Catskill Regional Agriculture Conference

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2020 Conference – Thursday, January 9

(Registration requested by January 3)

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.

2020 Conference Information

DAIRY TRACK

Effective Ventilation for Dairy Cows & Calves

Dan McFarland, Penn State University

Heat Stress Abatement Techniques for Dairy Cattle

Dan McFarland, Penn State University

Big Changes to New York Farm Employment Laws

Richard Stup, Cornell Agricultural Workforce Development

GRAZING TRACK

Mob or Rotational Grazing: An Offer You Can’t Refuse

Eric Billman, USDA-Agricultural Research Service

Pasture Management: The Balancing Act

Titus Martin, ACES Grazing Specialist, USDA-NRCS

Livestock Fly IPM

Ken Wise, NYS Extension IPM Specialist

LIVESTOCK TRACK

Can Livestock Self-Select Nourishing Diets and Self Medicate?

Dr. Fred Provenza, Utah State University

Winter Livestock Feeding Strategies

Rich Toebe, CCE & Joe Evans, Sheep Farmer

Transgenerational Linkages to Landscapes

Dr. Fred Provenza, Utah State University

VEGETABLES TRACK

Looking to Diversify Your Product Offerings? Say “I Do” to Cut Flowers.

Rebecca Sadlowski, ROOTED Flower Farm

Tarping for Weed Control

Crystal Stewart, Vegetable Specialist, ENY Horticulture Team

Pests to Watch for in 2020

Teresa Rusinek, Vegetable Specialist, ENY Horticulture Team

Full Brochure (PDF)

Early Bird Sessions at 10:00 AM
  • Dairy Farm Adaptability in the Region
  • Intro to WAC’s Agricultural Conservation Easement Program
  • Intro to Small Scale Swine Production

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.

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