Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Enrollment

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

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  • Educational Meetings & Conferences
  • In-Field Educational Opportunities
  • On-Farm Research Trials

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Event Details


June 14, 2018


6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Wilmar Farm
3532 Mote Road
Gainesville, NY 14066


$10.00 per person - covers handouts

$15.00 per farm - covers handouts


CCE - Allegany County
Lynn Bliven
585-268-7644 x18

Cattle Handling Systems Importance for BQA

June 14, 2018

Cattle Handling Systems Importance for BQA
Speakers & Topics:

  • Tours of facilities and overview of farm. Bill and Marie Kuipers. 
  • Setting up and designing safe, affordable handling facilities. Nancy Glazier, Small Farms Specialist, NWNY Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team & Lynn A. Bliven, Issue Leader CCE Allegany County.
  • Overview of NYSCHAP and the vet's perspective chute side. Jerry Bertoldo, DVM, Dairy Specialist, NWNY Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team.

This is a BQA recertification workshop. If you are Level 2 BQA Certified you will need to provide an updated Veterinarian Client/Patient Relationship (VCPR) form, if needed please request a form when you pre-register.

This will also serve as chute side training for those that have taken online BQA course. You MUST pre-register so we know how many animals we will need. If you are seeking BQA Level 2 you will need to provide a Veterinarian Client/Patient Relationship (VCPR) form.

Cattle Handling Systems Brochure (PDF; 135KB)











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August 25, 2018

See attached flyer for Contest Rules and Entry Form.
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Event Offers DEC Credits

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12:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
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