The Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Associations of Northern New York are sponsoring a regional presentation by Dr. Jarra Jagne, a veterinarian with the Cornell Poultry Diagnostic Laboratory, on Tuesday, May 22nd at 7pm. The videoconference will include farmers in five counties.
Dr. Jagne’s in-person talk on recognizing common diseases in chickens and ways to maintain biosecurity and flock health at the CCE Jefferson County office in Watertown will be videocast to the CCE Clinton County office in Plattsburgh, the Franklin County Courthouse 2nd floor conference room in Malone, and the CCE St. Lawrence County Extension Learning Farm in Canton. The telecast opportunity with also be extended to Oneida County’s CCE office in Oriskany.
Dr. Jagne will also address poultry producers’ question about the best way to transport flocks to the new USDA-approved Mobile Poultry Processing Unit purchased by North Country Pastured, LLC with North Country Economic Development Project funding.
Dr. Jagne has 19 years’ experience in the poultry disease field with universities, as a company veterinarian with the poultry industry, and as an international poultry expert for the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization(FAO) and the United States Agency for International Development.
The cost to participate in the May 22nd program is $5.
CCE Jefferson County: Ron Kuck, 315-788-8450, firstname.lastname@example.org
CCE St. Lawrence County: Betsy Hodge, 315-379-9129, email@example.com
CCE Franklin County: Diane Dumont, 518-483-7403, firstname.lastname@example.org
CCE Clinton County: Peter Hagar, 518-561-7450, email@example.com
CCE Oneida County: Marylynn Collins, 315-736-3394, firstname.lastname@example.org.