Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Enrollment

Program Areas

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

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  • 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

December 6 - December 7, 2017

Location

DoubleTree
6301 State Route 298
East Syracuse, NY 13057

Host

Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Cathy Wallace
585-343-3040 x138


Calf & Heifer Congress - 2017 "Rising Above the Challenges"

December 6 - December 7, 2017

Calf & Heifer Congress - 2017
Topics to be discussed:

  • The Big Picture of Calf Nutrition, Growth and Future Performance, Mike Van Amburgh, PhD, Department of Animal Science, Cornell University
  • Understanding the Basics of Rrepro Physiology for Successful Reproductive Management, Julio Giordano, DVM, PhD, Department of Animal Science, Cornell University
  • Impact of First Service Management Programs on the Performance and Economics of Heifers, Julio Giordano, DVM, PhD, Department of Animal Science, Cornell University
  • Genetic Considerations for  Heifer Fertility, Heather Huson, PhD, Department of Animal Science, Cornell University
  • A Look at the Economics of the Heifer Enterprise, Mike Overton, DVM, Dairy Analytics Advisor, Elanco
  • Calf Feeding Strategies to Overcome Health Challenges, Michael Ballou, PhD, Texas Tech University,  Breakfast & Presentation sponsored by: Milk Specialties Global
  • Salmonella dublin - Who, What, When, Where and Why, Belinda Thompson, DVM, Animal Health Diagnostic Lab, Cornell University
  • Salmonella dublin - Risk Factors, Public Health & Best Managemnet Practices for Control, Belinda Thompson, DVM, Animal Health Diagnostic Lab, Cornell University
  • Treatment of Calf Disease: The Next Paradigm Shift, Danielle, Mzyk, DVM, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University
  • Vaccinations, Immune Function and Salmonella Vaccine Research, Derek Foster, DVM, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University
  • Using Feed Additives to Alter the Microbiome & Improve Immunity & Health, Bill Stone, DVM, Technical Services Director, Diamond V
  • A Consultant's Tips on Preventing Diseases, Sue Puffenbarger, Land O' Lakes



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Calf & Heifer Congress Agenda - 2017 (PDF; 386KB)


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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.
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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.
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Announcements

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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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