Via WiFi, whenever possible our meetings are available via live streaming. Our members and quests are advised to bring their laptops containing previously downloaded AI Stud Report Cards and any other pertinent Association material.
Discussion topics in advance are always welcome.
At this time the association is scheduling 12 annual meetings through out the Northeast and is using major dairy cattle Show and meeting events to accomplish its goals. The balance of the meetings are being held on the second Wednesday of the month at WiFi available Saratoga and Rensselair County Cooperative Extension Facilities
August 9th at Empire Farm Days, Dairy Profit Seminar Center "426" 3 PM Cancelled
Spokesperson Arthur Welser will give a short lecture and discussion regarding "Report Cards" sent to AI studs regarding using Beta casein A2A2 sires as their primary sexed semen lineup. An initial organisational meeting will be held following the discussion.
August 27 at the conclusion of the Open Holstein Show, Toyota Colisium NYS Fair Section 101 or A Section
Spokesperson Arthur Welser will present a short lecture on using Genomic test results to improve the Dairy Herd. A short business meeting will follow discussing the groups polled, RED-RC, A2A2 milk and "Cheese friendly" Kappa casein BB priorities.
September 15th at the Big E, West Springfield, Mass. Mallary Complex Bleachers. Following the conclusion of the Open Holstein Show and announcement of the Grand Champion. (Approximately 3 PM)
Guest Speaker TBD. There will be a presentation of the new Sires added to Part 3 (Suggested Sires of Future Sires) of the 8/2017 Edition of the AI stud Report.
September 21st at the All American Dairy Show, Harrisburg PA
Directly following the announcement of the Supreme Champion approximately 3 PM
Guest Speaker TBD. There will be a presentation of the new Sires added to Part 3 (Suggested Sires of Future Sires) of the 8/2017 Edition of the AI stud Report. (repeat of Big E meeting)
November 8th, 1 PM Saratoga County Cooperative Extention, 50 W High Street, Balston Spa NY
Guest Speaker TBD. The Second 2017 Report Card(August Version) will be discussed, including the emphasis on secondary traits as qualifiers. By show of hands, one Stud's Report Card will be discussed (but the choice of little consequence as all Report Cards have the same qualifiers.)
December 13th (Preliminary), coinciding with Dairy Day at Miner Institute http://www.whminer.com/ 586 Ridge Rd, Chazy NY
Guest Speaker TBD. Part II The Second 2017 Report Card (August Version) will be discussed, including the emphasis on secondary traits as qualifiers. The Semex Report Card will be discussed as this meeting is traditionally attended by several Canadian guests (but the choice of little consequence as all Report Cards have the same qualifiers.)