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Find educational material about dairy cattle, including nutrition and feed management, health and care, reproduction, facilities and technology, and business management from Penn State Extension.

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Benchmark Group: Activity Systems
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Benchmark Group: Activity Systems

11/28/2018

Leesport, PA

Free
This Benchmark Group will provide an opportunity for dairy farmers currently using activity systems on their farms to share their experience with the technology and learn best management practices from their peers. More
Generation Next: Calf Workshop - Weaning through Pre-Bred Heifers
Generation Next: Calf Workshop - Weaning through Pre-Bred Heifers - Workshops Workshops
$25.00
Join us for classroom and hands-on learning experiences covering proper feeding and management of calves and heifers. More
Cassie Yost, Penn State University
Generation Next: Calf Workshop - Newborn Calf Care - Workshops Workshops
$25.00
Join us for classroom and hands-on learning experiences covering newborn calf care and management. More
Understanding Dairy Business for the Conservation Professional
Understanding Dairy Business for the Conservation Professional - Workshops Workshops
Free
The goal of this workshop is to help conservationists better understand the dairy business and become more effective communicators when helping dairy farmers consider and implement conservation practices. More
Dairy Grazing Discussions
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Dairy Grazing Discussions

Multiple Options Available

Free
A series of discussion group meetings guided by material in Sarah Flack's book titled "The Art and Science of Grazing" More
Tools to Reduce Mastitis on Your Farm
Tools to Reduce Mastitis on Your Farm - Workshops Workshops

Tools to Reduce Mastitis on Your Farm

12/14/2018

Huntingdon, PA

Free
The purpose is to teach the use of consistent milking practices that emphasize teat cleanliness, udder stimulation, teat-end health and rapid milk flow while performing the most important job on the farm. More
Best Milking Practices
Best Milking Practices - Workshops Workshops
An interactive workshop that educates producers, herd managers, farm employees and industry representatives on proper milking techniques and practices to produce a high quality product. More
dairy farm
Crops to Cows to Cash - Workshops Workshops
A forum designed for consultants interested in examining their client's big picture by investigating current dairy records and budgets to make positive management decisions for the future. More
Exploring Value-Added Dairy
Exploring Value-Added Dairy - Workshops Workshops
This workshop will help producers to determine whether marketing value-added dairy is right for them. More
Preventive Controls for Animal Food
Preventive Controls for Animal Food - Workshops Workshops
Provides the credentials to meet FDA requirements for development and implementation of a preventive system for food safety as stated within the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) regulations. More
Calf Care and Management
Calf Care and Management - Workshops Workshops
This workshop will cover aspects of calf feeding and management to help to reduce calf mortality/health issues and increase profitability on your farm. More
Dairy Discussions
Dairy Discussions - Workshops Workshops
An informal opportunity to discuss issues that are important for you and your dairy operation in a round-table discussion format More
Dairy cattle grazing brassica pasture.
Extending Your Grazing Season with Brassicas - Workshops Workshops
Specialists from Penn State and USDA-ARS will present a variety of topics related to establishment and grazing of brassicas to extend the fall grazing season. More
Women in Dairy Conference
Women in Dairy Conference - Workshops Workshops
Hosted by the Penn State Extension Dairy Team, this year's Women in Dairy Conference promises to be a strong learning and networking opportunity. More
Generation Next: Calf Workshop
Generation Next: Calf Workshop - Workshops Workshops
Generation Next: Calf Workshop will focus on calf health and management. More
Dairy Feeding Workshop
Dairy Feeding Workshop - Workshops Workshops
Do you know exactly what your cows are eating? This event will help you understand how to feed the forages you harvested and get the most production from them. More
Dairy Feeding Workshops
Dairy Feeding Workshops - Workshops Workshops
Do you know exactly what your cows are eating? More
Transition Cow Management
Transition Cow Management - Workshops Workshops
Transition Cow Management will feature the science and practices to improve the performance of transition cows. The hands-on portion will allow participants to use their own samples (milk and urine) to evaluate the health of their cows. More
Dairy Transition Workshop
Dairy Transition Workshop - Workshops Workshops
Designed to help participants work through the complex steps of transferring ownership and management of a dairy business to the next generation. More
Surviving Today’s Dairy Markets Work Session
Surviving Today’s Dairy Markets Work Session - Workshops Workshops
The discussion will focus on what are the controllables on the farm to help minimize the risk of today’s dairy environment. The main topic will be cash flow management and determining a breakeven. More
Corn follows a small grain that was harvested for silage in the spring.
Double Cropping on Dairy Farms Field Day - Workshops Workshops
Learn about double cropping winter annual forage in a corn silage rotation with a farmer who is using it. This event is both indoors and outdoors. More
Twilight Tour
Twilight Tour - Workshops Workshops
As your evening is winding down, join the Penn State Extension Dairy Team for a Dairy Twilight Tour. More
Youth Dairy Day
Youth Dairy Day - Workshops Workshops
Youth Dairy Day is designed to engage youth in multiple aspects of dairy production and encourage the understanding of the science behind dairy farming. More
Women Rooted in Agriculture
Women Rooted in Agriculture - Workshops Workshops
Women Rooted in Agriculture is an education opportunity for women who are active in agriculture. More
Penn State Dairy Research Tour during Ag Progress Days
Penn State Dairy Research Tour during Ag Progress Days - Workshops Workshops
Attend a tour of the Penn State Dairy Barns. This tour will feature a firsthand look at the latest research being conducted at Penn State. More
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