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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 of Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY
  • Dr. Kristan Reed, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Dairy Cattle Nutrition and Northeast Agribusiness and Feed Alliance Partners Sesquicentennial Faculty Fellow


  • Managing forage quality and quantity challenges
  • Increasing diet precision through management of feed variability
  • Local research updates

Dates, Locations and Registration Contacts

Each site is managed independently and registration fees may apply.  Contact the site coordinator for more information.

Date Time Location Contacts
Monday, Dec. 9 6:00 - 9:00 PM Chamber of Commerce
37 Church St., Cortland, NY
Betsy Hicks
(607) 391-2673
Tuesday, Dec. 10 8:00 - 11:00 AM Quality Inn (formerly Holiday Inn)
Oneonta, NY
Paul Cerosaletti or April Lucas
(607) 865-7090
Tuesday, Dec. 10 6:00 - 9:00 PM Cornell Cooperative Extension
Ballston Spa, NY
Dave Balbian
(518) 312-3592
Wednesday, Dec. 11 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

American Legion
Middlebury, VT

Sue VanAmburgh
(518) 783-1322
Wednesday, Dec. 11 6:30 - 9:00 PM Miner Institute
Chazy, NY
Wanda Emerich
(518) 846-7121, ext. 117
Thursday, Dec. 12 12:00 - 3:00 PM Ramada Inn
Watertown, NY
Tatum Langworthy
(315) 788-8450
Friday, Dec. 13 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Cornell Cooperative Extension
Batavia, NY
Brandie Waite
(585) 343-3040 ext. 138