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

Register link: Click here





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Upcoming Events

Beef Quality Assurance Training

May 5, 2018
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Gainesville, NY

The goal of this national program is to maximize consumer confidence and acceptance of beef by focusing the producer's attention to daily production practices that influence the safety, wholesomeness, and quality of beef and beef products. 
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Pasture & Farm Walk

May 17, 2018
6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Stafford, NY

Join us as we walk the pastures and discuss Garry's goals and suggest improvements. We will relocate to his home farm in LeRoy for further discussion and refreshments.
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Beef Quality Assurance Training

June 2, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lyons, NY

The goal of this national program is to maximize consumer confidence and acceptance of beef by focusing the producer's attention to daily production practices that influence the safety, wholesomeness, and quality of beef and beef products.
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Announcements

Latest Dairy Market Watch

An educational newsletter to keep producers informed of changing market factors affecting the dairy industry. How to Read Dairy Market Watch. Dairy Market Watch -  March 2018

NWNY Dairy Management Specialist Position

For those of you in the dairy community that have not heard yet, Dr. Jerry Bertoldo, our dairy specialist, has decided to call it a career and retire this September. Jerry has been a fixture in the dairy industry in WNY since graduating from the Cornell Vet School in 1977 . He will be writing a more detailed celebration of his career in the June "Dairy Month" issue of AgFocus.

The NWNY Dairy Management Specialist position has been posted; the posting will expire on Monday, April 30th or until the position is filled.

The links to the posting are:

• Cornell Careers: http://tiny.cc/Dairy_WDR_00014141
• Academic Jobs Online (AJO): https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10981

The applicants should submit their application materials via AJO (Academic Jobs Online). Please share this posting with your networks and potentially interested and qualified applicants.

Summary Statement of Purpose and Responsibilities
The Dairy Management Specialist will provide commercial dairy producers, consultants and industry representatives with the knowledge and educational resources necessary to assess production and management practices that will enhance their profitability and sustain the growth of the dairy industry in Northwest New York. The Regional Dairy Specialist will lead and facilitate the extension of research findings from Cornell University, other land grant universities and agribusinesses, and work with local stakeholders to test alternative dairy management practices at the farm level. Collaborate in development and delivery of educational programs with other CCE educators, PRO Dairy statewide team, and Cornell faculty.


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