Calf And Heifer Management Online Course

Early bird registration rates expire on Monday, March 11 – Register today!

Course Information

This course is for dairy business on-farm personnel (owner or employee) seeking to increase their knowledge of calf and heifer management. Participants should possess a formal or informal background in dairy cattle management, but not necessarily in calf and heifer management.

 





Topics

  • Calf Nutrition Pre-weaning
  • Calf Nutrition Post-weaning
  • Replacement Economics
  • Colostrum Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Genetics
  • Calf Health
  • Housing

Instructors

Mike Van Amburgh, PhD
Cornell University, Department of Animal Science

Heather Huson, PhD
Cornell University, Department of Animal Science

Curt Gooch, PE
Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY

Jason Karszes

Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY

Rob Lynch, DVM
Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY

Kim Morrill, PhD
Cornell Cooperative Extension, North Country Regional Ag Team

Margaret Quaassdorff
Cornell Cooperative Extension, NWNY Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team

PRO-DAIRY Course Facilitators

Dr. Rob Lynch, DVM
Dairy Herd Health and Management Specialist

Kathy Barrett
Dairy Management Programs

Dates

March 29 – May 17, 2019

Where

All online!





Registration

$265.00 per person
Register before March 11 and receive a $25 discount!

Program Details

This is a seven week course offered online. Presentations for each topic are prerecorded and are accessible whenever is convenient to the participant. A live, optional Q& A session with presenters will beheld weekly via webinar. Corresponding assignments are due each week. To get the most out of the experience, you should expect to spend approximately 2 hours per week on the lessons and assignments. The course is offered through Moodle, an easy-to-use online interface that you’ll view through your personal computer’s web browser.

You do not receive Cornell University credit for taking the course. Rather, you will receive a certificate of completion from Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY.

FULL COURSE INFORMATION
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