January 28 - 29, 2025
Doubletree by Hilton, East Syracuse, NY

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2023 Agenda

7:30 AM

Registration open
Exhibit opens

8:30 AM

Welcome

8:45 AM

The Intersection Between Animal and Human Wellbeing And Productivity
Dr. Noa Román-Muñiz, Colorado State University

9:45 AM

Break

10:15 AM - Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Creating a Culture of Safety in Your Workplace
 Karl Naegler, NYS Nursery and Landscape Assocation

Structure: Reducing Chaos and the Broken Stove Meetings
 Collin McCarthy, Cargill Animal Nutrition

11:10 AM - Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Creating a Culture of Safety in Your Workplace
 Karl Naegler, NYS Nursery and Landscape Assocation

Structure: Reducing Chaos and the Broken Stove Meetings
 Collin McCarthy, Cargill Animal Nutrition

12:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM - Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Improving Dairy Herd Health Monitoring and Management Using Automated Monitoring Technologies
Dr. Julio Giordano, Cornell University

Using Employee Level Reporting to Get Better Outcomes for Your Team
Judy Moody, Dairy One

Calf Barn Ventilation
Tim Terry, Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY

What is NetZero and What Does It Mean to Me as a Middle Manager?
Kirsten Workman, Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY, Dr. Mike Van Amburgh, Cornell University, and Lauren Ray, Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY

1:55 PM - Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Improving Dairy Herd Health Monitoring and Management Using Automated Monitoring Technologies
Dr. Julio Giordano, Cornell University

Using Employee Level Reporting to Get Better Outcomes for Your Team
Judy Moody, Dairy One

Calf Barn Ventilation
Tim Terry, Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY

Planting Green: Advantages of Delayed Cover Crop Termination in Western New York
Aaron Ristow, American Farmland Trust
David DeGolyer, Western New York Crop Management Association

2:40 PM

Break

3:15 PM - Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Improving Communication Among English- and Spanish-speaking Team Members
Dr. Noa Román-Muñiz, Colorado State University

Conflict Management For Those Who Don't Love Conflict Management
Marcus Brooks, Cornell University - Organizational Development and Effectiveness

Engaging Today's Employees Using Technology
Dr. Kaitlyn Lutz, Cornell Cooperative Extension - Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Team

4:10 PM - Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Improving Communication Among English- and Spanish-speaking Team Members
Dr. Noa Román-Muñiz, Colorado State University

Conflict Management For Those Who Don't Love Conflict Management
Marcus Brooks, Cornell University - Organizational Development and Effectiveness

Engaging Today's Employees Using Technology
Dr. Kaitlyn Lutz, Cornell Cooperative Extension - Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Team

5:05 PM

Safety Panel
Tonya Van Slyke, NEDPA, Dr. Noa Román-Muñiz, Colorado State University, and Dr. Bob Ceglowski, Rupert Vet Clinic

6:15 PM

Stations Dinner and Networking

6:30 AM

Breakfast

7:45 AM

Welcome

7:50 AM

Everything You Must Know About Sleep But Are Too Tired to Ask!
Dr. James Maas, Sleep for Success!

9:00 AM - Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Epidemiology of Bovine Colostrum Yield and Brix % in New York Herds
Trent Westhoff, Cornell University

Lean 5S: Making the Physical Workplace Work!
Dr. Richard Stup, Cornell Agricultural Workforce Development

Corn Planter Workshop
Shawn Bossard, Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station

9:45 AM

Break

10:15 AM - Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Epidemiology of Bovine Colostrum Yield and Brix % in New York Herds
Trent Westhoff, Cornell University

Lean 5S: Making the Physical Workplace Work!
Dr. Richard Stup, Cornell Agricultural Workforce Development

CAFO Manure Applicator Training
Kirsten Workman, Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY

11:10 AM

Earning Public Trust in Modern Dairy Practices
Amy te Plate-Church, Center for Food Integrity

12:00 PM

Adjourn

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Heather Darrow

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Animal Science

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Heather Darrow