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Net Zero for NY Dairy - What You Need to Know




Event Details

Date

February 2 - February 3, 2022

Time

12:00pm - 2:30pm ET

Location

Virtual Conference

Cost

- : Free

Registration is free do to the generous support of our sponsors.

Host

PRO-DAIRY and Cornell Cooperative Extension



Join us if you are…

...curious about what getting to "Net Zero" means for dairy farmers and why it's being talked about so much.

...interested in the facts around dairy cattle and greenhouse gases.

…looking to learn about current and future farm practices and technology that can be used to reduce greenhouse gases?

... wondering where you'll find the time to attend a conference or workshop?

 If so, this virtual conference is designed for you.

 

Wednesday February 2, 2022

  • U.S. Dairy Net Zero Initiative: Building a Roadmap to 2050 - Karen Scanlon, DMI
  • Cattle and Climate Change -Frank Mitloehner, PhD
  • Consumer Trends and Industry Sustainability -Sara Place, PhD

 

Thursday February 3, 2022

  • Management Practices for Managing Methane - Peter Wright.
  • Innovative Crop Strategies for Reducing or Sequestering GHG - Quirine Ketterings, PhD
  • Nutritional Strategies for Reducing Greenhouse Gases- Tom Overton, PhD,
  • Using Genetics to Impact Green House Gases - Dr. Christine Baes or Research Associate.
  • Dairy Producer and Industry Panel

Cost: Registration is free do to the generous support of our sponsors.

Register Online


Questions? Contact your local CCE Regional Dairy Specialist Margaret Quaassdorff 585-405-2567 maq27@cornell.edu or Kaitlyn Lutz 585-689-3114 kal263@cornell.edu 


THANK YOU SPONSORS!

ASAP Interiors
BIOFILTRO
CHR HANSEN
Dairy Herd Management Services
Farm Credit East
FeedworksUSA
Keseca Veterinary Clinic
Lutz Feed
Perry Vet Clinic
Zinpro



Net Zero Dairy Flyer (PDF; 217KB)


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Upcoming Events

On-Farm Dairy Processing Online Series 2022

May 25, 2022
June 1, 2022
June 8, 2022

A FREE, virtual three part webinar series for dairy producers interested in diversifying or vertically integrating their business. Our discussion will include market availability and considerations, business planning and goals, interacting with regulatory agencies, planning requirements, and equipment types and layout, audit readiness, compliance training and record keeping.

Herdsperson Training - Genesee County

June 7, 2022
LeRoy, NY

Registration Now Open! This workshop will teach fresh cow assessment and monitoring practices to recognize and minimize fresh cow metabolic disease rates and improve fresh cow health. This training is in-person and will be offered in both English and Spanish. 

Herdsperson Training - Ontario County

June 8, 2022
Canandaigua , NY

Registration Now Open! This workshop will teach fresh cow assessment and monitoring practices to recognize and minimize fresh cow metabolic disease rates and improve fresh cow health. This training is in-person and will be offered in both English and Spanish. 

Announcements

Poultry Producers - Be on the Lookout for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza!

After the recent incident of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Long Island, anyone involved with poultry production should review their biosecurity activities to assure the health of their birds.

Amy Barkley, Livestock and Beginning Farm Specialist with the SWNY Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Program, has developed a resource sheet to help poultry producers be on the lookout for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza.

A shared Box folder has been created to share additional resources as they become available

3/28/22 - Ban on Fowl Shows and Exhibitions
With cases of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza increasing in NYS, Commissioner Ball has issued an order to ban all live fowl shows and exhibitions to help stop the spread. The situation will be re-revaluated at the end of May prior to the upcoming fair season.


The NWNY Team Blog

Our goal for this blog is to share with farmers and allied industry professionals, technical and applicable resources regarding all aspects of dairy farming, livestock and small farms, field crops and soils, and topics related to farm business management and precision agriculture.

The blog will feature Crop Alerts, Dairy Alerts, Bilingual (Spanish) Resources, Upcoming Events and more from our team members. This blog is free for everyone to use, explore and enjoy. When new material is published, subscribers will receive an email notification.

We hope you enjoy this new platform, and are looking forward to engaging with you in the future!