The President is in charge of running the biweekly meetings and keeping us all on
track. They make sure everyone pulls their weight on the team and updates
all our signage so that visitors know what is going on. If there are ever
internal conflicts, he works with those involved with any issues.
bring in guest speakers from the university and community to teach us
about the different aspects of the dairy and agriculture industries. They also bring in treats to celebrate birthdays.
They are responsible for taking thorough notes at each meeting, writing them
up into minutes, posting those minutes onto BlackBoard, and reporting
the minutes at each meeting.Treasurer
responsible for managing CREAM's finances and monitoring the revenues
and expenses of the program. They keep track of invoices and checks
that CREAM receives, approves budget changes, and oversees spending.
They also purchase items that the group needs and runs the Finance
They are in charge of being at the barn for vet check every
Thursday morning and working with Doctor Alison. They are the direct
contacts with the vet if a cow is sick or need treatments. They are also responsible for
giving vaccinations at least once a week to the cows and calves if necessary.
They are in charge of halter training the heifers, clipping and
cleaning the cows, and keeping track of the cows on the farm. They also
make sure the white board, that shows where the all cows are at the
barn, is updated.
deal mostly with the cleaning, organization, maintenance, and chemical
management at the barn. They are responsible for making sure that the
chemicals are always full, replacing them when they are not, and taking
care of chemical waste. They are the 24/7 fix it for the barn and is the
head of the Project committee.
They monitor tasks related to feeding. This includes updating the amount of grain given to each milking cow, keeping in contact with the farm's nutritionist, testing dry matter intake of the cow's feed, monitoring milk production, and running Productions Committee.
work with the PC Dart computer system used by dairy production
facilities across the industry to record events that have occured in
the CREAM dairy herd, such as treatments given to cows, breedings, and
calvings. They also register Holstein heifer calves with the Holstein
Association when they are born.
They are in charge of all the breeding that happens in CREAM. They are also
responsible for running the breeding committee, administers
hormone shots to cows and heifers and keeping the breeding calender up to
date. They keep track of all fresh cows, all heats in the barn, and
keeps the group updated. They also attend vet check with vet liaisons
to stay up to date on what is going on with the individul statuses of
connect CREAM with UVM and the local community. They promote the CREAM
program, organizes tours to local groups, does calf-on-campus, makes
posters and runs the social media. They work closely with the webmaster
in promoting the program through many aspects. They are the contact
person for anyone
who wants to learn about or work with CREAM.
They manage the CREAMer run website and keeps it up to date with all the
latest information about CREAM. They put the chores on Facebook every
week for the others to look at. They will also work with Outreach to
promote CREAM.Mastitis Liaison
They keep track of mastitis in the herd and sample and CMT any cows that
need to be. They plate these samples with Doctor Barlow and report the
results back to the group. They make sure that the Somatic Cell Count
for the herd is under control and is in relation to the cows.
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