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Feed Dealer Seminars

Date: Nov 28

Time: 6 PM to 9 PM

Location: Cornell Cooperative Extension Office, Ballston Spa NY

Contacts:   Dave Balbian – (518) 312-3592

The Feed Dealer Seminars are specifically targeted for nutritionists, veterinarians, crop
and management consultants, extension educators, and dairy producers with specific
interest in nutrition-oriented topics. They are designed to blend the latest concepts in
feeding and other management aspects of dairies with field level application. They have
been conducted annually as a road show with multiple sites in New York for many years
with an additional Vermont location held during the past several years in collaboration
with the Northeast Agribusiness and Feed Alliance.

Locations: Held at 6 sites in New York and 1 in Vermont


  • Tom Overton, Ph.D., Professor of Dairy Management and Director, PRO-DAIRY
  • program, Cornell University
  • Rob Lynch, DVM., Dairy Herd Health and Management Specialist, PRO-DAIRY
  • program, Cornell University
  • Allison Kerwin, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Animal Science, Cornell University
  • Sabrina Greenwood, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, University of Vermont (Vermont only)


  • Dealing with forage quality challenges
  • Research update – strategies to manage hypocalcemia
  • Antibiotics on the farm – VFD update and results from selective dry cow therapy trial
  • Updates on the bovine milk proteome (Vermont only)

Earlier Event: June 29
NEAFA Golf for Good Works Tournament
Later Event: November 29
Feed Dealer Seminars