Winter Dairy Management Workshop March 2

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County will host the 2015 Winter Dairy Management Workshop via webinar on March 2.

The agenda runs from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with speakers focusing on improving milk components to increase profit.

The event will be held at the CCE Oswego County office at 3288 Main St., Mexico.

The cost is $15 and includes lunch.

Please call 963-7286 to register.

Day’s Agenda:

9:30 a.m. – Registration and Sign-up for FSA Borrower Training Credits

9:45 a.m. – Introductions and Introductory Points

10 – 10:30 a.m. – Impact of Milk Components on the Milk Check

Jason Karszes, Cornell PRO-DAIRY Program

10:30 – 11:15 a.m. – Understanding Income over Feed Costs and its Impact on Profitability

Betsey Howland, Cornell PRO-DAIRY Program

11:15 a.m. – noon – Nutrition’s Impact on Milk Components Part 1

Dave Balbian, Cornell Cooperative Extension

noon – 1 p.m. – Lunch – Registration includes light lunch

1 – 1:45 p.m. – Nutrition’s Impact on Milk Components

Dave Balbian, CCE (continuation of morning presentation)

1:45 – 2:30 p.m. – Case Farm Example

Producer story of increased profitability through improved milk components

Oswego County is a rural county, with a prosperous agricultural community.

The diversity of land allows for the growth of a variety of agricultural products including onions, apples, meat, cheese, wine, maple syrup, honey, berries, plums, peaches, and a wide variety of vegetables.

Within the county there are at least seven local farmers markets, with one open almost every day of the week.

The agricultural community in this county generates $47.6 million in annual revenue from 657 farms.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County interprets, disseminates and delivers research-based information and knowledge on issues relevant to Oswego County youth, individuals, families, farms, small business and communities.

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities and provides equal program and employment opportunities.

The office is located at 3288 Main St., Mexico, NY.

For more information about programming contact, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County at 315-963-7286 or