Learn about the latest research and strategies to improve parlor performance
Dairy farm owners and managers, and dairy industry professionals will learn about the latest research and strategies to improve parlor performance with employee education and animal behavior in mind. Topics include the impact of milking practices on bimodal and over milking, developing milking protocols, employee training, animal handling, parlor efficiency, holding pen design/management, mastitis identification, and milk culturing and how these impact profit.
Presenters: Dr. Ron Erskine, MSU Extension Dairy Educators
Dates and Locations:
January 23 St. Johns (Agro-Liquid, 3055 M-21, St. Johns, MI)
January 24 Hillsdale (Hillsdale County MSU Extension, 20 Care Drive, Suite B, Hillsdale, MI)
February 13 West Olive (Ottawa County MSU Extension, 12220 Fillmore St., Suite 122, West Olive, MI)
February 14 Falmouth (Falmouth Community Center, 219 E Prosper Rd, Falmouth, MI)
February 20 Bad Axe (Franklin Inn, 1070 E. Huron Avenue, Bad Axe, MI)
February 21 West Branch (Forward Conference Center, 2980 Cook Road, West Branch, MI)
All programs run from 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. with registration beginning at 9 a.m.
Registration Fee: $35 for the first person, $15 for each additional person from the same farm (includes lunch and educational materials)