Day of dairy reproduction education to be held at two locations, March 17th and 18th
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County educators April Wright Lucas and James Romack invite farmers to join them and guest speakers for a day of dairy reproduction education. Meetings will be held on March 17th at the Albano Farm in Stamford, and on March 18th at the Holley-Hill Farm in Walton, from 10:30 AM to 3:00 PM at each location.
The agenda is the same for both meetings. First up, April Wright Lucas discusses Key Nutritional Components to Support Reproduction. Next, Dr. Jess Arrigan in Stamford, and Dr. Chris Camann in Walton, present on Managing the Transition Cow for Optimal Fertility. After lunch, presentations resume with Scott Zehr of Premier Select Sires talking about Heat Detection and the use of Activity Monitors for Tie and Free Stall Barns. Next, James Romack of CCE Delaware and Teddy DeDominicis of Premier Select Sires discuss why Proper AI Protocols Make a Difference. Last, Dr. Rob Lynch of Cornell’s PRO-DAIRY Program presents on the Importance of Record Keeping and Analysis to Trouble Shoot Low Conception.
For more information, to register, or to request accommodations if you have a disability please call Kim Holden at (607) 865-7090 or email [email protected]. Pre-registration is requested by March 12.
Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities and provides equal program and employment opportunities. The Watershed Agriculture Council is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer and is funded by the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, U.S. Forest Service, U.S.D.A., and other sources.