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School of Agriculture, Sustainability, Business and Entrepreneurship

Dean: Christopher L. Nyberg
Phone: (315) 684-6083

Course Description

Dairy Techniques

This course will focus on the refinement and development of Dairy Management skills involving all aspects of the dairy operation. Students will be responsible to attend to various needs of the dairy animals to include birth, calf raising, feeding, heat detection, animal comfort, data collection and entry. Increased emphasis will be placed on facility and employee management placing students in roles of supervisors in charge of action lists and student work schedules. 1 credit (45 laboratory hours), fall and/or spring semester

Admissions Requirements

Freshman: Desired: two units each of defined math and science and vocational agriculture. 

Transfer: Students who plan to transfer to a four-year program should elect appropriate science courses such as biology and/or chemistry, and mathematics.