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Summer 1-29 Moo University Dairy Tour

August 3rd, 2018

"Treat Me Right" Implementing Best Management Practices


Now is your chance to gain valuable training for you and your employees.


The upcoming I-29 Moo University Dairy Tour, Friday, August 3rd, will be highlighting best management practices on Boadwine Farms and Crosswind Jerseys during the “Treat Me Right” Implementing Best Management Practices Summer Tour.


During the tour you will learn about:

· Group pain mitigation when disbudding and processing calves.

· Discuss farm biosecurity practices

· Low-stress cow handling

· Newborn calf care SOP’s

· Proper euthanasia techniques

· Discuss handling non-ambulatory animals to ensure animal health and welfare along with employee safety.

· An overview of both Dairy Operations.


As a side note, you can also utilize this to meet some of your F.A.R.M. employee training requirements while obtaining example S.O.P.’s for your operation. Certificates of attendance will be offered.


Registration is $25 per person and groups of three or more from the same operation receive a 30% discount.


Registration and details online at:

http://igrow.org/livestock/dairy

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Calendar of Events

NOTE: All event times are listed as CST.

2018


August

1: ACWW webinar 11:00 am; Parasite control (sheep and cattle) and being a good steward: tips for implementing new research findings. Click here for details and to join the webinar.

3: I-29 Moo University Summer Tour: "Treat Me Right"- Fitting Best Management Practices into My Farm. For details and registration, click here.

15-16: North American Manure Expo: Brookings, SD. Learn about the latest technology, practices and research regarding manure handling. Click here for agenda and registration details.

28: NW IA Corn Silage Clinic; 9:00 am, Sutherland, IA. Click here for agenda and registration details.


September

5: ACWW webinar 11:00 am; Antibiotic/antimicrobial stewardship: importance of product handling, storage temperature range and mixing. Click here for details and to join the webinar.


October

2 -6: World Dairy Expo, Madison, WI; Click here for details.

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.