Tiestall Cow Comfort Program

  • Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

The Tie Stall Cow Comfort Workshop is an educational program for farmers, employees and agriservice professionals who work directly with dairy cows. Each session will include an on-farm portion where attendees walk through the farm and complete an assessment.

The Cow Comfort Workshop is a day-long program held from 9:30 am to 3 pm. The program will be held on farm with a combination of presentations, demonstrations, farm walk-throughs and discussion.


  • Why do We Care about Cow Comfort?
  • Economics of Cow Comfort
  • Barn and Stall Design
  • Ventilation and Heat Abatement
  • Cow Comfort Assessment Tool
  • Tour Host Farm & do Cow Comfort Assessment

Featured Speaker: Lindsay Ferlito, North Country Regional Ag Team
Lindsay previously worked for the Novus C.O.W.S. Program, conducting on-farm cow comfort assessments and providing farmers with herd-specific feedback.

Speakers & Coordinators:
Libby Eiholzer, Dairy Specialist, NWNY Dairy Team
Margaret Quaassdorff, Dairy Specialist, NWNY Dairy Team

This FREE program is only possible because of the generous support of our sponsors

Registration required by December 3, 2019

Registration or Questions: Brandie Waite 585.343.3040 ext. 138 bls238@cornell.edu

Cow Comfort Tie Stall Flyer (PDF; 1120KB)


Daryl Z. Martin's Farm
2086 Havens Corners Road
Penn Yan, NY 14527

Last updated November 22, 2019