Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Program will be offering two Corn Silage Pre-harvest meetings in the region on Wednesday, September 1st, 2021.

Two Corn Silage Pre-harvest meetings to be held on Wednesday, September 1st, 2021.

Pre-Harvest Meetings for Corn Silage Producers Offered

SOUTHWEST NEW YORK (August 18th, 2021) – Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Program (SWNYDLFC) invites the region’s corn silage producers to their 2021 Corn Silage Pre-Harvest Meetings. These are scheduled for Wednesday, September 1st, 2021 from 10am – 12noon in Springville and 2pm – 4pm in Arkport. For more information, contact Katelyn Walley-Stoll by calling or texting 716-640-0522.

Join Cornell PRO-DAIRY Forage Specialist, Joe Lawrence, to discuss pre-harvest considerations for corn silage production. Topics that will be covered in this discussion style meeting will include harvest season safety, the importance of whole plant dry matter, chopper set-up for kernel processing and particle size, ensiling considerations and tips for success, molds and toxins, agronomics, and more depending on attendee interest.

These meetings will be held on Wednesday, September 1st, 2021 at two locations. From 10am – 12noon at Blesy Farms, LLC in Springville, NY (7517 Henrietta Road) and 2pm – 4pm at Lismore Dairy in Arkport, NY (8545 State Route 961F). These meetings are free to attend. Registration is required by August 31st to help prepare materials and to contact participants in the unlikely event of cancellation or location change. Register online by visiting or by calling/texting/emailing Katelyn Walley-Stoll at 716-640-0522 or

SWNYDLFC is a partnership between Cornell University and the CCE Associations of Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, and Steuben counties. Their team includes Katelyn Walley-Stoll, Farm Business Management (716-640-0522); Amy Barkley, Livestock Management (716-640-0844); and Camila Lage, Dairy Management (607-422-6788). CCE is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities and provides equal program and employment opportunities.

If you would like more information about this topic, please call Katelyn Walley-Stoll at 716-640-0522 or email For more information about Cornell Cooperative Extension, contact your county’s Association Executive Director. Allegany County – Laura Hunsberger, or 585-268-7644. Cattaraugus County – Dick Rivers, or 716-699-2377. Chautauqua County – Emily Reynolds, or 716-664-9502. Erie County – Diane Held, or 716-652-5400. Steuben County – Tess McKinley,, or 607-664-2301. 


Katelyn Walley-Stoll
Team Leader, Business Management Specialist

Last updated August 19, 2021