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Agricultural experts to share research, best practices, and recent trends virtually

Written By Editor on 1/3/22 | 1/3/22

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County, in partnership with the Watershed Agricultural Council, will be hosting the 19th annual Catskill Regional Agriculture Conference via Zoom from Tuesday to Thursday, January 11-13, 2022. Join farmers from around the region for this premier agricultural event. Our top-notch speakers will be presenting timely information about dairy, livestock, horticulture, grazing management, honey production and more.
Attendees can join in from the comfort and safety of their home or office. Participation is free. Registration is required to access the Zoom links. Attendees may choose to follow a single track or mix and match sessions that are of interest which include the following topics:
DAIRY: Fostering a Culture of Excitement and Motivation for the Farm’s Future, The Best Offense is a Great Defense:  Managing Dairy Cattle for Healthy Immune Systems, Transition Cow Tips to Win the Game
LIVESTOCK: Dealing with Dystocia:  Calving Emergencies and Newborn Care, Doctor, What Strange Love? Or How I Learned to Love the (dairy) Barn, Low-Cost Outdoor Beef and/or Small Ruminant Winter Shelter and Feed Management, Marketing Your Wool: production, Preparation, and Accessing the Market
GRAZING: Incorporating Annual Forages to the Grazing Plan, Pasture Soil Health Management, Managing Livestock Responsibly in Brush and Woodland Settings 
HORTICULTURE: What to Do When It All Goes Wrong, Please Stop Here!: The Successful Roadside Stand, From the Ground Up: Exploring Soil Health
HONEY: Introduction to Beekeeping and Marketing the Products of the Hive
For more information about the sessions, speakers, or the conference itself, please visit or call Kim Holden at 607-865-7090, ext. 241. Pre-registration is requested by January 10th.
Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities and provides equal program and employment opportunities. The Watershed Agriculture Council is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer and is funded by the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, U.S. Forest Service, U.S.D.A., and other sources.

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