Agriculture and Food Systems In-service 2008

Ithaca, NY
Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Agriculture and Food Systems In-service 2008
Tuesday, November 11, 2008 8:00 AM -
Thursday, November 13, 2008 5:00 PM (Eastern Time)

Ramada Inn
2310 N. Triphammer Road
Ithaca, NY 14850
USA

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Tuesday, November 11, 2008


8:00-10:00AM Cornell Recent Advances in VIticulture & Enology (CRAVE) - Part 1
 
10:00-10:30 AM  Refreshment break
 
10:30am - Noon Cornell Recent Advances in VIticulture & Enology  (CRAVE)- Part 2
Farm Management and Marketing and Dairy Joint Session - What's next for NY's Immigrant Agricultural Workforce
 
Noon-1:30 PM  Lunch
 
1:30-3:00 PM Cornell Recent Advances in VIticulture & Enology (CRAVE)- Part 3
Farm Management and Marketing -Horticulture Marketing
Dairy - Fiber Nutrition and Economics and Begin WDM 09 Dairy Modernization Warm-up
Invasive Species - Overview Part 1
Preparing for the Challenges and Opportunities of Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture and Water Resources - Part 1 
 
3:00-3:30 PM  Refreshment Break
 
3:30-5:00 PM Cornell Recent Advances in VIticulture & Enology (CRAVE) - Part 4
Farm Management and Marketing Opportunities in Risk Management
Education - Crop Insurance Programming
Dairy - Continue WDM 09 Dairy Modernization Warm-up and Dairy Profit Monitor for Dairy Staff
Invasive Species - Overview Part 2
Preparing for the Challenges and Opportunities of Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture and Water Resources - Part 2
 
5:30-7:00 PM NYSACAA Annual Meeting and Spaghetti Dinner 
 
7:30-9:00 PM PMEP Training
Dairy - Less Formal discussion of what's working, what's not int he field and analysis


Wednesday, November 12, 2008


8:00-10:00AM Invasive Species - Part 3
Livestock and Dairy Joint Session - Resources available to Educators working with Sheep and Goat Producers Part 1
Farm Management and Marketing Dairy Farm Business Summary Update and reports, Dairy Profit Monitor and Explaining changes in the distribution of annual dairy farm income over time
Vegetables - Addressing the concerns of the Onion industry
Field Crops Plant Breeding Update
Tree Fruit and Berry Program Fruit Economics
 
10:00-10:30 AM  Refreshment break
 
10:30am - Noon Invasive Species - Part 4
Livestock - Resources available to educators working with Sheep and Goat Producers Part 2
Farm Management and Marketing and Local Foods Joint Session - A Regional Assessment of North Country Farms Markets and Assessing Regional Agricultural Cluster Competitiveness
Field Crops - Warm Season Grasses / Weed Control.  Corn Management
Vegetables - Horticultural Crops Production in High Tunnels
Tree Fruit and Berry Program  Tree Fruit Pest Management
 
Noon-1:30 PM  Lunch
 
1:30-3:00 PM Invasive Species - Part 5
Livestock - Resources available to Educators working with Swine and Poultry Producers (Off site - T&R Beef Ranch)
Farm Management and Marketing - Opportunities for Joint Programming with FarmNet/FarmLink, Updates of the 10 County Local Collaboration Project and Agricultural Cooperatives Operating in NY
Field Crops and Vegetables Joint Session - Soil Heath Updates
Local Foods - A Campus-CCE Regional Approach to Partnership in Assessing the Impacts of Local and Regional Food Initiatives in NC and Identifying Strategies for Strengthening Them.
Tree Fruit and Berry Program  Climate Issues and Small Fruit
 
3:00-3:30 PM  Refreshment Break
 
3:30-5:00 PM Invasive Species - Part 6
Livestock Beef Quality Assurance Trainer Certification (Off site - T&R Beef Ranch)
Farm Managment and Marketing - Biofuel Policies and Economics
Field Crops - Nutrient Management Update
Vegetables - Managing Diseases of Vegetable Crops
Local Foods - Enhancing NYS Producer-Consumer Connections:  What is Extension's Role?
Tree Fruit and Berry Program Postharvest Technology and Extension Tools

Thursday November 13, 2008

8:00-10:00AM Invasive Species - Part 7
Field Crops - Pest Update
Vegetables - Potato Culture - The Old, Current and New
Natural Resources - Growing the Maple Industry in NY
Local Foods - Project Updates: CCE and Campus Based Local/Regional Food Initiatives
 
10:00-10:30 AM  Refreshment break
 
10:30am - Noon Invasive Species - Part 8
Field Crops On Farm Corn/Soy Bean Results and Highlights of Livestock and Field Crops IPM Activities
Vegetables - Managing Fungicide Resistance in Selected Vegetable Crops
Local Foods - Food System Mapper
Natural Resources - Research on the US of Permethrin to Control Deer Ticks on Long Island
 
Noon-1:30 PM  Lunch
 
1:30-3:00 PM Local Foods - Civic Agriculture Indicators
Vegetables - Managing Weeds in Vegetable Crops
Field Crops - Agent Update
Recycling Ag Plastics Project (RAPP) Update
 
3:00-3:30 PM  Refreshment Break
3:30-5:00 PM Vegetables - Promoting Local Foods

 

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