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Many dairy farms across the state rely on their Hispanic employees to carry out some of the most important day-to-day duties on the farm: milking cows, caring for calves and assisting with calvings to name a few. On this page you will find English/Spanish resources to assist in training employees for various jobs on the farm as well as resources to help you better manage your employees.    




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Dairy Culture Coach December 2018

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: December 21, 2018
Dairy Culture Coach December 2018

The latest issue of the Dairy Culture Coach includes the following topics: 

  • Learning Spanish for Dairy Farmers
  • Cornell Pro-Dairy Learning Opportunities in 2019
  • Becker Forum
  • Labor Road Show II
  • Minimum Wage Annual Adjustment 

Dairy Culture Coach September 2018

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: September 21, 2018
Dairy Culture Coach September 2018

The latest issue of the Dairy Culture Coach is now available.  Read on to learn more about: 

  • Dairy Training Resources Guide
  • Fresh Cow Evaluation
  • Evaluación de las Vacas Frescas
  • Employee Wage Survey
  • Webinar on Worker Housing Concerns
  • Ag Workforce Journal




Dairy Training Resources

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: July 11, 2018

This document will guide you to many of the resources available for training dairy farm employees.  Topics include:

  • Safety
  • Animal Handling
  • Calf Care
  • Milk Quality
  • Calving Assitance
  • Reproduction
  • Herd Health
  • Lameness/Hoof Trimming
  • Forages/Feeding
  • Creating Human Resource Management Documents
  • Employee Housing
  • Learning Spanish/English

Dairy Culture Coach June 2018

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 7, 2018
Dairy Culture Coach June 2018

The latest issue of the Dairy Culture Coach is now available.  Read on to learn more about:

  • Understanding the Current Dairy Economy
  • Cómo Entender la Situación Económica Actual de Granjas Lecheras
  • Vocabulary: Feelings
  • Time to Check Your W-4's
  • Wednesday Webinars in Spanish
  • Seminarios Web en Español
  • The Most Costly Journey

Physical Examination of Cattle (Spanish)

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: April 2, 2018
Physical Examination of Cattle (Spanish)

A step-by-step guide to conducting physical examinations on dairy cows. It guides you through examining the cow from the front, rear, left and right sides, while pointing out signs of common ailments.

Una guía para hacer el examen físico a las vacas lecheras. Le guía por los pasos de hacer el examen en la vaca desde en frente, atrás, y los dos lados mientras le explica los seños de enfermedades comunes.



The Dairy Culture Coach March 2018

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: April 2, 2018
The Dairy Culture Coach March 2018

The latest issue of the Dairy Culture Coach is now available and includes the following articles:
 
• Tools to Learn Spanish
• Cooling Vocabulary
• How to Identify the "Off" Animal
• Identifique el Animal Anormal
• Wednesday Webinars in Spanish
• Seminarios Web en Español

The Dairy Culture Coach December 2017

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: December 20, 2017
The Dairy Culture Coach December 2017

The latest issue of the Dairy Culture Coach is now available and includes the following articles:

- The Importance of Timing in a Milking Routine
- La Importancia del Ritmo de una Rutina de Ordeña
- Becker Forum
- I-9 Webinars
- Nacimientos

The Dairy Culture Coach September 2017

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: September 1, 2017
The Dairy Culture Coach September 2017

The latest issue of the Dairy Culture Coach is now available.  In this issue you will find the following articles:
 
- Reporting Work-Related Accidents, Illnesses & Diseases
- Heating Vocabulary
- Family Relations Vocabulary
- Heating Systems - Los Sistemas de Calificación
- New Form I-9

The Dairy Culture Coach June 2017

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 7, 2017
The Dairy Culture Coach June 2017

The latest issue of the Dairy Culture Coach is now available. In this issue you will find the following articles:

- Focus Group Report Executive Summary
- June Dairy Month- Dairy in Guatemala
- Washing Milk Containers
- Lavando los Contenedores de Leche
- Refrigeration
- Refrigeración

Workforce Issues and the New York Dairy Industry

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 5, 2017
Workforce Issues and the New York Dairy Industry

The report "Workforce Issues and the New York Dairy Industry" is now available at https://dyson.cornell.edu/outreach/extension-bulletins/documents/Cornell-Dyson-eb1703.pdf.  

The Dairy Culture Coach March 2017

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: March 28, 2017
The Dairy Culture Coach March 2017

The latest issue of the Dairy Culture Coach is now available. In this issue you will find the following articles:

- What, Why, How?
-Respirator Fit Testing
-Wednesday Webinars in Spanish
-Seminarios Web en Español
-El Son Jarocho

Integrated Pest Management Guide for Organic Dairies- Spanish & English

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: February 9, 2017
Integrated Pest Management Guide for Organic Dairies- Spanish & English

The Integrated Pest Management Guide for Organic Dairies is now available in English and Spanish from the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program. El Guía del Manejo Integrado de Plagas (MIP) Para los Ranchos Orgánicos ya es disponible en inglés y español del Programa de Manejo Integrado de Plagas del Estado de Nueva York. 

English- http://hdl.handle.net/1813/42899
Español- http://hdl.handle.net/1813/46203

Farm Worker Housing Quiz

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: January 24, 2017

Use this quiz to help you evaluate your worker housing.

Sample Cleaning Schedule in English & Spanish

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: January 13, 2017

A sample cleaning schedule for worker housing.

Sample House Rules in English

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: January 13, 2017

A sample document to encourage housing cleanliness and maintenance.  

Sample House Rules in Spanish

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: January 13, 2017

A sample document to encourage housing cleanliness and maintenance.  

Sample Housing Agreement in English

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: January 13, 2017

A template for writing a housing agreement.  It includes a list of things that farm owners commonly find that they need to address with employees living in farm housing. Create your own housing agreement by using the sections that apply to your farm and omitting those that don't apply. DISCLAIMER: This material is intended for general information purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. Specific questions should be addressed to legal counsel.

Sample Housing Agreement in Spanish

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: January 13, 2017

A template for writing a housing agreement.  

Survey of Hispanic Dairy Workers in New York State 2016

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: January 13, 2017
Survey of Hispanic Dairy Workers in New York State 2016

The Dairy Culture Coach December 2016

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: December 5, 2016
The Dairy Culture Coach December 2016

The latest issue of the Dairy Culture Coach is now available.  Included in this issue are the following articles: 
-Farm Worker Survey Summary
-New Farmworker Handbook
-Nuevo Manual Para Trabajadores Agrícolas
-GCC Spanish Classes
-Spanish Webinars
-Seminarios Web
-New Form I-9

The Dairy Culture Coach September 2016

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: September 2, 2016
The Dairy Culture Coach September 2016

The latest issue of the Dairy Culture Coach is now available. Included in this issue are the following articles: 

- Getting More Involved in Agriculture
- House Cleaning Vocabulary
- Help Calves Beat the Cold / Ayudar a las Becerras a Combatir el Frío
- Farm Worker Housing Quiz
- Encouraging Proper Housing Maintenance
- A Different Dialogue!



The Dairy Culture Coach June 2016

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 10, 2016
The Dairy Culture Coach June 2016

The latest issue of The Dairy Culture Coach is now available. Included in this month's issue, you will find the following articles: 
  • Helping Employees Combat the Heat 
  • Lameness in Dairy Cows/ La Cojera en las Vacas Lecheras
  • Lameness Scoring/ Calificación de la Cojera 
  • Cinco de Mayo - What's the Real Significance?
  • The Flight Zone/ La Zona de Vuelo
  • Introducing Brooke Ryan 
If you're interested in receiving the latest issues of The Dairy Culture Coach straight to your inbox, send an email to geg24@cornell.edu.  

The Dairy Culture Coach March 2016

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: March 28, 2016

The latest issue of The Dairy Culture Coach is now available. Included in this month's issue, you will find the following articles: 
  • Employees Want to Learn!
  • Hoof Health Solutions Course
  • Calculating Dry Matter
  • Calcular la Materia Seca
  • Why So Many Last Names?

The Dairy Culture Coach December 2015

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: December 10, 2015

The latest issue of The Dairy Culture Coach is now available. Included in this month's issue, you will find the following articles: 
  • Communicate Goals to Motivate Employees
  • Winter Vocabulary
  • Why Push Up Feed?
  • ¿Para Qué Empujar la Comida?
  • Poinsettias, la Flor de Noche Buena

The Dairy Culture Coach September 2015

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: September 21, 2015

As you'll notice, El Sostento has a new name! The Dairy Culture Coach will continue to bring you the same great information and advice to help you better understand and manage your Hispanic workforce. This month's issue includes:

So You Want to Learn Spanish...
Bunker Silo Safety Reminders
Consejos de Prudencia con los Silos Horizontales
The What, Why and How of Recycling
El Qué, Por Qué y Cómo de Reciclar
School Systems in Central America
Language Vocabulary

El Sostento Newsletter June 2015

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 12, 2015

The June 2015 issue of El Sostento includes:
  • What Language are my Employees Speaking?
  • Span/Eng Family Vocabulary
  • Proper Use of Crowd Gates
  • El Uso Apropiado de las Puertas de Arreo
  • What is a Consulate? 
  • Summer Schedule for Mexican & Guatemalan Mobile Consulates
  • Where did Chips and Salsa Come From?

El Sostento Newsletter December 2014

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: March 19, 2015

El Sostento December 2014: 

  • Immigration Reform- What Might the Recent Announcement Mean for Your Farm?
  • Adjectives to Describe Cow Condition
  • Immigrant America
  • Winter Weather
  • El Tiempo de Invierno
  • Christmas Tamales

El Sostento Newsletter March 2015

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: March 19, 2015

El Sostento March 2015: 
  • Avoid Housing Issues
  • What's in a Ration? (Span/Eng vocabulary)
  • Worth a Listen
  • Calving Assistance (Spanish/English)
  • La Virgen de Guadalupe- Who is She?
  • Pest Management DVD
  • Bed Bug Fact Sheet
  • Datos Sobre las Chinhces

Animal Care in Summer Weather

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: September 15, 2014
Animal Care in Summer Weather

Article from Ag Focus Newsletter: July 2014

El Sostento Newsletter September 2014

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: September 15, 2014

El Sostento 2014

- How to Pick the Right Person for a Promotion
- Fall Vocabulary
- What's in a Tortilla?
- Overmilking
- La Sobre Orde?a
- All Saint's Day

What's in an Udder?

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: September 15, 2014
What's in an Udder?

Article from Ag Focus Newsletter: August 2014

Books to Read in the New Year

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 6, 2014

Article from Ag Focus Newsletter: January 2014

Communicate With Your People, Not Just Your Cows

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 6, 2014

Article from Ag Focus Newsletter: June 2013

Communicating for Safety

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 6, 2014

Article From Ag Focus Newsletter: July 2013

El Sostento June 2014

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 6, 2014

El Sostento June 2014:
  • Employee Evaluations: Worth Your Time
  • Crop Vocabulary
  • Summer 2014 Mobile Consulates
  • Heat Stress
  • Estr?s Cal?rico
  • Mother's Day and Father's Day

El Sostento March 2014

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 6, 2014

El Sostento March 2014
  • Together, Growing Lasting Solutions for Hunger
  • Four (Informal) Greetings
  • Highlights from the 2014 Becker Forum
  • Farm Safety for Employees
  • Seguridad en la Finca para los Empleados
  • So What is Cinco de Mayo All About?

El Sostento Newsletter December 2013

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 6, 2014

El Sostento Newsletter December 2013:
  • Power Distance & Employee Relations
  • Spanish/English Christmas Vocabulary
  • The Becker Forum
  • Colostrum Basics
  • Los Fundamentos del Calostro
  • Fruit Punch Recipe

El Sostento Newsletter June 2013

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 6, 2014

First issue of El Sostento Newsletter: June 2013.
  • How do You Value Employee Benefits?
  • Beware the Online Translator
  • What is a Consulate?
  • Creating a Positive Workplace
  • Mexican Climate

El Sostento Newsletter September 2013

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 6, 2014

El Sostento Newsletter September 2013:
  • Prepare Employees for Winter Weather
  • Free Spanish Resources for the Milking Parlor
  • Spanglish Dairy Words
  • Mastitis Basics
  • Los Fundamentos de la Mastitis
  • Independence Day

NEW OSHA LEP Resources

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 6, 2014

Article from Ag Focus Newsletter: February 2014

OSHA Inspections: The Dairy Dozen

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 6, 2014

Article from Ag Focus Newsletter: November 2013

What to Expect from OSHA Inspections

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 6, 2014

Article from Ag Focus Newsletter: October 2013

Employers Must Provide Health Exchange Notice by October 1, 2013

Last Modified: September 19, 2013

From the Emerling Agency, Williamsville, NY with edits by Joan Sinclair Petzen.

Employers have until October 1, 2013 to provide employees with the Health Exchange Notice required by the Affordable Care Act.. The simplest way to satisfy this obligation is to choose the appropriate model and distribute a paper copy of it by hand or by mail.

Referral Tool for H-2A Employers

Joan Sinclair Petzen, Farm Business Management
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: July 19, 2013

H-2A Employers can use a new tool from New York State Department of Labor's Agriculture Program to meet their recruitment reporting requirements to the U.S. Department of Labor's Chicago Reporting Center.

Dehorn Calves with Paste in English and Spanish

Jerry Bertoldo, Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: July 9, 2013

Dehorn Calves with Paste presentation in English & Spanish

Cow Behavior in English

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: July 1, 2013

Cow Behavior in English from the Babcock Institute.

Cow Behavior in Spanish

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: July 1, 2013

Cow Behavior in Spanish from the Babcock Institute.

Heat Detection and AI in English

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: July 1, 2013

Heat Detection and AI in English from the Babcock Institute.

Heat Detection and AI in Spanish

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: July 1, 2013

Heat Detection and AI in Spanish from the Babcock Institute.

Reproductive Function in English

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: July 1, 2013

Reproductive Function in English from the Babcock Institute.

Reproductive Function in Spanish

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: July 1, 2013

Reproductive Function in Spanish from the Babcock Institute.

Dr. Temple Grandin's Animal Welfare in Spanish

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 27, 2013

Dr. Grandin has done extensive work with animal welfare. Here are some of her resources in Spanish.

*NEW* e-Newsletter for Employers of Hispanic Dairy workers

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 14, 2013

Article from Ag Focus Newsletter: May 2013

And You Thought Two Languages Were Confusing!

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 14, 2013

Article from Ag Focus Newsletter: May 2012

Communication is Key

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 14, 2013

Article from Ag Focus Newsletter: December 2012

Cultural Dynamics

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 14, 2013

Article from Ag Focus Newsletter: November 2008

Human Resource Practices that make a Difference with Hispanic Employees

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 14, 2013

Human Resources Practices presentation

Learning From Hispanic Employees

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 14, 2013

Learning From Hispanic Employees presentation

Make Some Time for Employee Management

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 14, 2013

Article from Ag Focus Newsletter: November 2008

Queso in Guatemala

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 14, 2013
Queso in Guatemala

Article from Ag Focus Newsletter: November 2012

Set Up New Employees for Success

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 14, 2013

Article from Ag Focus Newsletter: February 2013

Standard Operating Procedures - Make Consistency a Priority

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 14, 2013

Article from Ag Focus Newsletter: April 2013

Upgrading Skills

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 14, 2013

Article from Ag Focus Newsletter: June 2008

What To Do When "Yes" Means "No"

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 14, 2013

Article from Ag Focus Newsletter: July 2012

Retained Placenta - Spanish

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 13, 2013

Retained Placenta in Spanish

Right Side Exam - English

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 13, 2013

Right Side Exam in English

Right Side Exam - Spanish

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 13, 2013

Right Side Exam in Spanish

7 Phrases to Ease Communication During Calvings

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 10, 2013
7 Phrases to Ease Communication During Calvings

Article from Ag Focus Newsletter: June 2012

Birthing Timeline - English

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 10, 2013

Birthing Timeline in English

Birthing Timeline - Spanish

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 10, 2013

Birthing Timeline in Spanish

Bovine Left Side View in Spanish

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 10, 2013

Bovine Left Side View in Spanish

Bovine Right Side View in Spanish

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 10, 2013

Bovine Right Side View in Spanish

Calf Care for Variable Months

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 10, 2013
Calf Care for Variable Months

Article from Ag Focus Newsletter: October 2012

Calf Health Scoring Chart - English

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 10, 2013

Calf Health Scoring Chart - English

Calf Health Scoring Chart - Spanish

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 10, 2013

Calf Health Scoring Chart - Spanish

Calf Internal Organs, Left Side - Spanish

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 10, 2013

Calf Internal Organs, Left Side - Spanish

Calf Internal Organs, Right Side - Spanish

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 10, 2013

Calf Internal Organs, Right Side - Spanish

Calving Assistance - Spanish

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 10, 2013

Calving Assistance presentation in Spanish

Calving Progress Sheet

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 10, 2013

Calving Progress sheet in English & Spanish

Care of Newborn Calves - Spanish

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 10, 2013

Care of Newborn Calves presentation in Spanish

Colostrum Checklist - Spanish

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 10, 2013

Colostrum Checklist in Spanish

Colostrum Management - Spanish

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 10, 2013

Colostrum Management presentation in Spanish

Colostrum: Quantity, Quality and Timeliness

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 10, 2013

Article from Ag Focus Newsletter: August 2012

D.A. in Spanish

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 10, 2013

D.A. in Spanish

Dorsal View in Spanish

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 10, 2013

Dorsal View in Spanish

Fresh Cow Decision Tree in English

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 10, 2013

Fresh Cow Decision Tree in English

Fresh Cow Decision Tree in Spanish

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 10, 2013

Fresh Cow Decision Tree in Spanish

Fresh Cow Health in Spanish

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 10, 2013

Fresh Cow Health in Spanish

Head Exam in Spanish

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 10, 2013

Head Exam in Spanish

Identifying the Off Animal in English

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 10, 2013

Identifying the Off Animal in English

Identifying the Off Animal in Spanish

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 10, 2013

Identifying the Off Animal in Spanish

Left Side Exam in English

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 10, 2013

Left Side Exam in English

Left Side Exam in Spanish

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 10, 2013

Left Side Exam in Spanish

Metritis in Spanish

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 10, 2013

Metritis in Spanish

Milk Fever in Spanish

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 10, 2013

Milk Fever in Spanish

Rear Exam in English

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 10, 2013

Rear Exam in English

Rear Exam in Spanish

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 10, 2013

Rear Exam in Spanish

Udder Dissection Pictures - English

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 10, 2013

Udder Dissection Pictures in English

Heat Detection Presentation in Spanish

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 7, 2013

Heat Detection Presentation in Spanish

Milker Training - Ordeñar: ¿Por qué lo hacemos así?

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 7, 2013

Milker Training PowerPoint presentation in Spanish

Udder Dissection Pictures- Spanish

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 7, 2013

Udder Dissection Pictures in Spanish

Animal Welfare: What is it?

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 5, 2013

Animal Welfare presentation in English and Spanish

Clean Milk Benefits People and Calves

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 5, 2013

Article from Ag Focus Newsletter: March 2013

Deferred Action Overview

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 5, 2013

Article from Ag Focus Newsletter: September 2012

Who Will Be Milking Your Cows in 2012?

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: June 5, 2013

Article from Ag Focus Newsletter: April 2012

Heat Detection

Libby Eiholzer, Bilingual Dairy
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Last Modified: January 2, 2013

Article from Ag Focus Newsletter: January 2013



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Upcoming Events

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID

January 17, 2019
8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. $25 includes lunch and a manual
WARSAW, NY

Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.  This 8-hour training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to appropriate care.  Register online here:  https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/MentalHealthFirstAidTraining_10508 or email lma96@cornell.edu.
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NYBPA Winter Management Meeting- "Dairy cross bred calf - opportunity for the dairy & beef industry"

January 18, 2019
9:45 a.m. Welcome - 5:00 p.m. Adjournment
East Syracuse, NY

On January 18, 2018 in Syracuse, the New York Beef Producer's Association is presenting a day-long session on the cross bred dairy calf. Speakers will include farmers and extension professionals with experience in this field. The keynote speaker will be from Wulf Genetics working with Genex to supply beef bulls of various breeds to use on Jersey and Holstein cows. To date they have raised and finished over 50,000 cross bred calves. Plan to spend the day and learn about how this enterprise may fit in your dairy operation to provide another source of cash flow. For more information, please contact Brenda Bippert, NYBPA Executive Secretary, nybeefproducers@aol.com, (716) 902-4305, or http://www.nybpa.org/abwc.htm
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Labor Road Show II - Canandaigua

January 31, 2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Canandaigua, NY

If you have employees, then you need to be at the New York Labor Road Show II. Experts from farms, private industry and the university will focus on critical topics that affect all farm employers including: employee housing, onboarding, sexual harassment prevention, employee engagement , safety, wage and hour laws, and worker care.
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Announcements

2019 Pesticide Training & Re-certification Series Wednesdays in Feb 2019

Anyone interested in obtaining a pesticide certification and meets the DEC requirements, OR, current applicators seeking pesticide re-certification credits should attend.  2.5 re-cert core credits will be available for each class.
Wednesdays 2/6, 2/13, 2/20, 2/27 from 7-9 p.m., EXAM  is Wed., March 6 from 6:30- 11 pm.  CCE Ontario, 480 N Main St., Canandaigua.  Cost $175 includes manual and all classes.  Exam fee $100.  Re-certificaton is $25/class.  Register:  585-394-3977 x 427 or x 436, or email nea8cornell.edu or rw43@cornell.edu.  Website www.cceontario.org.


Three Free Digester Workshops offered through CCE St. Lawrence Co.

CCE of St. Lawrence County is offering three FREE workshops showcasing the research results from our feasibility study of anaerobic digester technology on small farms. The research was conducted by our partners at Clarkson University using the anaerobic digester at the Extension Learning Farm, which is fed both manure from a dairy operation and vegetable waste from our commercial kitchen. The digester heats a small green house that starts our seedling plants. We have a small scale vegetable-only digester as well. The research and program targets small dairies under 200 head, livestock producers, horticulture producers and anyone interested in alternative energy.

Program will be held on December 5, January 7, and March 6. A catered meal is provided at each program. Participants within the North Country Region will be given a $25 stipend to help cover travel costs, those from outside the region will be given $50. To receive the stipend, participants will need to complete a pre/post-test survey.

More information and registration information can be found here: http://stlawrence.cce.cornell.edu/events/2018/12/05/exploring-digester-technology


New Guidance for Mortality Disposal Issued

NYS Department of Ag and Markets has posted guidelines on disposal of livestock carcasses, in response to reports that some rendering companies have halted pickups from farms.

https://nwnyteam.cce.cornell.edu/submission.php?id=761&crumb=dairy|1

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