Catskill Regional Agriculture Conference

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2019 Conference – Thursday, January 10

(Registration requested by January 4)

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.

2019 CONFERENCE INFORMATION

DAIRY TRACK

Managing Dairy Health: Relying less on Antibiotics

Dr. Hubert Karreman, VMD

 

Dairy Benchmarking for Success

Mariane Kiraly & Paul Cerosaletti, CCE Delaware

 

Dairy X Beef Cross-bred Calves: An Opportunity for Dairy Farms

Dr. Mike Baker, Cornell University

GRAZING TRACK

Grazing Hacks: Practical Tips and Tools for Creating Grazing Management Efficiencies

Troy Bishopp, Grass Farmer and Grazing Specialist foe the Upper Susquehanna Coalition

 “Grass, a tale of two farmers.” Approaches to High Performance from Pasture

Nathan Weaver, Grass Fed Dairy Producer & Benjamin Hepler, CCE Delaware

Multi-Species Grazing

Dr. Hubert Karreman

LIVESTOCK TRACK

Storing and Feeding Hay Crops to Livestock Efficiently

Rich Taber, CCE Chenango

 

Holistic Approaches to Ruminant Animal Health

Dr. Hubert Karreman, VMD

 

Grassfed Livestock Production

Mackenzie Waro, Strauss Brands

VEGETABLES TRACK

Soil Health for Vegetable Production

Crystal Stewart, Vegetable Specialist ENY Horticulture Team & Jean-Paul Courtens, Roxbury Farm

 

 High Tunnel Soil Fertility and Disease Management

Ethan Grundberg, Vegetable Specialist ENY Horticulture Team

 

Hemp Q&A

Full Brochure (PDF)

Early Bird Sessions at 10:00 AM
  • Transitioning Farms
  • Grow Your Business
  • Intro to Beef Farming in the Catskills

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