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Feed Dealers Seminars


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.


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
  • Joe Lawrence, M.S., Dairy Forage Systems Specialist, PRO-DAIRY program, Cornell University


  • Forage quality and digestibility – What we can and can’t influence in the field
  • Feeding strategies based upon forage quality and availability
  • Cornell Corn Silage Hybrid Trials – A new look
  • Agronomic and feeding strategies for winter forage crops
Date Time Location Contacts
Nov 14 6 PM to 9 PM Cornell Cooperative Extension Office, Ballston Spa NY Dave Balbian – (518) 312-3592
Nov 15 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM American Legion Post #27      49 Wilson Road  Middlebury VT Sue VanAmburgh – (518) 783-1322
Nov 16 8 AM to 11 AM Holiday Inn, Oneonta NY Paul Cerosaletti or April Lucas – (607) 865-7090
Nov 16 6 PM to 9 PM Miner Institute, Chazy NY Wanda Emerich – (518) 846-7121 ext 117 Sara Bull – (518) 561-7450
Nov 17 Noon to 3 PM Ramada Inn, Watertown NY   Ron Kuck or Tatum Langworthy – (315) 788-8450
Nov 17 6 PM to 9 PM Ramada Inn, Cortland, NY Betsy Hicks or Jen Atkinson (607) 391-2660 x403
Nov 18 10 AM to 2 PM Cornell Cooperative Extension, Batavia NY Cathy Wallace – (585) 343-3040 ext 138


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