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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Cayuga County

January 2018

January 1:  CCE Office Closed – Happy New Year!

January 11:  Finger Lakes Corn Congress  Held at the Holiday Inn, 2468 NYS Route 414, Waterloo.  From 10:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.

January 16 – 18:  Empire State Producers Expo, held at the SRC Arena & Event Center, Syracuse, NY.  For more information click here.

January 19 – 21: NOFA-NY “Healthy People Healthy Planet” 2018 Winter Conference.  Held at Saratoga Hilton & City Center, Saratoga Springs, NY.   Click here for more information or to register.

January 25:  CCE BOARD Re-organizational Meeting Held at the Education Center.  Begins at 5:30 p.m.

January 27:  RESCHEDULED 4-H Produced in NY Food Contest.  Will be held at the Education Center, 248 Grant Avenue, Auburn.

January 31:  Managing Dairy Manure Systems:  Sharing Experiences of Farms and Engineers, Held at the Greenwich Elks Lodge, Greenwich, NY.  Cost is $65 and program runs from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.  If you are thinking of building a manure system, adding to your present system or just want to do a better job with what you have; consider attending. Might be a distance for some to travel but an excellent agenda.  Questions & RSVP to Tove Ford 518-765-3518, Aaron Gabriel 518-380-1496 or Sandy Buxton 518-380-1498

February

February 6:  Improving Agriculture Labor Management, Workshop 3—Keeping good staff when money is tight & managing conflict in the workplace:  From 5—8 p.m. at CCE Ontario County, 480 North Main Street, Canandaigua.  For more information contact:  Liz Higgins at 518-949-3722.

February 6-7:  Pro-Dairy Cow Comfort Conference at Holiday Inn, 441 Electronics Parkway, Liverpool.  For more information and registration click here.

February 7:  WNY Soybean/Small Grains Congress, 10 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at the Quality Inn & Suites, Batavia.  For more information or to register contact Cathy Wallace at 585-343-3040 ext. 138.

February 8:  Finger Lakes Soybeans/Small Grains Congress, 10 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 2468 NYS Route 414, Waterloo.  For more information or to register contact Cathy Wallace at 585-343-3040 ext. 138.

February 17: 4-H Public Presentations (Morning), held at CCE Cayuga County Education Center, 248 Grant Avenue, Auburn— Must call the office to register by February 1st 

February 17:  4-H County Dairy Cattle Knowledge Event (afternoon), held at CCE Cayuga County Education Center, 248 Grant Avenue, Auburn.

February 18:  4-H County Horse Bowl/Hippology Event, held at CCE Cayuga County Education Center, 248 Grant Avenue, Auburn.

February 19:  President’s Day.   Office Closed.

February 20:  2018 Pesticide Certification Class Day 1  This is a two day preparation class for individuals planning on taking the NYS DEC Pesticide Test day 2 will be held on February 27th.  Session runs from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.  $25 per person covers both days.  For more information click here.  To register click here.

February 22:  CCE Board Meeting.  Held at the Education Center, 248 Grant Avenue, Auburn, NY.  Begins at 5:30 p.m.

February 27:  2018 Pesticide Certification Class Day 2  This is a two day preparation class for individuals planning on taking the NYS DEC Pesticide Test day 2 will be held on February 27th.  Session runs from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.  $25 per person covers both days.  For more information click here.  To register click here.

February 27:  Makeups for 4-H Produced in NY and Public Presentations.  To be held at the CCE Cayuga County Education Center, 248 Grant Avenue, Auburn.  Must contact the office at 315-255-1183 to confirm.

February 28:  Forage Congress from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. a tthe Genesee River Restaurant, 134 North Main Street, Mount Morris.  For more information or to register contact Cathy Wallace at 585-343-3040 ext. 138.

March

March 3:  Regional Horse Extravaganza (Horse Bowl & Hippology) Event.  To be held at Mid Lakes Jr/Sr High School, 1554 Route 488, Phelps, NY 14432.  More details to follow for those who qualify.  More information on the Horse Extravaganza can be found here.

March 4-6: Executive Leadership Conference Desmond Hotel, Albany, NY

March 5:  2018 Tractor Safety Certification Course Week 1 – Introduction & Safety Basics Held at Cornell Cooperative Extension Cayuga County Education Center, 248 Grant Avenue, Auburn, NY.  Must be Pre-registered.  More information can be found here.

March 6:  Improving Agriculture Labor Management, Workshop 4—the compliance & safety workshop.  Are you managing your risks as an employer?  From 4—8 p.m. at CCE Ontario County, 480 North Main Street, Canandaigua.  For more information contact Liz Higgins at 518-949-3722.

March 7:  Soil Health & Nutrient Management Workshop. Held at Jordan Hall, 630 West North Street, Geneava, NY.  $25 registration includes lunch.  You may register by contacting Ontario County’s SWCD at 585-396-1450 or email tucker.kautz@antswcd.com.

March 7:  NYCAMH Logging Class Offered Logging Level 1 Class held at SUNY ESF Heibert Forest, Tully, Onondaga County.  Class is from 8 a.m.  until 4 p.m.   Participation fee of $25.  To register call NYCAMH at 800-343-7527 or 607-547-6023 or email chainsawsafety@bassett.org.

March 7 & 8:  Northeast Dairy Producers Conference “Forward Progress through Changing Times”  Presented by Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY and Northeast Dairy Producers Association.  Registration can be found here or for more information contact Heather Darrow at  607-255-4478.

March 10   District Dairy Bowl Event at CCE Yates County 417 Liberty St # 1024, Penn Yan, NY 14527.

March 12:  2018 Tractor Safety Certification Course Week 2 – Pesticides & Agricultural Hazards  Held at Donald Brothers Farm, 2062 East Venice Road.  Must be Pre-registered.  More information can be found here.

March 19:  2018 Tractor Safety Certification Course Week 3 – Implements & Livestock, Silo, Hay & Manure Hazards Held at Sunnyside Dairy, 2231 Indian Field Road, Scipio Center, NY.  Must be Pre-Registered.  More information can be found here.

March 21: 2018 Pesticide Recertification Meeting Considerations for Pest Management on the 2018 Corn Crop in Central New York To be held at the CCE Cayuga Education Center, 248 Grant Avenue, Auburn, NY.  $25 per person registration includes light lunch.  Credit Categories applied for: 1A, 21, 23, 4 along with 4 CCA Credits.  Register here.

March 22:  CCE Board Meeting.  Held at the Education Center, 248 Grant Avenue, Auburn, NY.  Begins at 5:30 p.m.

March 22:  Last Day to order your pheasant chicks!

March 23:  4-H Agricultural Career Exploration Program  Any youth interested in exploring ag careers can participate.  Applications are available here or contact Emma at 315-255-1183 ext. 224

March 24  District Public Presentations & Regional Horse Communications.  Both to be held at Mid Lakes Jr/Sr High School, 1554 Route 488 Phelps, NY 14422.  More details to follow for those who qualify.

March 24 – Cornell Spring Dairy Cattle Sale, possible judging clinic in the AM.

March 26:  2018 Tractor Safety Certification Course Week 4 – Tractor Part One Held at Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES, 1879 West Geenesee Street Road, Auburn, NY. Must be Pre-registered.  More information can be found here.

March 27:  Pesticide Certification Training Class – Day 1 held at the CCE Cayuga County Education Center, 248 Grant Avenue, Auburn, NY from 12:30 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. $25 per person plus the cost of study materials.  Call Keith Severson at 315-255-1183 ext. 225 for additional details or clarification.

March 30 & 31 – Dairy Discovery Program @ Cornell.

April

April 2:  2018 Tractor Safety Certification Course Week 5  – Tractor Part Two, ATV/Mule, Skidsteers Held at Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES, 1879 West Geenesee Street Road, Auburn, NY. Must be Pre-registered.  More information can be found here.

April 3: Pesticide Certification Training Class – Day 2 held at the CCE Cayuga County Education Center, 248 Grant Avenue, Auburn, NY. from 12:30 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.  $25 per person plus the cost of study materials.   Call Keith Severson at 315-255-1183 ext. 225 for additional details or clarification.

April 6:  TENTATIVE 4-H Bowl-A-Thon Fundraiser

April 7:  2018 Tractor Safety Certification Course Week 6 – Testing Day – Written, Skills & Driving  Held at Cornell Cooperative Extension Cayuga County Education Center, 248 Grant Avenue,  Auburn, NY. Must be Pre-registered.  More information can be found here.

April 7:  State Horse Judging Contest @ Morrisville State College

April 8: 4-H Horse Premier Event “A Day of Jumping” Held at Snook Training Stables, 8692 Centerport Road, Weedsport, NY. Must be Pre-registered. More information can be found here.  To register online click here.

April 10-12:  CCE System Conference Staff Training Online

April 13-15:  STARR (State Teen Action Retreat)  Program @ State Fairgrounds

April 14:  State Horse Bowl @ Morrisville State College

April 17-19: Shared Business Network Conference, Held at the Century House, Latham, NY.

April 26:  CCE Board Meeting.  Held at the Education Center. Begins at 5:30 p.m.

April 27:  Standardbred Horse Clinic Tour @ Morrisville State College.  Call Dorothy for more information at 315-255-1183 ext. 232.  More information can be found here Be sure to register!

April 28:   – 4-H State Dairy Bowl @ Cornell University

May

May 3:  4-H Dog Obedience Classes begin Runs every Thursday for 12 weeks.  For 4-H Enrollees.  Must be pre-registeredFind more information here.

May 10:  4-H Dog Obedience Classes (week 2)  A twelve week course for 4-H Enrollees.  Must be pre-registeredFind more information here.

May 17:  4-H Dog Obedience Classes (week 3)  A twelve week course for 4-H Enrollees.  Must be pre-registeredFind more information here.

May 24: CCE Board Meeting. Held at the Education Center, 248 Grant Avenue, Auburn, NY. Begins at 5:30 p.m.

May 24:  4-H Dog Obedience Classes (week 4)  A twelve week course for 4-H Enrollees.  Must be pre-registeredFind more information here.

May 28:  Memorial Day Holiday – Office Closed.

May 31:   4-H Dog Obedience Classes (week 5)  A twelve week course for 4-H Enrollees.  Must be pre-registeredFind more information here.

June

June 2:  Electronics Recycling Event  Held at the Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES, 1879 West Genesee Street Road., Auburn, NY from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.  For more information click here.  

June 7:   4-H Dog Obedience Classes (week 6)  A twelve week course for 4-H Enrollees.  Must be pre-registeredFind more information here.

June 7:  4-H Dairy Cattle Clinic Held at El-Vi Farms, 14 Pelis Road,  Newark, NY.  Pre-Registration required.  For more information click here.

June 9:  4-H Spring Fling is back!  SAVE THE DATE for Saturday, June 9th!  This event will be held at the Education Center, 248 Grant Avenue, Auburn,NY.  A variety of workshops including stepping stones for your garden, Intro to Rabbits (care, Handling, showing), Birds in Your Backyard, Surprise Bath Bombs!  $6 per youth, $12 max per family!  More information and registration page available here.

June 13-14: Executive & Board Leadership Conference Statler Hotel, Cornell.

June 14:  4-H Dog Obedience Classes (week 7)  A twelve week course for 4-H Enrollees.  Must be pre-registeredFind more information here.

June 16:  Horse Game Day Fundraiser Held at Southern Tier Stables, 2068 Dumplin Hill Road, Moravia, NY 13118.  Must be pre-registered to participate.  Information and registration form are here.

June 21:  4-H Dog Obedience Classes (week 8)  A twelve week course for  4-H Enrollees.  Must be pre-registeredFind more information here.

June 23:  Tire Recycling Event held at Natural Resource Center, 7413 County House Road, Auburn, NY .  Stay tuned for more information!

June 28: CCE Board Meeting.  Held at the Education Center, 248 Grant Avenue, Auburn, NY.  Begins at 5:30 p.m.

June 28:  4-H Dog Obedience Classes (week 9)  A twelve week course for 4-H Enrollees.  Must be pre-registeredFind more information here.

July

July 4:  July 4th Holiday – Office Closed

July 5:  Pullorum Testing Scheduled for 5pm at the Education Center, 248 Grant Avenue, Auburn, NY.  This is the only event scheduled for poultry animals to be tested in Cayuga County for 2018 Fair exhibition. If you are not able to attend on July 5th; it will be up to the exhibitor and their family to find an alternative location and time listed on the NY Dept of Ag & Markets Pullorum Clinic Schedule; found here: https://www.agriculture.ny.gov/AI/Pullorum_Clinic_Schedule.pdf.

July 5:  4-H Dog Obedience Classes (week  10)  A twelve week course for 4-H Enrollees.  Must be pre-registeredFind more information here.

July 12:  4-H Dog Obedience Classes (week 11)  A twelve week course for 4-H Enrollees.  Must be pre-registeredFind more information here.

July 19:   4-H Dog Obedience Graduation (week 12)   Must be pre-registeredFind more information here.

July 26—28:  Remember the Big 6 &  4-H Youth Fair.  Save the dates!  As more information becomes available we’ll let you know!

August

August 13:  PUBLIC MEETING Owasco Lake Watershed Management Plan – Incorporation of the EPA Nine Key Elements A public meeting will be held to provide an update on the process to incorporate the EPA Nine Key Elements into the Owasco Lake Watershed Management and Revitalization Plan, and to obtain public input on Watershed conditions and issues.  Beins at 6 p.m. at Conference Room #2, Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES, 1879 West Genesee Road, Auburn.  RSVP’s welcome but not required to Michele Wunderlich, Cayuga County Planning Department.

August 16:  Introduction to a Crop Insurance Policy Held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Cayuga County Education Center, 248 Grant Avenue, Auburn, NY from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m.  No registration required and FREE to attend!

August 18:  The NYS 4-H Dog Show will again be held on the Saturday, prior to State Fair opening.  This means the show entry form will be due earlier than usual (postmarked by Wed. Aug. 1st).  Overnight options in the Youth Dormitory for 4-H Dog Show exhibitors and their county approved chaperones are now posted on the Animal Science Fair Forms and Documents page. Inform relevant families to save the dates of Fri Aug 17/Sat Aug 18. RV camping options exist for $25/night in the PINK lot across the highway from the Coliseum. To reserve an RV stop, go to the state fair entry page and scroll down to Dog Show. You’ll find a link to the 2018 RV reservation form there.  The NYS 4-H Dog Skillathon will be held during the state 4-H dog show on Saturday August 18. Seeking ways to practice with your county youth? Do you know a club that would like to assist? Check out the resources under skillathon link on the NYS 4-H Dog page.

September

September 3:  Labor Day Holiday.  Office Closed

September 13:  CCE Board Meeting.  Held at the Education Center, 248 Grant Avenue, Auburn, NY 13021.  Begins at 5:30 p.m.

September 27:  CCE Board Meeting.  Held at the Education Center, 248 Grant Avenue, Auburn, NY 13021.  Begins at 5:30 p.m.

September 26-27:  Executive Leadership Conference, Stocking Hall, Cornell

October

October 6:  Electronics ‘Plus” Recycling Event held at the Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES, 1879 W. Genesee Street Road, Auburn.  Held from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.   No Need to Register!  Click here for more information!

October 8:  Columbus Day Holiday.  Office Closed.

October 20: Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day  You MUST Pre-RegisterFor information on what is acceptable to bring to Household Hazardous Waste Day click here.  

October 25:  CCE Annual Meeting.  Location TBA – stay tuned!

November

November 12:  Veterans Day.  Office Closed.

November 22 & 23:  Thanksgiving Holiday.  Office Closed

November 29:  CCE Board Meeting (Tentative)  Held at the Education Center, 248 Grant Avenue, Auburn, NY.  Begins at 5:30

December

December 24 & 25:  Christmas Holiday.  Office Closed

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