World Dairy Expo Virtual Farm Tours have been bringing the best dairy operations in North America to Madison for more than 15 years. The eight dairies selected this year are no exception, featuring technology and innovation, outstanding milk production and genetics, strong community ties and first-generation immigrant farmers, top-notch cow and
Provimi, Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy, Lely, American Jersey Cattle Association, Kansas Department of Agriculture, Quality Liquid Feeds, Inc., Purina Animal Nutrition, LLC and CRV USA are sponsors of the 2017 Virtual Farm Tours. Following is a short biography and description of each tour.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3
|2 pm||Hosted by: Fustead Holsteins, Wausau, Wis.
Highlights: 475 milking/Milk Production and Genetics
Sponsored by: Provimi
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4
|Noon||Hosted by: Oregon Dairy Farm, LLC, Lititz, Pa.
Highlights: 475 milking/Community Partners
Sponsored by: Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy
|2 pm||Hosted by: Good-Vue Farms, Goodridge, Minn.
Highlights: 120 milking/Utilizing Technology
Sponsored by: Lely
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5
|Noon||Hosted by: Piedmont Jerseys, Lincolnton, N.C.
Highlights: 250 milking/Jersey Genetics
Sponsored by: American Jersey Cattle Association
|2 pm||Hosted by: Meier Dairy of Palmer, Inc., Palmer, Kan.
Highlights: 650 milking/Innovation
Sponsored by: Kansas Department of Agriculture
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6
|Noon||Hosted by: VanBedaf Dairy LLP, Carrington, N.D.
Highlights: 1,500 milking/First Generation U.S. Farm
Sponsored by: Quality Liquid Feeds, Inc.
|2 pm||Hosted by: Night Hawk Dairy, Stratford, Wis.
Highlights: 900 milking/Cow and Calf Care
Sponsored by: Purina Animal Nutrition, LLC
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7
|Noon||Hosted by: Woods Hill Farms, Turin, N.Y.
Highlights: 743 milking/Expansion
Sponsored by: CRV USA
Full details can be seen here https://worlddairyexpo.com/pages/2017-Virtual-Farm-Tours.php