Local Dairy Days to Discuss Emerging Industry Issues

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Iowa dairy producers will have the opportunity to hear Iowa State University Extension Specialists share information on emerging dairy industry issues at the 2014 ISU Extension Dairy Days scheduled at seven eastern Iowa locations between January 20 and February 6.

The ISU Extension Dairy Team conducts this workshop each winter to help producers make herd management decisions based on the latest research. 

Dairy Days Schedule

9:30 am - Registration & Refreshments
10:00 am - Program
--Grass/Legume Forage Mixtures for Dairy
--Contracting Corn Silage for Your Dairy
--Top Legal Issues  Dairy Producers Should Know
--Calf Management Practices Survey
--Leave No Dairy Calf Behind
--Calf Facilities and Repurposing Buildings
--Optimizing Your Heifer Enterprise
--Dairy Herd Management Survey of Practices
3:00 pm - Closing Comments

2014 Dairy Days locations

(Please call the ISU Extension office listed below or register online at www.tinyurl.com/dairydays)
--Jan. 20 in Riceville, St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 105 W. 6th St.  •   Howard County Extension, 563-547-3001
--Jan. 21 in Calmar, Northeast Iowa Dairy Foundation Center, Hwy 150 South   •   Winneshiek Co. Extension, 563-382-2949
--Jan. 22 in Waverly, Civic Center, 200 1st Street NE  •   Bremer County Extension, 319-882-4275
--Feb. 3 in Bloomfield, Davis County Extension Office, 402 East North St.  •  Davis County Extension, 641-664-2730
--Feb. 4 in Kalona, Chamber of Commerce, 514 B. Ave  •   Washington County Extension, 877-435-7322
--Feb. 5 in Holy Cross, Neumann’s Bar & Grill, 927 Main St.  •   Dubuque County Extension, 563-583-6496
--Feb. 6 in Ryan, American Legion Hall, 210 Main St.  •  Delaware County Extension, 563-927-4201

A $15 registration fee for meal and materials. Vouchers available from local agri-business.  Pre-registration is requested by the Friday before each event to reserve a meal.

For more information contact your local dairy specialist, Larry Tranel at 563-583-6496 or by email at tranel@iastate.edu.

    

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