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I-29 Winter Workshop: Barn Benchmarks for Success

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I-29 Moo University, a collaboration of dairy extension faculty from North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and Nebraska, is hosting a Winter Workshop Series titled,

"Barn Benchmarks for Success."

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The workshop series will be January 14-18, 2019.

Dates and Locations

January 14 – Perham, MN; The Cactus – 43521 Fort Thunder Road

In partnership with Minnesota Milk’s Dairy Management Workshops and Midwest Dairy’s District 3 & 4 meetings.

January 15 – Brookings, SD; Swiftel Center – 824 32nd Ave.

In partnership with Midwest Dairy South Dakota District Meetings and South Dakota Dairy Producers Annual Meeting

January 16 – Pipestone, MN; Pipestone Veterinary Services—1300 U.S. 75

In partnership with Minnesota Milk’s Dairy Management Workshops and Midwest Dairy’s District 18 meetings.

*Facilities sponsored by Pipestone Veterinary Services

January 17 – Orange City, IA; Sioux County Extension Office—400 Central Ave. NW

January 18 – Wayne, NE; Wayne State College, Student Center Niobrara Room—E 14th Street

Can’t make one of the workshop in-person? Join us on Friday, January 18th via Zoom at (registration required): https://unl.zoom.us/meeting/register/c4a3aeb30907c3eb7c24e00bf0acd2b8


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9:30 a.m. Registration & Refreshments

10:00 a.m. Ventilation Benchmarks for Lactating Cows; Kevin Janni – University of Minnesota

10:30 a.m. – Roundtable discussion; Led by I-29 Moo University faculty - Impacts on the cows & employees

11:00 a.m. Bedding & Stall Benchmarks; Kim Clark, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

11:30 a.m. – Roundtable discussion; Led by I-29 Moo University faculty - Impacts on the cows & employees

12:00 p.m. – Lunch & Updates from sponsors, Midwest Dairy and State Dairy Associations (where applicable)

1:15 p.m. – Barn & Pen Design Benchmarks; Jim Salfer, University of Minnesota

1:45 p.m. – Roundtable discussion; Led by I-29 Moo University faculty - Impacts on the cows & employees

2:15 p.m. – Hot Wash & Wrap-up

2:30 p.m. – SDDP annual meeting (Brookings, SD only)


Registration

There is no fee to attend this workshop thanks to our supporting dairy associations and industry sponsors. Pre-registration is requested.

In partnership with the following dairy association partners:

  • Minnesota Milk Producers Association
  • South Dakota Dairy Producers
  • Iowa State Dairy Association
  • Western Iowa Dairy Alliance
  • Nebraska State Dairy Association


Can’t make one of the workshop in-person? Join us on Friday, January 18th via Zoom at (registration required):

https://unl.zoom.us/meeting/register/c4a3aeb30907c3eb7c24e00bf0acd2b8



2018-19 Gold Sponsors

2018-19 Silver sponsors

2018-19 Bronze sponsors


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