Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Enrollment

Program Areas

  • Dairy Management
  • Farm Business Management
  • Field Crops
  • Livestock & Small Farms

Enrollment Benefits

  • Telephone / Email Consultations
  • Ag Focus Newsletter
  • Direct Mailings
  • Educational Meetings & Conferences
  • In-Field Educational Opportunities
  • On-Farm Research Trials

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Event Details

Date

March 20 - March 21, 2017

Location

Holiday Inn
441 Electronics Parkway
Liverpool, NY 13088

Cost

$175.00 Pre-registration before 02/20/2017


$275.00 Registration after 02/20/2017


Host

Northern NY Regional Ag Team
Tatum Langworthy
315-788-8450

Pre-Registration Deadline: February 19, 2017

Cow Comfort Conference

March 20 - March 21, 2017

Cow Comfort Conference
The Keynote Speaker is: Dr. Gordie Jones, a partner in Central Sands Dairy, LLC in Wisconsin, and an internationally known consultant on dairy herd performance, nutrition, dairy housing and facilities, expansion, dairy management, SOP's, and cow comfort.

Other speakers include:
  • Dan McFarland, Agricultural Engineering Educator, Penn State Extension
  • Dr. Heather Dann, Research Scientist, Miner Institute
  • Emily Yeiser Stepp, Director, National FARM Animal Care Program, National Milk Producers Federation
  • Dr. Albert De Vries, Associate Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida
  • Dr. Rob Lynch, Dairy Herd Health & Management Specialist, PRO-DAIRY

Topics include:

  • Understanding the importance of cow comfort
  • Maximizing cow comfort through facility design
  • Understanding when to retrofit and when to rebuild
  • The economics of cow comfort
  • Using on-farm automation to improve cow comfort
  • Update on National F.A.R.M. Program
  • Producer panel discussing on-farm automation, manure solids bedding, and retrofitting barns

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Upcoming Events

Soil Health Workshop with Cover Crop Interseeder & Herbicide Demonstration

Event Offers DEC Credits

August 22, 2017
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Albion, NY

Speakers: Wendy Taheri - a nationally recognized expert in Mycorrhizal Fungi and John Wallace - soon to be a Cornell professor with extensive experince in Drilled Interseeding of corn.

In the afternoon we will have a field demonstration of a test plot with 8 drilled interseedings of cover crops in field corn combined with a test of 4 different pre-emerge herbicides, in addition to Wendy Taheri demonstrating soil health features from a soil pit. 
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CCE Adirondack Railroad Excursion (Extension Employees & Family ONLY)

August 26, 2017
9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Utica, NY

Back by popular demand the Adirondack Summer Excursion will roll again on the Adirondack Scenic Railroad, The New York State Association of County Agricultural Agents (NYSACAA) is once again hosting this summer adventure. This event is open to all county, regional and campus CCE employees and their families. You do not have to be a member of NYSACAA to attend.

Last year's trip reviews were very positive. Don't miss this opportunity to enjoy a day full of great scenery, comradery and networking with other CCE folks from around the state. 

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Summer Dairy Research Update: Heifer Reproduction & Hypocalcemia

September 6, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Batavia, NY

Line-up of speakers:
  • Julio O. Giordano, DVM, MS, PhD, Cornell University, St. John Family Sesquicentennial, Assistant Professor - Dairy Cattle Biology & Management Department of Animal Science
  • Magdalena Masello Souza, DVM, Cornell University, PhD Student - Dairy Cattle Biology & Management Lab
  • Robert A. Lynch, DVM, Cornell Univeristy PRO-DAIRY Program, Herd Health & Management Specialist



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