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Modern On-Farm Preparedness

  • Thursday, February 13, 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Thursday, February 20, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Thursday, February 27, 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Webinars can be accessed at the local site or signed in anywhere from a mobile device or computer.

Six consecutive Thursday afternoons: January 23 - February 27. Attend all sessions or individual sessions.

Registration is $10 per session or $50 for all six sessions.

Presenting organizations:

Cornell Cooperative Extension, NY State Cattle Health Assurance Program, American Dairy Association, and New York Center for Agriculture and Health.

NNY Locations:

CCE Jefferson Office, 203 N Hamilton St, Watertown, NY

Miner Institute Conference Room, 1034 Miner Farm Road, Chazy, NY

Registration or questions:

Tatum Langworthy | 315-788-8450 


Jan 23 - Preparedness for Urgent Situations. Be prepared for a fire, weather emergency or barn damage.

On-Farm: 1 - 4 pm.

Jan 30 - F.A.R.M 4.0 Update. The F.A.R.M program is evolving as farmers implement the program. Learn about how farmers have used and gained benefits and how you can use the FARM program.

Webinar: 1 - 2 pm.

Feb 6 - Activist Preparedness. This session will address several aspects of dealing with activists, including good hiring practices, available resources for support, and a plan of who to contact if something happens on your farm. Learn how to talk about videos taken on another farm and how to prepare your employees for these events.

Webinar: 1 - 2 pm.

Feb 13 - Social Media Preparedness. How to respond to negative comments on farm pages. Resources to tap into and people you can call for effective responses.

On-Farm: 1 - 4 pm.

Feb 20 – Disease Outbreaks and Biosecurity. Do you have a plan in place if there is a disease outbreak on the farm? Dr. Melanie Hemenway, State Veterinarian, will provide concrete steps to deal with disease outbreaks and make biosecurity recommendations for prevention.

Webinar: 1 - 2 pm.

Feb 27 - On Farm Safety-Prevention, Prevention, Prevention. Yet accidents still happen. This session will focus on prevention and also address accident response.

On-Farm: 1 - 4 pm. 

Last updated February 12, 2020