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

VFD Regulations - What Does It Mean for Livestock Owners & Beekeepers

March 28, 2017
6:00pm - 8:00 pm
Warsaw, NY

If you want to learn more about the VFD, Veterinarian Feed Directive, and how it might affect you and home treatments of your livestock, plan to attend this information session.   
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Getting Started in Agritourism Workshop, Creating a Destination Farm

March 30, 2017
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Rochester, NY

Cornell Extensions of Monroe and Tompkins County proudly invites farmers, food entrepreneurs, horse-farm owners, and other Agribusiness operators to attend the Agritourism workshop. 
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NYS Livestock Summit - Montour Falls Location

March 30, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Montour Falls, NY

Calling experienced livestock producers: We know you face tremendous challenges to grow your business. What are the undeveloped opportunities and how can we collectively address them?  
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Announcements

Heavy Snow Loads

The recent accumulation of snow in many areas throughout NYS has caused some agricultural buildings to fail. Failure can be the result of several itmes linked to the snow load present on the building. This document talks about snow accumulation and points about understanding pending barn failures. Click here to read the rest of the article.

Do's and Don'ts for Barn Snow Removal

Removal of significant snow accumulations off of a barn roof is best performed in a systematic way to reduce the risk of injury or death to both barn occupants and those working on the roof. Removing roof snow without a proper approach may actually cause more damage than if left alone in some cases by creating an unbalanced and/or concentrated roof load. This document explains the proper approach to removing accumulated snow from roofs. Click here to read the rest of the article.

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 -  February 2017

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