Discover CALS

See how our current work and research is bringing new thinking and new solutions to some of today's biggest challenges.

  • Animal Science
  • Dairy

This webinar series focused on enhancing farm efficiency. Explore innovative practices and cutting-edge technologies to optimize feeding and management through the webinar recordings. Webinars were held Tuesdays from January 9 to March 12, 2024.

Topics and Speakers

Precision Feeding
  • Margaret Quaassdorff, MS, Dairy Management Specialist, NWNY Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Team; Betsy Hicks, MS  Dairy Management Specialist, SCNY  Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Team; Joe Lawrence, MS, CCA, Dairy Forage Systems Management, Cornell PRO-DAIRY
Leading for Performance: How to get the very best from your team!
  • Richard Stup, PhD, Cornell Agricultural Workforce Development, The Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University
Designing Feeding Programs for Dairy Profitability
  • Dr. Barry Bradford, Professor, Department of Animal Science, Michigan State University
Building Efficiency and Effectiveness into Employee Onboarding
  • Mary Kate MacKenzie, Dairy Farm Business Specialist, Cornell PRO-DAIRY
Managing for High Milk Quality 
  • Dr. Paul Virkler, Quality Milk Production Services, Animal Health Diagnostic Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University
Managing Transition Cows 
  • Thomas R. Overton, PhD, Professor and Chair, Director, PRO-DAIRY program, Department of Animal Science, Cornell University
Use of Colostrum to Maximize the Benefits for Your Farm 
  • Dr. Sabine Mann, Professor, Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, Cornell University,  College of Veterinary Medicine
Improving Dairy Herd Performance and Management with Targeted Reproductive Management Programs 
  • Julio O. Giordano, DVM, MS, PhD, Associate Professor, Dairy Cattle Biology and Management, Cornell University
Managing Reproductive Programs
  • Matias Stangaferro, DVM, MSc, PhD, Animal Health & Production Consultant, Dairy Health and Management Services, Lowville, NY
Managing Dairy Replacements 
  • Margaret Quaassdorff, MS, Dairy Management Specialist, NWNY Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Team. Betsy Hicks, MS, Dairy Management Specialist, SCNY Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Team

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Contact Information

Kathy Barrett

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