Making More Profit from the Parlor

Date: February 14, 2018
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: Falmouth Community Center, 219 E Prosper Rd, Falmouth, 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:

                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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