Event Details

Date

December 12, 2019

Time

9:30am-3:00pm

Location

Ju-Vindale Holsteins
2074 Balina Rd
Cazenovia, NY 13035

Cost

This event is free.

Host

Central New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

Pre-Registration Deadline: December 12, 2019

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Cow Comfort Program~Cazenovia

December 12, 2019


The Cow Comfort Workshops are an educational program for farmers, employees and agriservice professionals who work directly with dairy cows. The workshops will cover economics of improving cow comfort, stall design and management, stocking density, heat abatement and effects on production.
Two separate sessions will be held: one to focus on freestall cow comfort and one to focus on tie stall cow comfort. Each session will include an on-farm portion where attendees walk through facility assessment.
Each Cow Comfort Workshop is a day-long program held from 9:30 am to 3 pm. The program will be held on farm with a combination of presentations, demonstrations, farm walk-throughs and discussion.

Freestall Cow Comfort Workshop
Featured Speaker
Rick Grant, PhD, President of Miner Institute
Dr. Grant is well-known for his research surrounding stocking density and time budgets for dairy cattle.

Tie Stall Cow Comfort Workshop
Featured Speaker
Dan McFarland, Penn State
Dan McFarland is known for his research surrounding heat stress abatement techniques and stall, barn and ventilation design.

FREE TO ATTEND BUT REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Freestall Cow Comfort

Dec 3 - SCNY
Preble Hill Dairy
6993 W Bennett Hollow Rd, Preble
Registration or Questions:
Betsy Hicks 607.391.2673 bjh246@cornell.edu
https://scnydfc.cce.cornell.edu/event.php?id=983

Dec 4 - CNY
Amsterdam
A.M.: Old Town of Florida Town Hall
167 Fort Hunter Rd, Amsterdam 12010
P.M.: Envision Dairy LLC
568 Langley Rd, Amsterdam 12020
Registration or Questions: herkimer@cornell.edu | 315.866.7920
https://cnydfc.cce.cornell.edu/event.php?id=996


Tie Stall Cow Comfort

Dec 12 - CNY
Ju-Vindale Holsteins
2074 Ballina Rd, Cazenovia
Registration or Questions: herkimer@cornell.edu | 315.866.7920
https://cnydfc.cce.cornell.edu/event.php?id=999

Register online with link above for the
Cazenovia location. Note: Your transaction may take up to 60 seconds to complete. To help avoid duplicate registrations, 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 to:
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Herkimer County
5657 State Route 5
Herkimer, NY 13350.

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.

prodairy.cals.cornell.edu


Cow Comfort Flyer 2019 (PDF; 1943KB)


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Announcements

Resources for Farm Business Safety Plan Required

As the New York Forward plan is implemented across the state, businesses of all kinds are required to have a COVID-19 written safety plan in place. Both essential agricultural businesses that have remained open throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and those non-food related agricultural businesses who will re-open must have a safety plan. A task force of Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) specialists developed a new set of resources to help farms comply with this requirement and efficiently prepare plans during this busy time of the year. NY Forward Business Safety Plan Support for Farms contains:
  • Plan Templates
  • Considerations and Examples for Your Plan
  • Key References and Support Documents
See the complete guidance


Latest Information on the PPP and EIDL Programs

See the latest information on the PPP and EIDL

COVID-19 Safety Plans Required for All Businesses

COVID-19 Safety Plans Required for All Businesses in "New York Forward"


New York Forward is the state's plan to begin re-opening in phases as regions of the state achieve certain COVID-19 management metrics. An important part of New York Forward is for all businesses to have a customized, written safety plan that details specifically how each business will prevent and manage COVID-19. Details for particular industries, including agriculture can be found here.

Dialing Into Your Best Dairy-Podcast series

Find the podcast series "Dialing Into Your Best Dairy" on the PRO-DAIRY website.

USDA Farmers to Families Food Box

As part of the Coronavirus Farm Assistance Program Secretary Perdue announced on April 17 that the USDA is exercising authority under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act to purchase and distribute up to $3 billion of agricultural products to those in need. USDA will partner with regional and local distributors, whose workforce has been significantly impacted by the closure of many restaurants, hotels, and other food service entities, to purchase fresh produce, dairy, and meat. See more.

PRO-DAIRY offering Webinars and Podcasts

PRO-DAIRY has sent out a list of Webinars and Podcasts.  Find this list and more at our Resource page.

Team Programming and the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak

To all of our valued program participants and partners:

The Central NY Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team will not be conducting any meetings or in person assistance until further notice. All scheduled meetings have been cancelled as we look to support efforts to minimize the spread of COVID-19. If possible we may move them to an online format.

We will continue to monitor the situation and keep in touch with you.

Please continue to reach out to us by cell phone, email, and text as we will gladly respond. We will also continue to contact you by those same methods as we put out newsletters or share other pertinent pieces of information.

Again we are still here expecting to assist you as always, just for the near future not in the in-person way we have in the past.

Stay healthy.

Kevin Ganoe, Area Field Crop Specialist
David Balbian, Area Dairy Specialist
Ashley McFarland, Area Livestock Specialist
Nicole Tommell, Area Ag Business Management Specialist

COVID-19 response:
Need information? View the following Cornell CALS and CCE Resource Pages Updated Regularly
General Questions & Links: NY Extension Disaster Education Network 
Food Production, Processing & Safety Questions 
Employment & Agricultural Workforce Questions
Cornell Small Farms Resiliency Resources  
Financial & Mental Health Resources for Farmers 
Cornell Farmworker Program 
www.trabajadores.cornell.edu (en espanol)


Prevention & Control of the Novel Coronavirus for Farms

Find the an article on how to prevent and control the Novel Coronavirus on farms at: Novel Coronavirus Prevention & Control for Farms

Interim Guidance for Animal Care Operations

Interim Guidance for Animal Care Operations release from New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets on March 22, 2020.  Find article here

Links to Services

As we navigate through some very uncharted territory over the next few days/weeks/ months, the CNYDFLC team would like to offer you a list of services that may be of help to your farm business. Remember, our entire team is only a phone call, email or video conference away. Please do not hesitate to contact us if a need arises, we will do our best to assist you in the ways previously mentioned.  Find our contact information for each team member on the Contact Us page.

The list of websites and/or phone numbers can be found at our Resource page


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