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Dairy Production Seminar - Individual Sessions (XAGR)

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Montcalm Community College - Sidney

2800 College Drive

N510/Instruction North Building in Sidney

Sidney, MI 48885

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Individual Sessions are $5 per session.

(The cost is $50 for the full seminar series.)


Montcalm County ranks fourth in the State of Michigan for milk and other dairy product revenue. Educated, quality employees are in high demand. Through weekly guest speakers, demonstrations, interactive discussions and field trips, participants will gain relevant dairy production awareness and proficiency. Topics will include hoof care, manure management, equipment troubleshooting, milk quality, sanitation practices, genetics, grazing operations and calf management. This course is for professionals currently working in the dairy industry as well as those with interest but no experience. 4-H and FFA members are welcome. Individuals completing the entire seminar will receive a participation certificate. This seminar is co-sponsored by MCC and the Michigan State University (MSU) Institute of Agricultural Technology (IAT).

For more information, contact Merry Kim Meyers, MSU IAT Coordinator at MCC, at 989-328-2111, Ext. 398.

** Topics/Sessions Subject to Change **


January 16 (XAGR 301 01) - Introduction to Dairy Industry and Careers
January 23 (XAGR 302 01) - Dairy breeds, Dairy Anatomy/Physiology
January 30 (XAGR 303 01) - Manure Management
February 6 (XAGR 304 01) - Milker Training & Animal Health
February 13 (XAGR 305 01) - Genetics and Herd Improvement
February 20 (XAGR 306 01) - Milk Quality Factors and Biosafety
Febrary 27 (XAGR 307 01) - TBD
March 6 (XAGR 308 01) - TBD/potential field trip
March 13 (XAGR 309 01) - Newborn/Calf Care
March 20 (XAGR 310 01) - Panel Discussion - Small vs Large Herd Operations
March 27 (XAGR 311 01) - TBD

For individual session topics and dates, visit www.montcalm.edu/careerdevelopment.

Register for Full Seminar here.

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