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

Join us for this webinar series on enhancing farm efficiency. Explore innovative practices and cutting-edge technologies to optimize feeding and management. Webinars will be held from noon to 1 PM ET Tuesdays, January 9 to March 12, 2024.

Topics and Speakers

  • JAN 9 | 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.
  • JAN 16 | 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.
  • JAN 23 | Designing Feeding Programs for Dairy Profitability - Dr. Barry Bradford, Professor, Department of Animal Science, Michigan State University.
  • Jan 30 | Building Efficiency and Effectiveness into Employee Onboarding - Mary Kate MacKenzie, Dairy Farm Business Specialist, Cornell PRO-DAIRY.
  • FEB 6 | Managing for High Milk Quality - Dr. Paul Virkler, Quality Milk Production Services, Animal Health Diagnostic Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University.
  • FEB 13 | Managing Transition Cows - Thomas R. Overton, PhD, Professor and Chair, Director, PRO-DAIRY program, Department of Animal Science, Cornell University.
  • FEB 20 | 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.
  • Feb 27 | 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.
  • MARCH 5 | Managing Reproductive Programs - Matias Stangaferro, DVM, MSc, PhD, Animal Health & Production Consultant, Dairy Health and Management Services, Lowville, NY.
  • MARCH 12 | 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.

Date & Time

January 9, 2024 - March 12, 2024
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

More information about this event.

Contact Information

Kathy Barrett

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