Event Details

Date

March 12, 2019

Time

10:00am-3:15pm

Location

Otesaga Resort Hotel
60 Lake St
Cooperstown, NY 13326

Cost

$30.00 First person
(additional attendee $30.00 ea.)

Host

Central New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Pre-Registration Deadline: March 8, 2019

EVENT HAS PASSED

2019 Dairy Day

March 12, 2019


When: Tuesday, March 12, 2019
10:00 am - 3:15 pm

Where: The Otesaga Resort Hotel, 60 Lake St., Cooperstown

Cost: $30 per person (includes the best buffet lunch you will ever eat!)

Registration must be received in the office by Friday, March 8, noon. NO EXCEPTIONS

This program qualifies for 2 PAS Continuing Education Credits from the ARPAS office in Illinois.

Agenda:

10:00 a.m. Trade Show Opens, Registration, Coffee & Danish

11:00 a.m. What are the Economics of Various Approaches to Getting Cows Pregnant? Robert Lynch, DVM, Pro-Dairy, Dairy Herd Health & Management Specialist

12:00 p.m. Should I be Breeding My Low Merit Cows to a Beef Breed? What's the Future? Kevin Ziemba, STgenetics

12:30 p.m. Lunch & visit Trade Show

2:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions - attend the one that fits your needs

Demystifying all the Synchronization Programs Out There. What Can Work Best for You? Robert Lynch, DVM, Pro-Dairy, Dairy Herd Health & Management Specialist

Natural Heat Detection & A.I.: Putting Together Strategies & Systems That are Most Effective for You. Kevin Ziemba, STgenetics

Using Bulls: How to Manage Them and Keep them Healthy to Achieve Success. Also, SAFETY RULES TO FOLLOW with Bulls. Benjamin S. Laudermilch, DVM, Endless Mountain Veterinary Center, PC. Rome, Pennsylvania. This clinic provides veterinary services for Taurus-ST (formerly Taurus Services, Inc.)

3:00 p.m. Final wrap up questions / discussion

3:15 p.m. Adjourn 

Pay online with credit card with link above. Note: Your transaction may take up to 60 seconds to complete. To help avoid duplicate payments, please wait and do not click the "Register for Event" button more than once.

Or fill out the registration form on the attached pdf and return it along with payment to:
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Herkimer County
5657 State Route 5
Herkimer, NY 13350.
Make checks payable to: Cornell Cooperative Extension (or CCE)

Please call 315.866.7920 if you have any questions.

Registration allows us to communicate any cancellations or changes in arrangements.

Note that if you receive a blank registration confirmation, please email herkimer@cornell.edu and we will forward you the correct confirmation. This has been a problem for some email servers such as Yahoo and Verizon.



2019 Dairy Day (PDF; 1036KB)


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