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October 20, 2013

Farm briefs: Oct. 20, 2013

Quality milk the focus of next dairy institute

MALONE — Wednesday is the deadline for receiving a discounted fee to attend all three sessions of the 10th Northern New York Dairy Institute course focused on quality milk premium income.

The three-session course organized by Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) of Northern New York and Quality Milk Production Services will help dairy operators improve farm income through producing quality milk and components with one 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. session each month in November, December and January at sites across Northern New York. Lunch is provided. Producers may register for one or all three sessions.

For Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties, sessions will be held Nov. 8, Dec. 13 and Jan. 15, 2014 at Mo’s Pub and Grill in Malone.

The Northern New York Dairy Institute provides milk producers with access to the expertise of Cornell University faculty, regional and state veterinarians, Quality Milk Production Services lab specialists, agricultural facility engineers and others. FSA borrower credits are pending.

To register, contact Northern New York Regional Dairy Specialist Kimberley Morrill at 564-0498, (315) 379-9192 or kmm434@cornell.edu.

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