New York Farm Show visitors will see more than the latest farming products, technology and services at the show to be held Feb. 20 - 22 in Syracuse, NY at the State Farigrounds, they also can learn the latest best practices and see related products for their woodlots and forest lands.
Experts Present Forestry Programs
The New York Forest Owners Association, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Cornell Cooperative Extension, and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry will present a series of free forestry programs each show day.
Exhibits and Seminars
Woodlot landowners and farmers can review many related supplier exhibits with the latest information, equipment and products. Woodland owners can get information on many subjects that will help them enhance the value of their woodlots for timber, wildlife, and recreation. The following tentative seminars will be presented in the Arts and Home Center Building in the Somerset Room. Show visitors can attend any of the seminars at no charge. speakers are knowledgeable in forest and rural land subjects and come from university, government, private industry, and volunteer organizations.
Forest Management Seminar Schedule
(schedule may change, check show website for updates)
Thursday, Feb. 20
11 a.m., Sources of Help and Assistance for Forest Owners. Presenter: David Skeval, exec. dir., Cornell Coop. Extension, Onondaga County.
1 p.m., Forest Management and Bird Habitat. Presenter: Mike Burger, conservation & science director, Audubon NY.
2 p.m., Coping With Insects That Can Destroy your Valuable Trees. Presenter: Kim Adams, SUNY College of Env. Science and Forestry.
3 p.m., Changing Markets for Forest Products and What that Means for
Woodlot Owners. Presenter: Dave Prezyna, Baillie Lumber Co. Boonville NY.