Course Description

Dairy Heifer Repl & Mgt

This course is designed for students who have a sincere interest in dairy replacement management and the production practices associated with economical rearing of heifer replacements. Those considering career positions as calf and heifer managers should strongly consider taking this course. The objectives are to gain further understanding of the integration and application of management and technical principles associated with the heifer enterprise from the time the calf is born to the first calving. This includes the economics, feeding, health, facilities and management of the heifer enterprise in today’s industry. Prerequisites: DANS 100, DANS 115, DANS 210, DANS 220, AGBS 240 3 credits (2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours), spring semester

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Charles S. Mooney
Ag Sci./Ag Bus./Dairy Sci. Dept. Chair
(315) 684-6301
mooneycs@morrisville.edu
Marshall Hall, Room 107

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Admissions Requirements

Students are admitted to this program by several means that offer flexibility to meet the requirements of the degree. Students may successfully complete an A.A.S. degree program in agriculture, where required courses could transfer in the B.Tech. Dairy Management Program.

Students may also enter the program after completing transferable, college-level course work in either general education or technology-based courses, or transfer from other accredited institutions. This may require articulation agreements among other SUNY Institutions and Community Colleges. A minimum grade point average of 2.0 is required. All bachelor degree programs offered by the College must meet the State University of New York Board of Trustees mandated general education requirements.