CCE Herkimer and the CNY Regional Dairy, Field Crop and Livestock Team have scheduled several on-farm Corn Silage Pre-Harvest meetings to help get farmers up to speed on the latest research-backed strategies that can be put to work on their dairies. Covered will be optimum harvest timing, kernel processing scoring, particle size, recent research on fiber digestibility, what effect this year's weather will have on fiber digestibility, bunker silo packing and optimal fermentation. Also discussed will be late season leaf diseases that always crop up at the end of the season, weed control and nitrogen management.
There is no charge for attending, but we ask that you preregister so we can be ready at each location and can contact you in the unlikely event of cancellation or rescheduling. Deadline to register is the day before each event.
Register by contacting CCE Herkimer at (315) 866-7920 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or online at http://cnydfc.cce.cornell.edu/events.php.
Meetings will be held from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm at the following locations:
Wednesday, August 22 - Tissiere Brothers, 559 Clover Road, Cobleskill, NY 12043
Thursday, August 23 - Woodlawn Dairy Farm, 201 Dugan Road, Richfield Sprintgs, NY 13439
Monday, August 27 - Mead Farm, 244 Hilltop Road, Sprakers, NY 12166
Tuesday, August 28 - Johnson Farms LLC, 4995 State Highway 80, New Berlin, NY 13411
Wednesday, August 29 - Welcome Stock Farm, 283 West River Road, Schuylerville, NY 12871
Thursday, August 30 - Morrisville State College, Arnold Fisher Dairy Comples, Eaton Street, Morrisville, NY 13408
Morrisville State College
Arnold Fisher Dairy Complex
Morrisville, NY 13408