Join livestock and field crops specialists for webinars focused on preparing for a productive 2021 grazing season
“Early Season Pasture Weed Management” will provide 1.5 DEC Credits in Categories 1a, 10, and 21. To receive credits, participants will need to have their pesticide license available to show the instructors and be present for the entirety of the live class.
Class dates, topics, and registration links can be found below:
Early Season Pasture Weed Management w/ DEC Credits ($15): Thursday, February 25th, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Join Josh Putman for a discussion on early season identification and management of common pesky and potentially toxic pasture weeds in SWNY
**1.5 DEC Credits approved in Categories 1a, 10, & 21; Have your spray license available for the class if you’d like to receive credits You must be present for the entire live session to receive credits**
Register here: https://tinyurl.com/PastureWeedManagement
All About Frost Seeding ($10): Thursday March 4th, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Register here: https://tinyurl.com/FrostSeeding
Designing Your Grazing System for 2021 and Beyond ($10): Thursday, March 11th, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
In this class, Amy Barkley will explore the facets of developing a grazing plan including considerations surrounding field conditions, pasture species, livestock species, grazing intensity, watering systems, and fencing considerations.
Register here: Register here: https://tinyurl.com/GrazingSystemDesign
Rotational Grazing Management ($10): Thursday, March 18th, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Join Amy Barkley for tips on how to build a grazing calendar from the bottom up. Learn about stocking densities, rest times, measuring forage availability, and how to keep paddocks healthy and productive.
Register here: https://tinyurl.com/RotationalGrazingManagement
These virtual classes will provide opportunities to learn and to ask questions. While the courses are designed for the general grazier, the focus will be for those grazing beef, sheep, and goats. A pre-course survey will be sent upon registration to provide participants with the opportunity to give input on which topics would be most valuable to discuss.
Webinar links and call-in numbers to the virtual classroom will be shared the day prior to the presentation by the email you registered with. Printed copies of the notes and CD recordings of the lectures will be made available upon request. If you would prefer to register by phone, please contact Kelly Bourne at 585-268-7644 ext 10 or email@example.com. Registration is required and will close the day prior to each class.
For more information about the series, contact Livestock and Beginning Farm Specialist, Amy Barkley, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (716) 640 – 0844.
SWNYDLFC is a partnership between Cornell University and the CCE Associations of Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, and Steuben counties. Their team includes Katelyn Walley-Stoll, Farm Business Management (716-640-0522); Joshua Putman, Field Crops (716-490-5572); Alycia Drwencke, Dairy Management (517-416-0386) and Amy Barkley, Livestock Management (716-640-0844). CCE is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities and provides equal program and employment opportunities.