Hands-on Feeder School Training for area dairy producers

Thursday, November 3rd, 10 am – 3 pm in Richfield Springs
Register by October 31, 2022

HERKIMER CO., N.Y. — Cornell Cooperative Extension’s (CCE) Central NY Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Team (CNYDLFC) is hosting “Hands-On Feeder School Training” for area dairy producers and employees who feed cows with a total mixed ration. Feed costs, that include the cost to produce home grown feeds and the cost of purchased feed, are the largest expense on a dairy farm. Carrying out an accurate and consistent mix of feed is critical to achieve high production and healthy cows. This training will take place on Thursday, November 3rd, 10 am – 3 pm in Richfield Springs. For information and how to register, go to https://cnydfc.cce.cornell.edu/event.php?id=1984

The program features experts in the field of dairy nutrition.

The program will begin at the Tally-Ho Restaurant in Richfield Springs and then move onto Woodlawn Dairy after lunch. Several hands-on experiences will take place at Woodlawn Dairy. Topics on the farm include how to conduct a TMR audit, mixer wagon troubleshooting and bunker silo management.

Registration is required by October 31.

Cost is $50 per person and includes lunch and all materials. Register at the link above. Contact the CNYDLFC Team for more information by email at cnydlfc@cornell.edu or call 315-866-7920.

The Central New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops (CNYDLFC) Team is a Cornell Cooperative Extension partnership between Cornell University and the CCE Associations in Chenango, Fulton, Herkimer, Madison, Montgomery, Otsego, Saratoga and Schoharie Counties. For more information about the CNYDLFC Team, see https://cnydfc.cce.cornell.edu/

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