Event Details

Date

August 27, 2019

Time

7pm - 9pm

Location

Randolph Municipal Building
72 Main Street
Randolph, NY 14772

Cost

This event is free.

Host

Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Program

Pre-Registration Deadline: August 23, 2019

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Dairy Cattle Summer Research Update

August 27, 2019

Dairy Cattle Summer Research Update

After the day's work is done....Come hear about two new research trials conducted by Julio Giordano's lab! 

Topics:
  • Strategies for improving dairy cattle reproductive performance and economics: The latest research on reproductive management programs for second and greater services for dairy cows will be covered. Programs that prioritize insemination of cows in heat or maximize fertility through timed AI will be discussed. Examples of strategies for on-farm implementation and performance implications will be provided.
  • Using automated sensors for improving dairy cattle health monitoring and management: The latest concepts and research on the use and value of health monitoring and management using automated sensors (e.g., rumination, activity, milk weights monitors) will be covered. Pros and cons of different technologies and their potential implementation for health management will be discussed. We will also cover the economics of incorporating technologies into farm management.
Presenters:
  • Julio O. Giordano, DVM, MS, PhD
    Cornell University
    St. John Family Sesquicentennial
    Assistant Professor - Dairy Cattle Biology & Management
    Department of Animal Science
  • Martin Perez, DVM
    Cornell University
    PhD Student - Dairy Cattle Biology & Management Lab
    Department of Animal Science
  • Robert A. Lynch, DVM
    Dairy Herd Health and Management Specialist
    Cornell PRO-DAIRY
Registration: 
  • The program runs from 7-9 PM at each site. Registration is free, but is required so we can bring enough supplies and refreshments.
  • To register, contact the site you will attend with:
    • Your Name
    • Farm / Clinic / Business Name
    • # Attending
  • Contact Katelyn Walley-Stoll, Business Management Specialist with SWNY Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Program at 716-640-0522 or kaw249@corenll.edu. 
Sponsored by:
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • NY Farm Viability Institute
  • USDA NIFA
  • Cornell CALS


Dairy Cattle Summer Research Update Event Flyer (PDF; 454KB)


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