Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Enrollment

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Event Details


February 6 - February 7, 2018


Holiday Inn
441 Electronics Parkway
Liverpool, NY 13088


$175.00 Early Registration before January 18, 2018

$250.00 Registration after January 18, 2018


North Country Regional Ag Team
Tatum Lanworthy

2018 Cow Comfort Conference, "The Latest Research in Cow Comfort"

February 6 - February 7, 2018

2018 Cow Comfort Conference, "The Latest Research in Cow Comfort"

The conference will open with Jessica Ziehm (NY Animal Agriculture Coalition) talking about animal welfare and what it means for the dairy industry, and presentations by DFA and Merck on how to prepare your farm for the worst, which will touch on animal abuse allegations and emergency preparedness. Other presentations include an update on lameness and cow comfort in tiestall dairies, maximizing cow comfort in the maternity pen (Dr. Katy Proudfoot, The Ohio State), and cow cooling and barn ventilation (Curt Gooch, Cornell University). Robotic milking herds will also be discussed with Dr. Trevor DeVries (University of Guelph) highlighting the latest data on cow comfort and lameness in robotic herds, and Jason Karszes (Cornell University) and Bruce Dehm (Dehm Associates) incorporating the economic and financial aspects of these milking systems. The conference will also feature vendors and booths to allow for networking and interaction with industry representatives and other producers.

Early registration has been extended until January 18, 2018

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