Dairy Herd Management

This workshop is intended to help producers improve food safety and quality by decreasing the occurrence of residues and blemishes in animals marketed for beef.

An interactive workshop that educates producers, herd managers, farm employees and industry representatives on proper milking techniques and milking practices to produce a high quality product.

This workshop will cover aspects of calf feeding and management to help to reduce calf mortality/health issues and increase profitability on your farm.

Examines cropping strategies, the connection with feed management, and ultimately how this can be a win-win situation for profitability and improving the environment.

This program (taught both in English and Spanish) is an introductory level certificate program specifically designed for current and beginning dairy workers.

An interactive workshop that will educate producers, herd managers, farm employees, and industry representatives about various reproductive management topics based on your specific needs.

Lameness is a very significant health, production, and well-being problem on dairy farms. Various formats of the course (one-hour classroom session, whole-day workshops, on-farm instruction, etc.) are offered.

This program is a hands-on training designed to reduce newborn calf mortality on dairy farms.

Enjoy some ice cream while visiting with neighbors, touring a dairy farm, and learn new information at the Penn State Extension Dairy Twilight Tour!

Dairy producers have adopted grazing systems in an attempt to reduce the input costs and increase the profit margin per cow. This webinar series will cover current research and basic management issues of interest to experienced, novice, conventional and/or organic, dairy grazers and industry representatives that support them.

This multiday, intensive course teaches participants how to evaluate their current mastitis management practices and improve their on-farm culturing skills.

This program will focus on keeping high-producing dairy cows efficient and healthy by emphasizing good rumen health through feeding balanced high-forage rations with adequate effective fiber and proper feeding facilities.

There is growing interest in organic dairy production systems. While organic dairy farms face many of the same challenges as conventional dairy farms, organic rules impose restrictions on organic producers. This program will focus on technologies and management practices that allow organic producers to better manage reproduction on their farms.

These Webinars focus on numerous facets of dairy systems and facilities to improve dairy efficiency, productivity, and profitability.

An interactive workshop where attendees will get a firsthand view of the effects of mastitis on milk production.

Discussion groups for women working in agriculture

Youth Dairy Day is a day workshop designed to educate youth that is interested in the dairy industry.