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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
  • 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)

Date Time Location Contacts
Nov 28 8 AM to 11 AM Holiday Inn, Oneonta NY Paul Cerosaletti or April Lucas – (607) 865-7090
Nov 28 6 PM to 9 PM Cornell Cooperative Extension Office, Ballston Spa NY Dave Balbian – (518) 312-3592
Nov 29 6 PM to 9 PM Miner Institute, Chazy NY Wanda Emerich – (518) 846-7121 ext 117
Sara Bull – (518) 561-7450
Nov 30 Noon to 3 PM Ramada Inn, Watertown NY Ron Kuck or Tatum Langworthy – (315) 788-8450
Nov 30 6 PM to 9 PM  Chamber of Commerce, 37 Church St., Cortland, NY Betsy Hicks  (607) 391-2660 x403
Dec 1 10 AM to 2 PM Cornell Cooperative Extension, Batavia NY Brittany Griff – (315) 536-5123
Dec 19 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM American Legion Post #27     
49 Wilson Road  Middlebury VT
Sue VanAmburgh – (518) 783-1322


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