WELCOME! Our website is full of information and upcoming programs, but here are a few items of interest:
Cornell Cooperative Extension Statewide Mission
Thursday, November 3, Alumni Hall, Delhi, 5:00pm-8:30pm
To register by credit card, call 607-865-6531
“PLAN TO SUCCEED”
For New or Diversifying Farm Businesses!
FREE ENERGY WORKSHOPS PLANNED
Creating Learning Environments on Working Farms
September 14, 5pm-7:30pm, Hudson Valley Farm Hub, 1875 Mountain Road, Hurley NY.
How can farmers and apprentices co-create a learning environment that hones their skills and meets their farming goals? Also, the NOFA-NY team will lead a discussion about their recently produced On-Farm Skills Guide.
Registration fee: $15/person or $25/farm. To register call 585-271-1979 or https://www.nofany.org/events-news/events
Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Disaster Education Network has extensive resources available to help you address questions or concerns regarding water scarcity or potential drought.
Perennial Forage Cutting Heights
Recommendations for Alfalfa, Grass, & Mixed
Nutritionists indicate that the presence of ash in forages is becoming a chronic problem on many dairies. It has been reported that a 2 percent increase in ash (from 9 to 11 percent) can reduce milk by 1.9 lbs/cow/day (Sniffen, Fencrest, LLC.). That is certainly significant.