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COVID-19 Management Series

A Limited Podcast Series​

Hosted by Rob Lynch, DVM, Dairy Herd Health and Management Specialist, PRO-DAIRY, and Kathy Barrett, Dairy Education, PRO-DAIRY, with interviews of key dairy industry professionals.

  • EPISODE 1 includes an interview with: Mark Stevenson, Vice President, Milk Division, Cayuga Marketing.
  • EPISODE 2 includes interviews with: Scott Lyndaker, General Manager, Mercer Milling Company and David Horn, DVM, Nutrition Consultant, Poulin Grain.
  • EPISODE 3 includes interviews with: Meghan Hauser, Dairy Farm Co-Owner, Table Rock Farms, and Corwin Holtz, Owner, Holtz Nelson Dairy Consultants.
  • EPISODE 4 includes interviews with: Rick Watters, Regional Director of Quality Milk Production Services, Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine, and Dr. Allen Fournier, DVM Large Animal Veterinarian, Co-Owner of Maplewood Veterinary Associates, P. C.
  • EPISODE 5 includes interviews with: Bob Church, General Manager of Finger Lakes Dairy Services, tells us about how his business is keeping milking equipment up and running. Steve Zehr, Premier Select Sires, gives us insight on how he and his technicians are providing reproductive services during COVID-19. Charles Biche, Biche Hoof Care, continues to care for his customers cows while keeping cows and people safe.
  • EPISODE 6 includes interviews with: Andrew M. Novaković, PhD, E.V. Baker Professor of Agricultural Economics Emeritus, and Christopher Wolf, PhD, Professor, Applied Economics and Policy, both from the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, SC Johnson College of Business, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University. They discuss the current challenges in the milk supply chain, the declining milk price forecast and policy issues.
  • EPISODE 7 features: Joe Lawrence, Forage Management Specialist, Cornell University PRO-DAIRY Program. He discusses field crop management strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • EPISODE 8 features: Dr. Tom Overton, Faculty Cornell University, Director PRO-DAIRY. He describes how to safely reduce milk your cow's milk production without sacrificing future milk production. He also shares considerations for feeding milk to cows.