SCHEDULE

 

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Track Key:

A - Agricultural Community & Economic Development

D - Dairy

F - Farm Management & Food Sector Economics

C - Field Crops

H - Horticulture

L - Livestock

P - Pesticide Management Education Program

V - Vegetables

W - Wildlife, Fisheries & Forestry

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6 

​9:00 AM

Conference Check In Table Opens

​9:30 - 11:30 AM

Session 1 

  • A - Structure of the Produce Industry & Leaf Lettuce Supply Chain Comparisons

  • D, F - Decision Making in the Dairy Farm Business

  • H - Differentiating Boxwood Blight from Other Diseases of Boxwood

  • L - Web Resources for Small Ruminant Dairies and for Controlling Internal Parasites

  • P, C, V - Pesticide Management Education Program Updates on Pesticide Outreach, Research, and Regulations

11:30 - 1:00 PM

Lunch on your own

1:00 - 2:30 PM

Session 2

  • A - Overview of NY Grown & Certified, TASTE NY and other NYS Department of Agriculture & Markets programs

  • D, F - Utilizing Activity Analysis Projects: The Process

  • C - Field Crop Variety and Seed Update

  • H - From the Ground Up: Remediating Soil Structure, Biology and Contaminants for Healthy Gardens

  • L - Balancing diets for small ruminants using FeedForm

  • V - Organic Research Updates

3:00 - 4:30 PM

Session 3

  • A - Economic Development and Food System Asset Mapping in New York State

  • D - Dairy Educators Discussion

  • F - Changing Agricultural Landscapes

  • C - Biological Control of Corn Rootworm:  Growers' participation in the NE-SARE project and other current information AND Field Crops Pathology Update

  • H - Invasive Threats and Solutions

  • L - Balancing Rations Cont. and Solar Panel Research

  • V - Active Learning in Extension

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7

6:30 - 7:30 AM​

NYSACAA  Breakfast 

8:30 - 10:00 AM​

Session 4 

  • A - Local and Regional Food Systems Assessment and Curriculum

  • D, F - Strategies for Getting Through the Next Down Turn

  • C - NYS IPM Field Crops and Livestock Team Updates and Collaborative Opportunities

  • H - Innovations in Master Gardener Programs

  • L - Ag in the Classroom & Brucellosis Study

  • V - NY Urban Agriculture; a Tale of Two Cities-NYC & BUF

  • W - Fisheries Programs and Opportunities for Extension

​10:30 - 12:00 PM

Session 5

  • A - The Soup to Nuts of Effective and Sustainable Farm to School Program Development, Part I

  • D, F, C - Farm Business Management: Economics and Emotions

  • H - Cultivating Community: Gardening for Community Health and Resilience

  • L - Beef Quality Assurance Transportation & Update on Stocker Program

  • V - UV Optical Radiation Treatments for Powdery and Downy Mildew Management

  • W - Wildlife Programs and Opportunities for Extension

2:00 - 4:00 PM

Session 6

  • A, F - Cornell Educational Resources for HR Management and Employee Training

  • D - Farm Systems Modeling Research & Cornell Net Carbohydrate and Protein System Model

  • C - NMSP Nutrient Management for Field Crop Production Update

  • H - Native Species, Beneficial Insects, and Safe IPM

  • L - Livestock Open Discussion

  • V - Differentiating Late Blight from Other Foliar Diseases of Potato and Tomato

  • W - Forestry Programs and Opportunities for Extension

12:00 - 2:00 PM

Plenary Luncheon

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8

8:30 - 10:00 AM

Session 7

  • A - The Soup to Nuts of Effective and Sustainable Farm to School Program Development, Part II

  • D, C - Forage Systems Research Update & Discussion on Emerging Forage Quality Challenges in the face of Weather Extremes

  • F - Externalities Impacting NYS Agriculture

  • H - Sustainable Gardening in a Warming World

  • L - Tour - Angus Glen Farms

  • V - Hemp Update Part 1

10:30 - 12:00 PM

Session 8

  • A - Farmland for a New Generation New York Regional Navigator Initiative: Tools, Resources and Best Practices to Increase Access to Farmland

  • D - Update on New York Labor Laws Affecting Dairy Farms

  • F - Farm Management: Looking Forward

  • C - Field Crops Program Updates & Discussion

  • H - Pounder Vegetable Garden and Mullestein Winter Garden Tour

  • V - Hemp Update Part 2

12:00 - 1:30 PM

Lunch on your own

1:30 - 3:00 PM

Session 9

  • A, F - Agricultural Economic Development Round Robin

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