- Dairy Organizational Communication: Assessing the Structure. A guide on how to use the On-Farm Communication Evaluation Tool. By Drs. WM Sischo, C Crudo, and DA Moore.
- On-Farm Communication Evaluation Tool: Identifying Key Personnel and Educational Needs. Focus on Calf Health and Treatment Decisions.
- Presentations on how to use the tools on the farm:
- Antimicrobial resistance in fecal E. coli of Holstein calves housed individually or in group pens. Pereira R.V., Siler J.D., Warnick L.D. 2012 Conference for Research Workers in Animals Diseases (CRWAD). Chicago, Illinois. Oral Presentation. (December 2-4, 2012)
- Antimicrobial resistance prevalence in fecal Escherichia coli of preweaned dairy calves housed either in individual pens or in group pens. Pereira R.V., Siler J.D., Warnick L.D. 2013 Conference for Research Workers in Animals Diseases (CRWAD). Chicago, Illinois. Oral Presentation. (December 8-10, 2013)
- Dairy Business Communication from the Veterinarian’s Perspective. Suzanne Kurtz, Bill Sischo, Dale Moore, and Mike Wedam. 4-hour program presented at the Academy of Dairy Veterinary Consultants in Seattle, WA. Outline & Evaluation. (April 26, 2014)
- Dairy Business Communication Seminar. Suzanne Kurtz and Bill Sischo. 4.5 hour program presented at the New York State Veterinary Conference – Fall 2014 (October 10, 2014) PDF
- Intra-farm communication on dairy calf health. Northeast Dairy Production Medicine Symposium (NDPMS) – Target public: veterinarians / attendance ~150 participants. Syracuse, NY. Presented by Richard Pereira. (March 29, 2014) (http://www.nedpms.org/)
- Look Who’s Talking When Setting Goals & Protocols for Calf Care. 1 hour program presented at the New York State Veterinary Conference (NYSVC) – Fall 2014. Target audience: veterinarians. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Presented by Richard Pereira. (October 11, 2014)
- Look Who’s Talking When Setting Goals & Protocols for Calf Care. Northeast Dairy Producers Association Meeting (NEDPA) – Target public: dairy farmers and industry / attendance ~ 400 participants. Syracuse, NY. Presented by Richard Pereira. (March 20, 2014) (http://nedpa.org/meetings.html) (NEDPA Newsletter Article – Dec 2013)
- NIFSI Project Summary Presentations (May 7-9, 2013):
- Health Care Communication in Calf Rearing. Presented by Dale Moore
- Minimizing Antibiotic Resistance Transmission: the Dairy Farm as a Model System. Presented by Margaret Davis
- Prevalence of Extended-Spectrum B-Lactamases in Pacific Northwest Dairy Cattle. Estimated first occurrence of the CTX-M enzyme. Presented by Danielle Meyers, WSU Honors Student. (April 2013)
- Washington Dairies Target Antibiotic Resistance, By Cookson Beecher (Nov 2010)