri-Tourism: Is it For You?
  • Everything you Wanted to Know about Sheep & Goat Management, but were afraid to Ask

For more information about each session and the luncheon, please download a schedule.

Schedule Only (PDF)

Event sponsored by: Cornell Cooperative Extension Delaware County and the Watershed Agricultural Council.

Dale Dewing
WAP Issue Leader, Nutrient Manager
[email protected]
(607) 865-7090