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NY Certified Organic: USDA Market News, Grains, Farm Business Specialists March 10
March 10, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pmFree
USDA Market News Service reporter Heath Dewey, Greeley, CO; McGeary Grains President Shawn Kilpatrick, Lancaster, PA; John Winchell, a territory sales manager with Alltech; and Cornell Cooperative Extension Farm Business Management Specialist John Hanchar, Mt. Morris, N.Y., are set to speak at 10 am at the March 10, 2020 New York Certified Organic (NYCO) meeting in Waterloo, N.Y.
Dewey will talk about the domestic organic grain market. Kilpatrick will share from his 20-plus years of experience in the quality organic grains, feed ingredients, and custom fertilizer industry. Winchell, who has practiced dairy nutrition for more than 20 years and specializes in forage quality and mycotoxin control, will talk about managing mycotoxins in forages. Hanchar, with the Cornell Cooperative Extension Northwest NY Ag Team, will review a four-year economic study on transitioning to organic crop production at the Aurora Research Farm. There will also be a short presentation on crop insurance. No charge to attend; no registration required; bring a dish to pass or donation for the potluck lunch. More info: NYCO Meeting Coordinator Fay Benson, Cornell Cooperative Extension South Central NY Dairy and Field Crops Team: firstname.lastname@example.org, 607-745-3807.