Field day to be held at Zimmerman Dairy near Sauk Centre
University of Minnesota Extension, with the support of Minnesota Dairy Initiative—Central Region will be holding the Stearns County Dairy Field Day at Zimmerman Dairy near Sauk Centre. Field Days allow UMN Extension to team up with successful dairy operations to showcase their farm to other local producers and agribusinesses that work with them.
This field day will feature an innovative farm that emphasizes cost savings, effective labor management, and a strong family partnership. The Zimmermans milk 100 cows in addition to running 200 acres of corn and alfalfa.
The day will include conversation around low-cost parlors and decision making, bedded pack management, and the various dairy protection and insurance programs currently available.
The Stearns County Dairy Field Day includes lunch and is offered free of charge.
Pre-registration is not required, but an RSVP is requested to help with the meal count. Questions and RSVPs can be directed to Emily Wilmes at [email protected] or 320-255-6169, extension 3.