Upcoming Webinar for Automated Milking System Transition Cow Management

SOUTHWEST, NEW YORK (May 22nd, 2023) Good management of transition cows is critical to ensure the profitability of dairy herds. In Automated Milking Systems (AMS), another goal is to encourage the cow to visit the AMS multiple times a day. With the diet split into partial mixed ration (PMR) and AMS concentrate, there is opportunity to feed cows based on their individual needs, or add supplements based on the cow’s stage of lactation.

Want to learn more about the challenges and opportunities of feeding and managing transition cows in AMS? Register today for this webinar that will take place on June 1st, 12:30 pm (EST). We will have Pete Maslyn, manager of Hemdale Farms, and Todd Ward, Dairy Consultant (Direct Dairy Nutrition Services, LLC), share their experience with transition cows in AMS.

Each speaker will give a 25 min back to back presentation, followed by a Q&A session, allowing participants to have an open space to ask questions and share their experiences.

WHEN: June 1st,2023, 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM (EST)

REGISTRATION: This webinar is free and open to anyone interested in feeding and managing cows in AMS. Registration is required. Participants will receive the Zoom webinar URL after their registration is confirmed. A recording of the webinar will be made available to registered participants.

LINK FOR REGISTRATION: https://events.anr.msu.edu/transitionAMS/

If you have any questions, would like to register over the phone, or require accommodations, please get in touch with Camila Lage at (607) 422-6788 or at cd546@cornell.edu.

THE WEBINAR: Challenges & Opportunities of Managing Transition Cows on AMS is a collaborative program of Michigan State University and the Cornell Cooperative Extension SWNY and NWNY Dairy, livestock, and field crops program. For more information, don't hesitate to contact Victor Malacco from MSU Extension at rochamal@msu.edu or 765-701-5872 or Camila Lage from Cornell Cooperative Extension SWNY at cd546@cornell.edu or 607-422-6788.

SWNYDLFC is a partnership between Cornell University and the CCE Associations of Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, and Steuben counties. Their team includes Katelyn Walley-Stoll, Farm Business Management (716-640-0522); Camila Lage, Dairy Management (607-422-6788); Amy Barkley, Livestock Management (716-640-0844), and Katelyn Miller, Field Crops (716-640-2047). CCE is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities and provides equal program and employment opportunities.

For more information about Cornell Cooperative Extension, contact your county’s Association Executive Director. Allegany County – Laura Hunsberger, lkh47@cornell.edu or 585-268-7644. Cattaraugus County – Jocelyn Sikorski, jas884@cornell.edu or 716-699-2377. Chautauqua County – Emily Reynolds, eck47@cornell.edu or 716-664-9502. Erie County – Diane Held, dbh24@cornell.edu or 716-652-5400. Steuben County – Tess McKinley, tsm223@cornell.edu, or 607-664-2301. 


Camila Lage
Dairy Management Specialist
cell 607-422-6788

Last updated May 23, 2023