|2017 Pre-Empire Farm Days|
Dairy Calf Intensively Managed Housing/Feeding System “Drive Yourself Tour” and Program
August 7, 2017
|Farm hosts: Synergy Farm and True Farm, Wyoming County, NY|
What you will see:
True Farm – features a 3-yr old group housed/group fed calve barn constructed using post-frame building technology. The barn is 54’ x 210’ x 14’, has a flat ceiling and uses mechanical-assisted natural ventilation. Three DeLaval CT 1000 autofeeders supply a 26:18 milk replacer to six feeding stations, with one feeding station per 20-calf pen.
Cost: No cost but pre-registration is required so we can plan lunch and refreshments accordingly that are covered by tour sponsors! Registration deadline is Thursday, August 3.
Sponsors: We sincerely thank the sponsors of this event, including: Agri-Plastics, Cidec, LLC, Craigs Station Creamery, DeLaval Castile, Farm Credit East and Fred’s Tent.
Registration Information: Registration is limited to the first 100 people. There will be two tours, Tour A (starting at True Farm) and Tour B (starting at Synergy Farm). Registrants will be assigned to a tour group at the time of registration.
This year’s Empire Farm Days is slated for August 8 through 10 at the Rodman Lott & Son Farms near Seneca Falls, NY. The 2017 Dairy Profit Seminars will include:
Each seminar has been approved for up to 1.50 Dairy AdvanCE continuing education (CE) credits. Dairy AdvanCE is a continuing education accreditation provider for dairy producers and other dairy industry professionals. The seminars are a collaboration between Cornell PRO-DAIRY, Northeast Dairy Producers Association (NEDPA) and DairyBusiness & HolsteinWorld magazine. Each session will be held at the Dairy Seminar Center, located on the show grounds. They are free and open to the public. Sponsors include: ASAP Interiors, Dairy Farmers of America, Farm Credit East, Farm Family Casualty Insurance, PikeSide Enterprises and Purina Animal Health.
|Schedule Tour A|
Starts at True Farm
Schedule Tour B