Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Enrollment

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  • Livestock & Small Farms

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Event Details

Date

October 26 - November 9, 2018

Time

Two-day program, held two weeks apart: Oct 26th and Nov 9th, each meet at 9:30 a.m - 3:00 p.m.

Location

Day 1: 10/26 Host Farm El-Vi Farms (meet at Wayne Co CCE). Day 2: 11/9 Host Farm Reyncrest Farm

Cost

$75.00 per person for both classes
(additional attendee $75.00 ea.)

$40.00 per person for one day only
(additional attendee $40.00 ea.)

Host

Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Pre-Registration Deadline: October 19, 2018

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Calving and Neonatal Calf Care Training

October 26 - November 9, 2018

Calving and Neonatal Calf Care Training
The Calving and Neonatal Calf Care Training is an educational program for farmers, employees and agri-service people who work directly with dairy cows and calves. It will cover the physiology of calving, best practices for calving interventions, and calf care immediately after delivery and in the crucial days afterward. It is a two-day program held two weeks apart and will be held on-farm with a combination of presentations, demonstrations, farm walk-through's and discussion. Each day runs from 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM. Participants can sign up for both or just one day. Registration is $75 for both days, or $40 for one day. This program is eligible for FSA Borrower Credits.

Day 1:  Meet at Wayne County CCE, 1581 Route 88N, Newark 14513 
Host Farm - El-Vi Farms, 11 Pelis Rd, Newark 14513
Calving program - calving assistance, assessment of calving situation, delivery and immediate calf care.

Day 2: Meet at Host Farm Reyncrest Farm, 9666 Alleghany Rd. Corfu 14036 
Initial calf care considerations, medication and supplementation, key points in sanitation, communication and employee training, physical examination on the calf.

Registration deadline is October 19th.
To register online with a credit card, use the registration link above.
To register with cash or check, call Linda Risewick, (585)343-3040 ext. 138.  Checks should be sent to: 

CCE Genesee County
NWNY Team
Attn: Linda Risewick
420 East Main St.
Batavia, NY 14020

For more information, contact Libby Eiholzer at 607.793.4847 or geg24@cornell.edu


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