Pasture Management and Hay Quality Evaluation
Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations of Allegany/Cattaraugus Counties will host a workshop on pasture management and hay evaluation on October 20th from 7:00-9:30PM at the Genesee Community College, 25 Edward Street, Arcade, New York, covering the opportunities for forage based enterprises in Western New York.
Pasture Management and Hay Evaluation are two of the most important topics to livestock producers. Whether or not animals on the farm are for pleasure or part of the farm business, they are important to the operator. Pasture management and making or purchasing quality hay have direct impacts on farm profitability. Course will cover the whys of managing pastures, how grazing affects plant growth, what influences plant nutrient content, and when to apply nutrients to fields.
This session is available to the public and to the participants of the Beginning Farmer Course.
Enrollment will be limited and pre-registration is required by October 16th, 2009. For more information, cost of sessions or to pre-register for this session, please contact Lynn Bliven at 585-268-7644 ext 18.
Cornell University Cooperative Extension can offer you the training and resources to select an enterprise suited for success. Building Strong and Vibrant New York Communities.
Other Classes for Farmers
- "Beginning a Successful Small Farm Operation" on Tuesdays in Arcade, NY
- "Beginning a Successful Small Farm Operation" on Wednesdays in Sinclairville, NY
- Season Extension Utilizing High Tunnel Production on October 24, 2009 in Allegany, NY