I-29 Moo University

2018 Winter Workshop Series

There is still time to register for the upcoming Winter Workshop Series.

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Visit http://igrow.org/events/i-29-moo-university-2018/ for all the details and to register.

From Field to Bunk: Growing and Feeding Dairy Quality Forages

From Field to Bunk: Growing and Feeding Dairy Quality Forages


Dates and locations:

January 8th – Mandan, ND – Baymont Inn & Suites, 2611 Old Red Trail Northwest Mandan, North Dakota 58554

January 9th – Watertown, SD – Codington County Extension Complex (Kitchen Mtg. Room), 1910 West Kemp Avenue, Watertown, SD 57201

January 10th – Pipestone, MN - Pipestone Veterinary Services, 1801 Forman Drive, Pipestone, MN 56164

January 11th – Orange City, IA – Sioux County Extension Office, 400 Central Ave. NW, Suite 700, Orange City, IA 51041

January 12th – Norfolk, NE – Lifelong Learning Center at NECC, 601 East Benjamin Ave., Norfolk, NE 68701


Program Agenda:

9:30 am – Registration & Refreshments


10:00 am – New forage genetic lines and how they impact the dairy industry - Bruce Anderson, UNL Extension Forage Specialist


10:45 am – Cover Crops – incorporating them into your forage production system – Sara Berg, SDSU Extension Agronomy Field Specialist

11:30 am - Break

11:45 am – Incorporating cover crops into dairy rations – James C. Paulson


12:30 – Lunch

1:30 pm – Sponsor recognition


2:00 pm – Silage pile safety training for you & your employees – Keith Bolsen, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Kansas State University, “The Silage Man”, Nationally known speaker in silage production and safety practices.


2:45 pm – Evaluating dairy diets from the nutritionist, to the employee, to the cow.– Co-presented - Fernando Diaz, DVM, PhD – Dairy Nutrition and Management Consultant – Rosecrans Dairy Consulting & Tracey Erickson, SDSU Extension Dairy Field Specialist


3:30 pm – Evaluation & adjourn

Registration

Registration fees: $65 for producers and industry and $30 for students.


Registration discounts are listed below.

  • South Dakota Dairy Producers (SDDP)
  • Nebraska State Dairy Association (NSDA)
  • North Dakota Milk Producers Association (ND-MPA)
  • Western Iowa Dairy Alliance (WIDA)
  • Minnesota Milk (MN Milk) will pay $25 of the registration fee for the first 20 paid Minnesota Milk members - one per MN Milk farm member.
  • Iowa State Dairy Association (ISDA) will pay $10 of the registration fee per member farm.

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Calendar of Events

NOTE: All event times are listed as CST.

2018
January
3: ACWW webinar; 11:00 am. Topic: Recent animal disease cases and reminders for producers and youth; Dr. Dustin Oedekoven, SD Animal Industry Board. Click here for details and to join.
4-5: ISDA Annual Meeting; Quality Inn & Suites, Ames, IA; visit IowaDairy.org for details.
8-12: I-29 Moo University Winter Workshop.
  • January 8: Mandan, ND - Baymont Inn & Suites
  • January 9: Watertown, SD - Codington County Extension Complex
  • January 10: Pipestone, MN - Pipestone Verterinary Services
  • January 11: Orange City, IA - Sioux County Extension Office
  • January 12: Norfolk, NE - Lifelong Learning Center at NECC


February

7: ACWW webinar; Common poultry health issues in an era of few poultry veterinarians - Sheila Perdum, UNL; 11:00 am. Click here for details and to join.

27: Nebraska State Dairy Association annual convention; Ramada Hotel and Conference Center, Columbus, NE


March

7: ACWW webinar; Sustainability's role in animal care and health - where are we at? Ben Weiheimer. Click here for details and to join.


April

4: ACWW webinar; Livestock housing: care considerations for bedding choice and management - Beth Doran. Click here for details and to join.

About Us

The I-29 Moo University is represented by dairy extension educators and allied partners from Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota.