The 2019 annual conference was held in Grantville, PA, February 19 thru 20th.

The meeting materials include the speaker list and poster abstracts, and the full meeting report may be downloaded as a single large pdf.

The program included the following sessions:

  • How to transition a dairy farm from confinement feeding to pasture
  • Promoting clover growth in pastures
  • Managing pastures before, during, and after weather extremes
  • Meat marketing strategies & results from meat packing industry in NY and New England survey results
  • Dairy issues: Grass-only milk, A1 versus A2 beta-casein milk, protein supplementation, and milk fatty acid analysis to adjust dairy rations

The group updated the research and education priorities.