Making More Profit from the Parlor

Date: January 23, 2018
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: Agro-Liquid, 3055 M-21, St. Johns, MI
Contact: Stan Moore, moorest@anr.msu.edu, 231-533-8818.

Overview:  Dairy farm owners and managers, and dairy industry professionals will learn about the latest research and strategies to improve parlor performance with employee education and animal behavior in mind. Topics include the impact of milking practices on bimodal and over milking, developing milking protocols, employee training, animal handling, parlor efficiency, holding pen design/management, mastitis identification, and milk culturing and how these impact profit.

Presenters:  Dr. Ron Erskine, MSU Extension Dairy Educators

Dates and Locations:

                January 23            St. Johns (Agro-Liquid, 3055 M-21, St. Johns, MI)

                January 24            Hillsdale (Hillsdale County MSU Extension, 20 Care Drive, Suite B, Hillsdale, MI)

                February 13          West Olive (Ottawa County MSU Extension, 12220 Fillmore St., Suite 122, West Olive, MI)

                February 14          Falmouth (Falmouth Community Center, 219 E Prosper Rd, Falmouth, MI)

                February 20          Bad Axe (Franklin Inn, 1070 E. Huron Avenue, Bad Axe, MI)

                February 21          West Branch (Forward Conference Center, 2980 Cook Road, West Branch, MI)

All programs run from 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. with registration beginning at 9 a.m.

Registration Fee: $35 for the first person, $15 for each additional person from the same farm (includes lunch and educational materials)

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