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Tuesday, February 18 2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

February 25, 2014

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

CCE-Orleans County, Trolley Building, 12690 NYS Route 31, Albion, NY 14411

 Albion, NY - It’s time to make plans to attend the Step It Up in 2014 Winter Grazing Conference on February 25. Keynote Speaker June Grabemeyer will present “Economic Benefits of Correcting Soil Health in Pastures”. The conference, in its 5th year, will be held at a new location this year at the Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Trolley Building, 12690 NYS Route 31, Albion, NY, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. 

There will be a farmer panel with beef and dairy farmers that will focus on pasture management practices. 

Other topics to be addressed at the conference are:

·         Extending the Grazing Season

·         The Latest in Fodder Research

·         Crop Insurance Options For Your Farm

·         Tools for Pasture Recordkeeping 

Vendors will be available to meet with and learn about their products. Registration includes handout materials and lunch. The cost of registration is $40.00 for the first person and $25 for each additional person from the same farm.  A discount of $10 is available to Cornell Cooperative Extension enrollees, for the first registrant, who registers by February 18, 2014.  Please contact Cathy Wallace at 585-343-3040 x138 or e-mail cfw6@cornell.edu to register.  A flyer and registration form is available at www.nwnyteam.org. Please register early as space is limited. For questions contact Nancy Glazier at 585-315-7746 or nig3@cornell.edu.  

Cornell Cooperative Extension provides equal program and employment opportunities.

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