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

May 19, 2017

Time

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Location

CCE - Ontario County
480 North Main Street
Canandaigua, NY 14424

Host

Parnell
Dave Keller
913-242-0549

Pre-Registration Deadline: May 15, 2017

Successful Reproductive Management Forum - Ontario Location

May 19, 2017

Successful Reproductive Management Forum - Ontario Location
Wesley Smith - Herd Manager (both sites)
Fairvue Farms, Woodstock, CT
Running over 30% preg rate for the year. Four of the last 5 are over 40%. Fairvue is now branching out to include providing ET recips as part of the repro plan.

Joey Kwilos - Reproduction Manager (both sites)
Phillips Family Farm., North Collins, NY
Average 21 day preg rate of 35% with a high of 43% and a low of 29%. Consistently one of the premier Repro herds in the area.

Scott Yetter - Reproduction Manager (Canandaigua only)
Cornell University Dairy Research Center, Harford, NY
Scott is a former AI technician and has a unique story as the herd is running a very high preg rate despite cows being used for research.

Lyman Rudgers - owner (Warsaw only)
Rudgers Registered Jerseys, Attica, NY
High Production and High Repro Herd. A finalist in last year's DCRC Awards Program.


Reproductive Flyer (PDF; 441KB)


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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

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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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