This annual event is designed to provide industry leading research and information to feed industry professionals and nutritional consultants. Emerging topics across the spectrum of animal nutrition are presented by industry leading academics and researchers.
Date: October 17 – 19, 2017 Location: Doubletree by Hilton, East Syracuse, NY Early Bird Deadline: October 1
This 2-day on-farm training offered at 6 locations across the state is designed for those who are currently feeding dairy cows and want to learn more about the how and why of what they’re doing. Those who are interested in becoming a cow feeder and want to increase their knowledge of cow feeding and anyone interested in learning more about how to improve the feeding process on their farm should attend.
Offered October – December 2017 Locations: 6 across New York State Register with each site individually today!
This course is for dairy business on-farm personnel seeking to increase their knowledge of dairy reproductive management. Learn the basics of reproductive management then quickly build from there. Topics will include: Anatomy and Physiology, Synchronization Protocols, Breeding Strategies, A.I. Techniques, Monitoring Reproductive Programs, Heifer Reproduction Management.
Dates: October 30 – December 15, 2017 Location: Your computer! Early Bird Deadline: October 15
CDEP provides a unique, professional educational opportunity in leadership and management principles for progressive dairy producers in New York and across the country. This yearlong program develops the skills that are necessary to run a successful dairy business in individuals who have 5 or more years of dairy experience in a decision making position, and who are committed to a career in the dairy business.
Begins December 3 – 7, 2017 Location: Statler Hotel, Ithaca, NY Application Deadline: October 15, 2017
“Rising Above the Challenges” Presented by the NWNY Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Team in conjunction with Cornell PRO-DAIRY, sessions will cover a variety of topics related to calf and heifer health, production, and feeding.
Dates: December 6 – 7, 2017 Location: Doubletree by Hilton, East Syracuse, NY Registration opening soon!
The program is designed to provide progressive young dairy executives and agri-service personnel the opportunity to increase their knowledge of the leadership and management skills necessary to run a successful dairy. The Academy provides a forum for producers to learn and interact with each other and the presenters during three one-night sessions over 3 months.
Begins December 12 – 13, 2017 Locations: Central New York Application Deadline: October 20, 2017
MARK YOUR CALENDAR NOW FOR THE 2018 DAIRY SCIENCE GOLF OUTING Money Raised Supports Undergraduate Programs Have you seen flecks of green grass in your lawn yet? If you’re a golfer no doubt you’ve looked and are anxiously awaiting fun days on the golf course again. Why not get the rust off your clubs and kick-off your season at the UW-Madison Dairy Science’s Dave Dickson Memorial Golf Classic? This year’s outing is scheduled for Wednesday, May 16 at the award winning University Ridge Golf Course in Madison. University
Applications Being Accepted for Pennsylvania Dairy Promotion Program Scholarships Delaware Valley, St. Joseph’s University Students Eligible Philadelphia – (April 9, 2018) – Full-time undergraduate students enrolled in the School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences with a focus in dairy science or an interest in the dairy industry at Delaware Valley University or the food marketing program at Saint Joseph’s University, are encouraged to apply for two $1,500 scholarships offered by the Pennsylvania Dairy Promotion Program. Application deadline is May 11, 2018. Scholarship criteria include academic achievement, experience in the
House Farm Bill Proposal Leaves Much to Be Desired After much anticipation and heated deliberations, the House Agriculture Committee released its draft of the 2018 Farm Bill last Thursday. On Wednesday of this week, the committee marked up the draft in an hours-long process, ultimately advancing the bill to the full House of Representatives on a party-line vote, 26 to 20. The bill is wholly inadequate for providing family farmers with the resources they need to endure the worst decline in the farm economy in decades, according to NFU First and foremost,