SOUTHWEST, N.Y. — Looking to gain the skills to improve breeding management on your dairy or beef farm? Join Cornell Cooperative Extension for a two-day cattle reproduction workshop with hands-on artificial insemination training on March 7th & 8th in Clifton Springs, NY. The workshop will be offered in English and Spanish in cooperation with Javier Cheang from Genex Cooperative Inc.
In order to offer the most impactful training experience, space is limited to the first 15 registrants! Pre-registration is required, and walk-ins will not be accepted.
Topics that will be covered include:
- Bovine reproductive anatomy and physiology
- Heat detection
- Artificial insemination techniques
- Proper semen thawing
- Loading artificial insemination guns
- Breeding cows (hands-on practice)
The training will be held on March 7th and 8th from 9:30am – 3:30pm at Spring Hope Dairy – in Clifton Springs, NY. The cost is $250 per person, which include training materials, lunch, and refreshments. Registrations can be made by visiting https://swnydlfc.cce.cornell.edu/event.php?id=2061 or by contacting one of the specialists listed below.
For more information and accommodations, please contact:
Camila Lage at 607-422-6788 or email@example.com (SWNY Team)
Amy Barkley at 716-640-0844 or firstname.lastname@example.org (SWNY Team)
Kaitlyn Lutz at 585-689-3114 or email@example.com (NWNY Team)
SWNYDLFC is a partnership between Cornell University and the CCE Associations of Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, and Steuben counties. Their team includes Katelyn Walley-Stoll, Farm Business Management (716-640-0522); Camila Lage, Dairy Management (607-422-6788); and Amy Barkley, Livestock Management (716-640-0844). CCE is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities and provides equal program and employment opportunities.
–Camila Lage, Dairy Management Specialist
SWNY Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Program