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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calendar of events

Upcoming Events

Feeder School - 2 day on-farm training, Day 1

October 25, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Canandaigua, NY

Who Should Attend:
  • Those who are currently feeding dairy cows and want to learn more about the how and why of what they're doing.
  • Those who are interested in becoming a cow feeder and want to increase their knowledge of cow feeding.
  • Anyone interested in learning more about how to improve the feeding process on their farm.

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Considering Small Scale Commercial Value-Added Dairy Production

October 26, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Penn Yan, NY

This presentation will introduce you to the ins and outs of small-scale cheese, yogurt and other value added dairy production.

We'll be covering:
  • How to get started
  • Funding: grant & loan opportunities
  • Examples of value-added businesses
  • How do I decide if this is right for me?
  • How to get started and regulation overview

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Feeder School - 2 day on-farm training, Day 2

November 1, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Piffard, NY

Who Should Attend:
  • Those who are currently feeding dairy cows and want to learn more about the how and why of what they're doing.
  • Those who are interested in becoming a cow feeder and want to increase their knowledge of cow feeding.
  • Anyone interested in learning more about how to improve the feeding process on their farm.

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Announcements

Latest Dairy Market Watch

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