Summer Beef Production and Marketing Series

Join us for one or all of the Summer Beef Production and Marketing Series!  How does our region of New York State fit into the overall picture of beef production?  How can you improve production and make sure you are marketing into the right channels?  Join us to learn more from experienced producers and beef experts from a cross-section of the industry. 

 

Backgrounding Beef Cattle

Backgrounding Beef Cattle will be held on June 13, 2019, 6:00-8:00pm at the CN Tomell Cattle Company, 142 Rock Road, Berne, NY 12023.  Nick Tommell and his family do an excellent job sourcing cattle from across NYS, backgrounding them, and finishing them in western feedlots.  Mike Baker, the Cornell University Beef Specialist, will also present on backgrounding in NYS and opportunities. 

To take advantage of the early registration price of $10, please register by June 11, 2019.  Register online at http://tinyurl.com/BackgroundingBeefCattle.

Registration at the door is $15 per person. If you would like to register by phone or have questions, please contact (518) 765-3518 or cce-caahp@cornell.edu

FSA Borrower Training Credits are approved for this class.

All about Stockers

All about Stockers will be held on July 11, 2019 from 6:00-8:00pm at Diamond Hills Farm, 80 Angus Lane, Hudson, NY 12534.  Are you interested in purchasing a group of cattle in the spring, feeding them all summer, and selling them in the fall?  Join us to learn key points to consider for healthy animals and profitability.  Presenters include Jason Detzel, Ulster County Senior Resource Livestock Educator and owner of Diamond Hills Farm, and Mike Baker, the Cornell University Beef Specialist.   

To take advantage of the early registration price of $10, please register by July 9, 2019. Register online at http://tinyurl.com/AllAboutStockers.

Registration at the door is $15 per person. If you would like to register by phone or have questions, please contact (518) 765-3518 or cce-caahp@cornell.edu

FSA Borrower Training Credits are approved for this class.

Seedstock Beef Production

Seedstock Beef Production will be held August 9, 2019 from 6:00-8:00pm at Trowbridge Farms, 1192 County Route 22, Ghent, NY 12075.  Well known nationwide for their high quality animals, join Phil Trowbridge and family to learn the ins and outs of selling elite genetics, which include heifer calves, cows, bulls, embryo packages, and more.  We will also be joined by the staff from New York State Agriculture and Markets to discuss the new regulations on tagging and identification of cattle. 

To take advantage of the early registration price of $10, please register by August 7, 2019. Register online at http://tinyurl.com/SeedstockBeefProduction.

Registration at the door is $15 per person. If you would like to register by phone or have questions, please contact (518) 765-3518 or cce-caahp@cornell.edu

FSA Borrower Training Credits are approved for this class.

Cow Calf Production and the Freezer Trade

Cow Calf Production and the Freezer Trade will be held on September 19, 2019 at Tilldale Farms, 22 Tilley Lane, Hoosick Falls, NY 12090 from 6:00-8:00pm.  The Tilley family has transitioned from a dairy to multi-species livestock farm, selling meat directly to consumers at farmer’s markets and retail shops.  The farm focuses on grass-fed Red Devon Cattle, as well as poultry and pork production.   We will also be joined by Steve Hadcock, Beginning Farmer and Market Development Educator and staff from New York State Agriculture and Markets to discuss the New York State Cattle Health Assurance Program.   

To take advantage of the early registration price of $10, please register by September 17, 2019.  Register online at http://tinyurl.com/CowCalfProductionFreezerTrade.

Registration at the door is $15 per person. If you would like to register by phone or have questions, please contact (518) 765-3518 or cce-caahp@cornell.edu

FSA Borrower Training Credits are approved for this class.

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