Beef Producers Webinars
Beef Producers webinars take place on Tuesday February 13, 2024 beginning at 6:30p.m., and Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at 6:30p.m., on Zoom.
Beef Producer Webinars
The Cornell Cooperative Extension Livestock Program Work Team (CCE LPWT) is offering virtual learning opportunities for local beef producers in February. There is no cost for the Zoom programming, but registration is required in order to receive a link for each Zoom meeting.
Tuesday, February 13 6:30pm: Understanding Beef Diseases and Vaccinations That Can Prevent Them – Learn about common beef diseases and ailments and what vaccines may be used to prevent them. In addition to covering common beef diseases, this webinar will also discuss diseases caused by ticks. Clarifying the differences between types of vaccines: modified live versus killed, as well as explain how vaccines differ from bacterins. Guest presenter is Dr. Shannon Carpenter, D.V.M., Field Veterinarian with NY State Agriculture and Markets. Register online at: Understanding Beef Diseases and Vaccinations.
Tuesday, February 20 6:30pm: Getting Feeder Calves Off to a Good Start/Weaning and Backgrounding – Livestock, Dairy, and Equine Educator from Orange County CCE, Grace Ott, will join us to review the importance of adding value to your feeder cattle. Ensuring the success of your feeders’ future begins with getting them off on the right “hoof.” This webinar will share tips and strategies related to weaning and backgrounding cattle. Register online at: Getting Feeder Calves Off to a Good Start.