Net Zero for NY Dairy
February 2 - February 3, 2022
12pm - 2:30pm
CCE Regional Dairy Specialist
email Kathy Barrett
Net Zero for NY Dairy
What You Need to Know.
February 2 and February 3rd, 2022
A two-day virtual conference.
This conference has gathered dairy industry experts to shed light on what "getting to net zero" means for dairy producers.
Join us if you are…
...curious about what getting to "Net Zero" means for dairy farmers and why it's being talked about so much.
...interested in the facts around dairy cattle and greenhouse gases.
…looking to learn about current and future farm practices and technology that can be used to reduce greenhouse gases?
... wondering where you'll find the time to attend a conference or workshop?
If so, this virtual conference is designed for you.
Dates and Topics:
Wednesday February 2, 2022
U.S. Dairy Net Zero Initiative: Building a Roadmap to 2050 - Karen Scanlon, DMI
Cattle and Climate Change -Frank Mitloehner, PhD
Consumer Trends and Industry Sustainability -Sara Place, PhD
Thursday February 3, 2022
Management Practices for Managing Methane - Peter Wright.
Innovative Crop Strategies for Reducing or Sequestering GHG - Quirine Ketterings, PhD
Nutritional Strategies for Reducing Greenhouse Gases- Tom Overton, PhD,
Using Genetics to Impact Green House Gases - Dr. Christine Baes or Research Associate.
Dairy Producer and Industry Panel
Karen Scanlon, EVP of Environmental Stewardship for Dairy Management Inc, and the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy
Frank Mitloehner, PhD, Professor and Extension Specialist, Department of Animal Science, University of California at Davis
Sara Place, PhD, Technical Consultant in Sustainability, Elanco
Peter Wright, Agricultural Engineer, PRO-DAIRY, Cornell University
Quirine Ketterings, PhD, Professor, Nutrient Management Spear Program, Department of Animal Science, Cornell University
Tom Overton, PhD, Professor of Dairy Management, Chair of the Department of Animal Science at Cornell University
Dr. Christine Baes or Research Associate. Christine Baes, PhD, Associate Professor, Canada Research Chair in Livestock Genomics, University of Guelph
Registration is free do to the generous support of our sponsors.
Questions? Contact your CCE Regional Dairy Specialist or Kathy Barrett at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Net Zero Program list of Sponsors
Dairy Herd Management Services
Farm Credit East
Keseca Veterinary Clinic
Perry Vet Clinic
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