LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) of Livingston County will host an informative workshop for farmers who want to improve their cow game.
According to a press release from CCE, Amy Cornwell, event sponsor and Territory Business Manager with Zoetis, will talk about vaccines to consider in the development of an effective cow or calf operation and a pre-conditioning (weaning) health program.
“Prevention is key to beef herd health,” said CCE in their press release.
The workshop will be Thursday, March 10 at Anastassia Events, 6440 Pike Street, Portageville. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. and the program to follow.
Zoetis is the world’s largest producer of pet and livestock medicine and vaccinations.
Mike Baker, Cornell University Beef Cattle Extension Specialist, will review NNY and CNY Feeder Calf marketing pools along with New York feeding trials to assess health and nutrition programs conducted this past fall.
Nancy Glazier, NWNY Team Specialist, and Lynn Bliven, Agriculture and Natural Resources Issue Leader with CCE Allegany County will discuss ‘Graded Feeder Cattle Pools: What’s the next step?’ There will be time available for discussion.
The program will serve as a BQA Recertification workshop. If you are Level 2 BQA Certified you will need to provide an updated Veterinarian Client/Patient Relationship (VCPR) form. If needed, please request a form when you pre-register.
Cost is $10 per person, which includes dinner. Registration is required by March 1. Checks are payable to Cornell Cooperative Extension, and mail to CCE, attn: Lynn Bliven, 5435A County Rd 48, Belmont, NY 14813.
For more information contact Lynn Bliven, (585)268-7644 ext. 18 or Nancy Glazier, (585)315-7746.