Benefits of Membership

Since 1986, the Western New York Crop Management Association has been working with farmers across the region to increase efficiency of crop input management and bolster environmental responsibility. Membership in the association has grown to include over 400 farms, comprising over 250,000 acres of consulted crop land.

C.M.A. members have:

...Increased yields through effective management practices.

...Developed long range cost effective whole Farm Plans.

...Cut back on unneeded nitrogen in corn, through developing a sensible rotation and giving proper credit to on-farm manure.

...Received up-to-date information on new management practices, including zone-till and narrow row corn management systems.

...Eliminated unneeded pesticides because of IPM scouting programs.