Cornell experts to present dairy research

Cornell University

Dairy cattle summer series offered in Randolph, August 27th

After the day’s work is done, dairy producers are invited to learn more about research trials affecting dairy cattle health directly from Cornell University experts. On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 from 7pm to 9pm at the Randolph Municipal Building, 72 Main Street, the “Dairy Cattle Summer Research Update” program will be offered by the Cornell University CALS Department of Animal Science. This event is free of charge and will provide supplies and refreshments. Pre-registration is required by August 23rd by contacting Katelyn Walley-Stoll at 716-640-0522 or [email protected]

The featured presenters include Professor Julio Giordano, DVM, MS, PhD from Cornell University; PhD Student Martin Perez, DVM; and PRO-DAIRY Specialist Robert Lynch, DVM. They will be covering strategies for improving dairy cattle reproductive performance, using automated sensors for improving herd health and management, and additional updates on their research efforts. During the event, attendees will have the opportunity to interact with the presenters, ask questions, and learn from the group. The presenters will offer examples of strategies for on-farm implementation and performance implications for their research, while also covering the economics of incorporating technologies into their farm management.

For accommodations, more information, or to register contact Katelyn Walley-Stoll, Business Management Specialist with the SWNY Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Program at 716-640-0522 or [email protected] by Friday, August 23rd.

 

 

The Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Program (SWNYDLFC) is a new initiative that started in July 2019 as a partnership between Cornell University and the CCE Associations of the five county region that includes Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, and Steuben. SWNYDLFC Regional specialists work with Cornell Faculty and Extension Educators statewide to address the issues that impact the dairy, livestock, and field crops industries in New York through educational programming and events, consultations, and on-farm research. 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.

If you would like more information about this topic, please call Katelyn Walley-Stoll at 716-640-0522 or email [email protected]. For more information about Cornell Cooperative Extension, contact your county’s Association Executive Director. Allegany County – Laura Hunsberger, [email protected] or 585-268-7644. Cattaraugus County – Dick Rivers, [email protected] or 716-699-2377. Chautauqua County – Emily Reynolds, [email protected] or 716-664-9502. Erie County – Diane Held, [email protected] or 716-652-5400. Steuben County – Robert Shirley, [email protected] or 607-664-2575.

 

 

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