PRO-DAIRY: ONLINE COURSE TRANSITION COW MANAGEMENT

Have you…

…been working with dairy cows and are looking to increase your knowledge of transition cow management?

…had some formal training or course work but want a refresher on transition cow management?

…been working with the farm transition cow program but want to know more about the how, what and why?

…wanted to improve the transition cow management of your herd but need to know where to start?

…wanted to increase the skills you bring to the farm or your farm employer?

…been wondering where you’ll find the time to attend a course or workshop?

 

If so, this course is designed for you!
You’ll learn the basics of transition cow management then quickly build from there to understand and manage an effective dairy reproductive program… all from the comfort of a computer!

INSTRUCTORS
Dr. Tom Overton, PhD
Professor, Department of Animal Science, Cornell University
Dr. Blake Nguyen, DVM
Lecturer, Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
Jessica McArt, DVM, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
Lindsay Ferlito, MS
Dairy Management Specialist, Cornell Cooperative Extension
Soon Hon Cheong, DVM, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Sciences, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Robert A. Lynch, DVM
Dairy Herd Health & Management Specialist, Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY
Dr. Julio Giordano, DVM, MS, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Science, Cornell University
Dr. Vinicius Machado, DVM, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Texas Tech University

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Dairy business on-farm personnel (owner or employee) seeking to increase their knowledge of transition cow management. Participants should possess a formal or informal background in dairy cattle management, but not necessarily in transition cow management.

PROGRAM DETAILS
This is a seven week course offered online. Corresponding assignments are due each week. To get the most out of the experience, you should expect to spend 2 to 3 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.

WHEN 
April 2 – May 18, 2017

WHERE
All online!

 REGISTRATION FEE 
 $265.00 per person
Register before March 19 and receive a $25 discount!

FOR FULL COURSE INFORMATION, VISIT PRODAIRY.CALS.CORNELL.EDU/ONLINE-COURSES