ALLEGANY CO., N.Y. — Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Program (SWNYDLFC) would like to invite dairy producers, employees and agribusiness professionals across the state to join a free webinar on “Managing and Abating Heat Stress on your Dairy in 2021”. This virtual learning opportunity will be offered on Wednesday, May 12th from 1-2pm EST. Registration is free but required by visiting https://tinyurl.com/HeatStress21.
This virtual learning opportunity will be offered via ZOOM with an engaging presentation and time for questions. Participants can join the webinar through ZOOM on their smart phone, computer, tablet, or by calling in. Topics covered will include: cooling dry cows, heifers and calves, signs of heat stress, long term effects on your herd, and effects on profitability. Participants will gain an understanding of recent research on heat stress and what it means for their dairy herd. This will include methods for identifying and abating heat load for all dairy animals on farm to increase profitability.
For more information about the webinar, contact Alycia Drwencke, Dairy Management Specialist, at 517-416-0386 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or your local regional Cornell Cooperative Extension specialist. Registration is required ahead of time by visiting: https://tinyurl.com/HeatStress21 . Following registration, participants will be sent a link to join the series.
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); Joshua Putman, Field Crops (716-490-5572); Alycia Drwencke, Dairy Management (517-416-0386) 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. For more information, visit www.swnydlfc.cce.cornell.edu.
–By Alycia Drwencke, Dairy Management Specialist,
with the SWNY Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Program
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