Dairy Manager Flyer with info


Dairy Manager Training

  • Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Who Should Attend?

The Dairy Manager Training is an educational program for farmers, employees and agriservice professionals who work directly with dairy cows. It will cover effective cow handling; communication to share farms goals, implement decisions and train employees; how to manage existing facilities for profitability; and using partial budgets for decision making. 

Program Details:

The Dairy Manager Training is a two day program held one week apart from each other from 9:30 am to 3 pm. The program will be held on farm with a combination of presentations, demonstrations, farm walk-throughs and discussion. Registration is required. Cost is $50 and includes the two day program, materials and lunch. 

Featured Trainer: Curt Pate

The Dairy Manager Training will include a full day cow handling training by Curt Pate, nationally recognized expert in dairy cattle handling and stockmanship. For more than a decade Curt Pate has been conducting demonstrations and clinics on cattle stockmanship and safety. His personal experience incorporating effective stockmanship principles supports a "for profit" mindset and focuses on highlighting the increased economic benefits of handling cows correctly. In addition, Curt recognizes the growing public scrutiny surrounding livestock production and the impact that improved livestock handling practices create fro the sustainability of the dairy industry. The program will comply with the Farm and BQA Programs. 

Instructors Include: 

  • Libby Morrill, PhD, Dairy Management Specialist, CCE
  • Kelsey O'Shea, Farm Business Management Specialist, NNY Ag Team, CCE
  • Margaret Quaassdorff, Dairy Specialist, NWNY Ag Team, CCE
  • Steve Chunta, Senior Business Manager, Zoetis
  • Heather Dann, PhD, Research Scientist, Miner Institute
  • Erica Leubner, Farmer and Farm Family Consultant, Farm Net, Cornell University 

Registration can be made by following the link, which will bring you to a registration page. https://pub.cce.cornell.edu/event_registration/main/events_landing.cfm?event=dairymanagerstraining2019_10512

More info can be found in the flyer listed below:

Dairy Flyer




Tatum Langworthy
North Country Regional Ag Team-Program Support


Extension Learning Farm
2043B St. Hwy 68
Canton, NY 13617