2nd Annual Cow Comfort Conference

2nd Annual Cow Comfort Conference


2nd Annual Cow Comfort Conference

  • Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 7:00 AM - 12:30 PM

The 2nd annual Cow Comfort Conference, “The Latest in Cow Comfort.” is taking place on February 6-7, 2018, in Syracuse, NY. The conference is a collaboration between the Cornell Cooperative Extension North County Regional Ag Team and the South Central NY Dairy & Crops Team, with help from PRO-DAIRY and the Miner Institutein NY. The topics and speakers include: animal welfare and what it means for the dairy industry (Jessica Ziehm, NY Animal Agriculture Coalition), cow comfort in the maternity pen (Dr. Katy Proudfoot, The Ohio State University), lameness and cow comfort on robotic herds (Dr. Trevor DeVries, University of Guelph), the economics of robotic milking systems (Jason Karszes, Cornell University and Bruce Dehm, Dehm Associates), lameness and cow comfort on tiestall herds (Cornell Cooperative Extension dairy specialists), and cow cooling and barn ventilation (Curt Gooch, Cornell PRO-DAIRY). For more information, visit https://ncrat.cce.cornell.edu/event.php?id=622



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Tatum Langworthy
North Country Regional Ag Team-Program Support


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