Event Details


January 8, 2020


5-7 pm


CCE Schoharie County Extension Office
173 S Grand St
Cobleskill, NY 12043


$10.00 First person
(additional attendee $10.00 ea.)


Central New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops


Pre-Registration Deadline: January 2, 2020


Livestock Techniques Hands-on Workshop ~ Cobleskill location

January 8, 2020

Come join Ashley McFarland, Area Livestock Specialist with the Central New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Team, for a hands-on workshop focusing on management practices for livestock. She will be teaching participants the proper ways to administer vaccinations, ear tagging, ear notching, castration and proper restraint and safety while working with animals. 

When/Where: Tuesday, January 7, 2020
CCE Saratoga County 4-H Training Center
556 Middleline Rd, Ballston Spa, NY 12020
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
CCE Schoharie County Extension Office
173 S Grand St, Cobleskill, NY 12043
Thursday, January 9, 2020
CCE Otsego County Extension Office
123 Lake St, Cooperstown, NY 13326

Time: 5-7 pm (all locations)

Cost: $10 per person

Pay online with credit card with link above for Cobleskill location only. 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.

To register for the Ballston Spa location, go here 
To register for the Cooperstown location, go here https://cnydfc.cce.cornell.edu/event.php?id=967

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

Please call 315.866.7920 if you have any questions.

Registration must be received in the office by Thursday, January 2, 2020.

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.

Livestock Techniques Workshop (PDF; 421KB)

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