PRO-DAIRY Webinars March 2017

Dairy Updates in English and Spanish
Thursday Dairy Updates
PRO-DAIRY in partnership with DAIRYBUSINESS & HOLSTEIN WORLD magazine has launched a new weekly webinar series in English each Thursday from 12:30 to 1:15 pm EST. Registration is not required. Click on the Dairy Webinars section of PRO-DAIRY’s website to join. Each webinar is approved for one continuing education unit (CEU) from the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS).March 2, 2017| 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
Crop Insurance Options for Corn Silage

Presenter: Jennifer E. Ifft, PhD, Assistant Professor, Mueller Family Sesquicentennial Faculty Fellow in Agribusiness and Farm Management, Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management.

With the deadline looming, Dr. Ifft will discuss options available and factors to consider in making your decision.

March 16, 2017| 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
New Milk Analysis Technologies to Monitor Management and Improve Herd Performance

Presenter: Dr. Heather Dann PhD, Dairy Cattle Nutrition Research Scientist, The William H Miner Agricultural Research Institute.

Dr. Dann will highlight some of the collaborative work done by Cornell University, Miner Institute, St. Albans Cooperative Creamery, and Delta Instruments. New tools have been developed in milk analysis for bulk tank and individual cow milks that will provide information to support decision making for management of feeding, health, and reproduction in dairy cows.

March 23, 2017| 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
Managing Transition Cows During Heat Stress

Presenter: Dr. Tom Overton, Professor of Dairy Management, Cornell University, Director, PRO-DAIRY, Associate Director, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Department of Animal Science, Agriculture and Food Systems

Dr. Overton will talk about the effects of heat stress during the dry period on the cow, and also the long-term effects on the calf from new research, and discuss the importance of heat abatement and specific nutritional strategies that may improve transition cow success during heat stress.

Wednesday Webinars in Spanish
PRO-DAIRY is now offering dairy management webinars in Spanish from 12:30 to 1:00 pm the last Wednesday of each month January through April. Registration is not required. Access the webinar link on the Spanish Webinars link on PRO-DAIRY’s website to join.

March 29, 2017| 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Implement Effective Protocols for First Postpartum AI Service in Dairy Cattle
Implementando Protocolos Efectivos de Manejo del Primer Servicio Postparto en Vacas de Leche.

Presenter: Matias Stangaferro, DVM, MS, PhD Student

April 26, 2017| 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Second and subsequent AI service management: effective programs combining pregnancy diagnosis and resynchronization of estrus and ovulation
Estrategias de manejo para segundo y subsiguiente servicio: programas efectivos combinando diagnóstico de preñez y resincronización del estro y la ovulación.

Presenter: Robert Wijma, DVM, PhD Student

Upcoming Programs
Thursday Dairy Updates and Wednesday Webinars in Spanish

Registration is not required. Access the Dairy Webinars and the Spanish Dairy Webinarslinks on PRO-DAIRY’s website.

CAFO Roadshow

Statewide locations, through March 3.

This series of four seminars across the state will highlight the changes in the recently released CAFO permits and help producers understand how to prepare for compliance and decide which permit is right for their farm. All CAFO farms must be covered by the new permit by July 24, 2017.

Winter Dairy Management Meetings 
Don’t Be Lame
March 7: Warsaw; March 8: Binghamton; March 9: Auburn; March 10: Burrville.

Contact your local CCE office to register.

Cow Comfort Conference 
Working with What You Have and Looking Towards the Future
March 20 – 21, 2017
CNY Dairy Day
Getting Cows Pregnant Puts Money in Your Pocket

March 14: Cooperstown, NY

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