Controlling Flies to Keep Your Organic Cows Happy and Healthy

Event Details

Date: 
July 1, 2014
Location: 
Twin Oaks Dairy LLC: 3175 NYS Route 13, Truxton, NY 13158
Time: 
12:30pm-3:30pm (lunch provided)

Join Kathie Arnold at Twin Oaks Dairy to see the Spalding CowVac first hand in an organic dairy system. Hear what additional methods the Arnolds use in order to strive for optimum comfort and production for their herd. Tour the Arnold's farm and see how this exemplary dairy manages their farm. Learn how to develop a fly control program from Keith Waldron, a Cornell University Senior Extension Associate who serves as the Livestock and Field Crop IPM Coordinator with the NYS Integrated Pest Management Program at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva. This field day is sponsored by NOFA-NY through the USDA Risk Management Agency, Outreach and Assistance Program. Special thanks to Spalding Fly Predators for co-sponsoring this event and providing lunch.

Registration Instructions: To pre-register and pay, shop online at https://nofa.wufoo.com/forms/zlyc0pf01u0ecf/ or call Stephanie at 585-271-1979 ext. 509 to make payment. Registration is $10/person and $15/two or more people from the same farm. Pre-registration is encouraged and closes 4pm on 6/27 (after this, registration will be taken at the event—please arrive 15 minutes early to walk-in register).

Sponsors/Funders:This field day is sponsored by the USDA Risk Management Agency, Outreach and Assistance Program. Special thanks to Spalding Fly Predators for co-sponsoring this event and providing lunch.