NY Beef Producers Association - Region 4 Annual Meeting




Event Details

Date

March 18, 2023

Time

1pm

Location

Alfred State College Farm
1254 State Route 244
Alfred, NY 14802

Host

New York Beef Producers Association

Barb Benjamin
585-610-6536



Open to all interested beef and dairy producers. 

Saturday, March 18, 2023

Registration & Welcome 1 PM - Lunch 1:30 PM

Alfred State College Farm 1254 State Route 244 Alfred, NY 14802 Hosted by Region 4 Beef Producers & Cornell Cooperative Extension Allegany County.

Business meeting - election of officers, brief discussion on program ideas for 2023/2024.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jerry Rusch, DVM will be presenting the Relationship between Vaccinations and Nutrition. Dr. Rusch was raised on a grain and livestock farm in Southern Indiana. In 1991 he received his DVM from Purdue University and then spent two years in dairy practice in Eastern Pennsylvania. In 1993 Jerry and his wife, Dr. Karen, purchased Spring Mill Veterinary Service, a mixed animal practice in Mitchell, Indiana where he continues to practice. He works with his beef cattle clients on their vaccination programs and is involved with the Indiana Beef Evaluation and Economics Feeding Program (IBEEF), a retained ownership program through Purdue University. Jerry is currently president and general manager of the Springville Feeder Auction, which is a local farmer owner feeder calf marketing cooperative.   He is also a member of AABP and the Society for Theriogenology. Jerry joined Multimin USA in March 2018.

Tour of Alfred State College Livestock Facilities - Virginia Chamberlain, Alfred State Farm Manager - Opportunity to see the new facilities and learn about the expansion of livestock educational events and courses offered at the college.

This program will serve as a BQA Recertification workshop. If you are Level 2 BQA Certified, you will need to provide an updated Veterinarian Client/Patient Relationship (VCPR) form, if needed please request a form when you pre-register.

The cost of the program is $15 per person for adults, $5 for youth 10 and under. Buffet lunch - deli platter with ham, turkey and beef with pasta salad, drinks and dessert.

Pre-reservations for the meeting requested by March 1st to assist with lunch planning. Please contact Barb Benjamin, NYBPA Region 4 Chair at 585-610-6536 or lightenliz62@yahoo.com or Lynn Bliven at lao3@cornell.edu. Payment will be accepted at the door. We will have door prizes and 50/50 raffles.

Membership in the beef producer association is not required to attend. New memberships and renewals will be accepted at the meeting, drawing will be held for 1 free membership or renewal.

NYBPA is a member driven organization, there will be an opportunity at this meeting to discuss and plan future events to be held in the region while networking with other beef producers. Please invite others to attend! 




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