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September 5, 2012

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Hoof Health Focus of Northern NY Dairy Institute Workshops October-November
Dairy cow lameness can negatively impact milk production, reproductive success, farm costs, and public perception of how well a farm cares for its cows. To help farmers better assess and treat lameness, the Northern New York Dairy Institute will hold a series of four 10:30am-3pm workshops from October 16 through November 9 at sites across the region. Read More

Cornell Maple Program Webinar,
September 6 at 7 p.m.

The next Cornell Maple Program Webinar is scheduled for September 6, 2012 at 7 PM. This webinar will examine the process of putting together your marketing plan focused on options associated with marketing your maple products by retailing away from your farm. Read More

Center for Dairy Excellence Producer Survey
The Center for Dairy Excellence is asking Pennsylvania dairy farm owners and managers to complete the "2012 Pennsylvania Dairy Industry Producer Survey" and return it by September 15. The four-page survey was mailed earlier this month to 6,500 dairy farms located across Pennsylvania. Read More

New Events Set for 2012 All-American Dairy Show
Several new attractions and events are planned for the 49th All-American Dairy Show, set for Sept. 15-20 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. Read More

VT's Franklin County Maple School, Sept. 29
The first annual Franklin County Maple School will be Saturday, September 29, 2012 at the Franklin County Field Days site. Vendors will be setup for a trade show and there will be seminars and classes throughout the day. Read More

NOFA-NY Announces Two Upcoming Workshops
in Sept.

The Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York is excited to announce two upcoming on-farm field days: "Transitioning to Organic: Red Jacket Orchards' Approach" and "A Good Crop of Beans: Getting the Most from a Small-to-Medium Scale Dry Bean Planting." Read More

IPM Field Days Set for Akron, Riverhead, and Northern and EASTERN NY sites
Wilts, blights, spots, aphids and other insects, microbes, growing media, and more are on the agenda for five fall integrated pest management (IPM) workshop/field days to help New York's commercial growers of ornamental and vegetable crops. The growers will learn hands-on about crop pests, how to manage them with beneficial insects, and how to reduce pesticide use through enhanced IPM practices, and tour a local greenhouse business. Read More


BRITESPAN Building Systems introduces the ACCENT Building Series
BRITESPAN Building Systems is growing again, adding another building to their current product line. There are 2 different styles of the ACCENT buildings available: a 26' wide low clearance and a 28' wide high clearance. Find Out More

Mahindra 8560 Model Rolls Out With mCRD Technology in October
Mahindra USA introduces its interim-Tier IV, for above 75 HP, emission compliant mCRD engine, available beginning November 2012, initially on its 8560 2WD, 8560 4WD and 8560 4WD shuttle cab tractor. Find Out More

Georgia Boot's Whitemarsh Collection Now Available Nationwide
Georgia Boot has created the Whitemarsh collection, now available online and in stores nationwide. Developed with the agricultural consumer in mind, the Whitemarsh collection features a pebbled full-grain leather upper with channel grooves on the toe to funnel water off the boot. Find Out More

John Deere Launches New 9 Series Round Balers
John Deere introduces 12 new models of its 9 Series Round Balers for 2013. The new large round balers, which include additional Class III and IV models, have larger cams and bearings in the pickup on premium models, Diamond chains, and many other enhancements. Find Out More

New Holland Introduces New Boomer Compact Tractor Series
New Holland's Boomer Series II 3040, 3045, and 3050 compact cab tractors (40-50 hp) with SuperSuite cab usher in a new level of compact tractor comfort, ease-of-use and control. The factory-installed SuperSuite cab provides a quiet and comfortable environment for efficient year-round operation. Find Out More

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