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SEPTEMBER

Farm Credit East/NEDPA MPP-Dairy webinar, Sept. 26.

• Minnesota Milk MPP-Dairy workshop, Sept. 26, Perham, MN

National 4-H Dairy Conference, Sept. 28-Oct. 1 – Madison, Wis.

FSA/University of Minnesota MPP-Dairy meeting, Sept. 29, Willmar, Minn.

Missouri MMP-Dairy informational meeting, Sept. 29, Columbia, Mo.

Missouri MMP-Dairy informational webinar, Sept. 29.

Penn State Extension Dairy Team MPP-Dairy meeting, Sept. 30, Wellsboro, PA

FSA/University of Minnesota MPP-Dairy meetings, Sept. 30, Fergus Falls & Lewiston, Minn.

World Dairy Expo, Sept. 30-Oct. 4 – Madison, Wis.

 

OCTOBER

California Milk Producers Council MPP-Dairy meeting, Oct. 1, Bakersfield, Calif.

Ohio Ecological Food & Farm Association Organic Livestock Inputs webinar, Oct. 1.

Washington MMP-Dairy informational meetings, Oct. 1, Yakima & Adams counties.

• World Dairy Expo AMS-Galaxy USA “double box” robotic milker tour, Oct. 1, Watertown, Wis.

• Northwest Iowa manure management field days, Oct. 1, Rock Rapids, and Oct. 2, Wall Lake, Iowa.

Ohio State organic dairy/livestock production webinar series, Oct. 1.

FSA/University of Minnesota MPP-Dairy meetings, Oct. 1, Sauk Center & Waseca, Minn.

Washington MMP-Dairy informational meeting, Oct. 2, Spokane County.

California Milk Producers Council MPP-Dairy meeting, Oct. 2, Hanford, Calif.

FSA/University of Minnesota MPP-Dairy meeting, Oct. 2, Maple Lake, Minn.

• Dairy Business Association World Dairy Expo Membership Appreciation Reception, Oct. 2, Madison, Wis.

I-29 Corridor MPP-Dairy workshop, Oct. 6, Mandan, ND

• DairyeXNET Webinar: Effective Management of Farm Employees, Oct. 6.

• IDFA NextGEN Dairy Network Symposium, Oct. 6-8, Ithaca, NY

Women in Agribusiness Summit, Oct. 6-8, New Orleans, LA.

ADSA Discover Conference 28: Starch for Ruminants, Oct. 6-9 – Naperville, Ill.

Penn State Extension Dairy Team MPP-Dairy meeting, Oct. 7, Leesport, PA

•  ‘Technology Tuesday’ webinar: Downed Cows & End of Life Decisions, Oct. 7, Penn State Extension Dairy Team.

California Milk Producers Council MPP-Dairy meeting, Oct. 7, Riverdale, Calif.

Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin (PDPW) “New Times for Dairying - Risks and Rewards” webinar, Oct. 8.

California Milk Producers Council MPP-Dairy meeting, Oct. 8, Chino, Calif.

Southwest Dairy Day, Oct. 8, Friona, Texas.

Pacific Northwest Animal Nutrition Conference, Oct. 8-9 – Vancouver, British Columbia.

• Northeast Iowa manure management field days, Oct. 8 & 9, Guttenberg; Oct. 14, Mt. Pleasant; and Oct. 16, Cresco, Iowa.

• Vermont MMP-dairy informational meeting, Oct. 13, St. Albans, Vt.

Penn State Extension Dairy Team MPP-Dairy meeting, Oct. 14, Ulysses, PA

Washington MMP-Dairy informational meetings, Oct. 14, Whatcom & Skagit counties.

• Vermont MMP-dairy informational meeting,  Oct. 14, Middlebury, Vt.

Missouri MMP-Dairy informational meeting, Oct. 14, Jackson, Mo.

 • U.S. Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus Symposium & European Society of Veterinary Virology Pestivirus Symposium, Oct. 14-15 – Kansas City, Mo.

•  Sunbelt Ag Expo, Oct. 14-16, Moultrie, Ga.

Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin (PDPW) Dairy Technology Tours, Oct. 14, Janesville; Oct. 15, Juneau; and Oct. 16, Onalaska.

Western Organic Dairy Producers Alliance Conference, Oct. 14-15, Rohnert Park, Calif.

• Vermont MMP-dairy informational meeting, Oct. 15, Rutland, Vt.

Penn State Extension Dairy Team MPP-Dairy meeting, Oct. 15, Meadville, PA

Missouri MMP-Dairy informational meeting, Oct. 15 & 16, Monett, Mo.

Washington MMP-Dairy informational meeting, Oct. 16, Lewis County.

• Vermont MMP-dairy informational meeting, Oct. 16, White River Junction, Vt.

US Animal Health Assn. 118th Annual Meeting, Oct. 16-22 – Kansas City.

• Vermont MMP-dairy informational meeting, Oct. 17, Newport, Vt.

I-29 Corridor MPP-Dairy workshop, Oct. 20, Sioux Center, IA

Penn State Extension Dairy Team MPP-Dairy meeting, Oct. 20, Jermyn, PA

Doane Agriculture Outlook Conference, Oct. 20-21, St. Louis, Mo.

•  ‘Technology Tuesday’ webinar: Modernization of Dairy Businesses, Oct. 21, Penn State Extension Dairy Team.

I-29 Corridor MPP-Dairy workshop, Oct. 21, Brookings, Watertown & Mitchel, S.D.

76th annual Cornell Nutrition Conference, Oct. 21-23 – Syracuse, N.Y.

Penn State Extension Dairy Team MPP-Dairy meetings, Oct. 22, Huntingdon, Mercer, Somerset, Wellsboro, Huntingdon, Somerset & Wellsboro, PA

• Minnesota Milk MPP-Dairy workshop, Oct. 22, Slayton, MN

DHI-Provo Herd and Feed Management Conference, Oct. 22-24, Las Vegas, Nev.

• Minnesota Milk MPP-Dairy workshop, Oct. 23, Freeport, MN

Penn State Extension Dairy Team MPP-Dairy meetings, Oct. 23, Leesport, Mill Hall, Carlisle, Leesport, Mill Hall & Carlisle, PA

• Minnesota Milk MPP-Dairy workshop, Oct. 24, Little Falls, MN

University of Kentucky ‘Dare to Dairy’ 4-H event, Oct. 25, Lexington, Ky.

FSA/University of Minnesota MPP-Dairy meetings, Oct. 27, McIntosh & Zumbrota, Minn.

Penn State Extension Dairy Team MPP-Dairy meeting, Oct. 27, Kittanning, PA

National Dairy Board/NMPF/UDIA joint annual meeting, Oct. 27-29, Grapevine, Texas.

Cornell PRO-DAIRY calf management training workshop video conference, Oct. 28.

Missouri MMP-Dairy informational meeting, Oct. 28, Springfield, Mo.

Penn State Extension Dairy Team MPP-Dairy meeting, Oct. 28, Indiana, PA

Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin (PDPW) “Calf Care Connection” workshops, Oct. 28, Arlington; Oct. 29, Chilton; and Oct. 30, Marshfield, Wis.

Penn State Extension Dairy Team MPP-Dairy meetings, Oct. 29, Chambersburg, Lancaster, Wellsboro, Greensburg, Chambersburg, Lancaster, Wellsboro & Greensburg, PA

National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) public meeting, Oct. 28-30, Louisville, Ky.

Missouri MMP-Dairy informational meeting, Oct. 29, Hartville, Mo.

Cornell PRO-DAIRY calf management training workshop video conference, Oct. 30.

University of Florida Dairy Extension Calf Birth to Weaning Workshop, Oct. 30, UF Dairy Farm Unit, Hague, Fla.

Penn State Extension Dairy Team MPP-Dairy meetings, Oct. 30, Mifflintown, Lebanon, Gettysburg, Mifflintown & Lebanon, PA

 

 

 

NOVEMBER

FSA/University of Minnesota MPP-Dairy meetings, Nov. 3, Paynesville, Rochester, St. Cloud & New Ulm, Minn.

Cornell PRO-DAIRY calf management training workshop video conference, Nov. 4.

Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin (PDPW) Texas Dairy Tour, Nov. 4-5.

Dairy Practices Council Annual Conference, Nov. 5-7 – Kansas City, Kan.

FSA/University of Minnesota MPP-Dairy meetings, Nov. 5, Alexandria, Wadena & Lambertson, Minn.

I-29 Corridor MPP-Dairy workshop, Nov. 5, Mandan, N.D.

UW-Madison Dairy Science Showcase, Nov. 6, Madison, Wis.

Cornell PRO-DAIRY calf management training workshop video conference, Nov. 6.

• Minnesota Milk MPP-Dairy workshop, Nov. 6, St. Charles, MN

FSA/University of Minnesota MPP-Dairy meetings, Nov. 6, Mora/Payne City & Little Falls, Minn.

AFIA Feed Equipment Manufacturers Conference, Nov. 6-8, Palm Springs, Calif.

• Minnesota Milk MPP-Dairy workshop, Nov. 7, Zumbrota, MN

FSA/University of Minnesota MPP-Dairy meeting, Nov. 7, Cologne, Minn.

Washington State Dairy Industry Annual Meeting, Nov. 10-11 – Vancouver, Wash.

• DairyeXNET Webinar: Causes and Implications of Subclinical Hypocalcemia, Nov. 11.

Penn State Dairy Extension Team “Crops to Cow” program, Nov. 11, Grantville, PA.

Dairyland Initiative calf housing/air quality/positive pressure tube/barn design workshop, Nov. 12, LaCrosse, Wis.

Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin (PDPW) “New Times for Dairying - Risks and Rewards” webinar, Nov. 12.

Pennsylvania Dairy Cattle Nutrition Workshop, Nov. 12-13 – Grantville, Pa.

Mid-Atlantic Dairy Grazing Conference, Nov. 12-13, Moultrie, Ga.

National Institute for Animal Agriculture 2014 Antibiotics Symposium, Nov. 12-14, Atlanta, Ga.

Dairyland Initiative milking center & holding area ventilation/heat abatement/positive pressure tube design workshop, Nov. 13, LaCrosse, Wis.

• Alltech Wisconsin Dairy School, Nov. 13, Green Bay, Wis.

Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council annual meeting, Nov. 13-14 – Salt Lake City, Nev.

Northeast Regional Dairy Challenge, Nov. 13-15 – Harrisburg, Pa.

Indiana Dairy Producers ‘Partners in Success’ luncheon, Nov. 14, Indianpolis, Ind.

• Dairyland Initiative dairy cow housing construction/remodelling workshop, Nov. 14, LaCrosse, Wis.

Southern Regional Dairy Challenge, Nov. 16-18 – Salisbury, N.C.

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Agriculture Conference, Nov. 17, Chicago, Ill.

•  ‘Technology Tuesday’ webinar: Collection & Use of Data in Robotic Milking Systems, Nov. 18, Penn State Extension Dairy Team.

National Alfalfa & Forage Alliance (NAFA) Alfalfa Intensive Training Seminar, Nov. 18-20, Bloomington, MN.

•  ‘Technology Tuesday’ webinar: Cow Comfort Updates, Nov. 25, Penn State Extension Dairy Team.

 

DECEMBER

Genomics Workshop for Dairy Producers, Dec. 1,  Jerome, Idaho.

Minnesota Milk Producers Association Dairy Conference & Expo, Dec. 2-4 – St. Cloud, MN.

Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin (PDPW) Business Transition Workshops, Dec. 2, Eau Claire; Dec. 3, Green Bay; and Dec. 4, Madison.

University of Kentucky Precision Dairy Showcase, Dec. 3 – Lexington, Ky.

Genomics Workshop for Dairy Producers, Dec. 3,  Sunnyside, Wash.

Genomics Workshop for Dairy Producers, Dec. 8,  Stephensville, Texas.

Cornell PRO-DAIRY Calf & Heifer Congress, Dec. 10-11, Rochester, N.Y.

Genomics Workshop for Dairy Producers, Dec. 10,  Okeechobee, Fla.

•  ‘‘Technology Tuesday’ webinar: Focus on Transition Cows, Dec. 12, Penn State Extension Dairy Team.

University of Illinois/farmdoc Illinois Farm Economics Summit meetings, Dec. 15-19, five locations.

DairyeXNET Webinar: Treatment and Prevention of Subclinical Hypocalcemia, Dec. 16.

 

2015

JANUARY

Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin (PDPW) Managers Academy for Dairy Professionals, Jan. 13-15, Charlotte, N.C.

• Dairy Business Association Dairystrong, Jan. 13-15, Madison, Wis.

•  ‘Technology Tuesday’ webinar: LEED for Dairy and Livestock Facilities, Jan. 20, Penn State Extension Dairy Team.

PRO-DAIRY/Northeast Dairy Producers Association Operations Managers Conference, Jan. 20-21, Liverpool/Syracuse, N.Y.

Heart of America Dairy Expo, Jan. 22-24 – Springfield, Mo.

• IDFA Dairy Forum, Jan. 25-28, Boca Raton, Fla.

 

FEBRUARY

National Mastitis Council 54th annual meeting, Feb. 1-3 – Memphis, Tenn.

2015 Pennsylvania Dairy Summit, Feb. 4-5, Lancaster, PA.

•  ‘Technology Tuesday’ webinar: Handling Manure with Gypsum Bedding, Feb. 10, Penn State Extension Dairy Team

World Ag Expo, Feb. 10-12, Tulare, Calif.

Midwest Regional Dairy Challenge, Feb. 11-13 – Sioux Center, Iowa.

30th Annual Southwest Nutrition & Management Conference, Feb. 19-20, Tempe, Ariz.

Oregon Dairy Farmers Annual Convention, Feb. 23-24, Salem, OR

•  ‘Technology Tuesday’ webinar: Heat Stress, Feb. 24, Penn State Extension Dairy Team.

 

MARCH

Western Dairy Management Conference, March 3-5, Reno, Nev.

•  ‘Technology Tuesday’ webinar: Calf & Heifer System Planning & Design, March 10, Penn State Extension Dairy Team.

•  ‘Technology Tuesday’ webinar: Best Milking Practices- Evaluating your Routine, March 17, Penn State Extension Dairy Team.

Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin (PDPW) Cornerstone Dairy Academy, March 17, Madison, Wis.

Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin (PDPW) Annual Business Conference, March 18-19, Madison, Wis.

Western United Dairymen Annual Convention, March 18-20, Yosemite, CA.

•  ‘Technology Tuesday’ webinar: Mastitis Costs and Why Culturing is Important, March 24, Penn State Extension Dairy Team.

Western Regional Dairy Challenge, March 26-28 – Tulare, Calif.

Waste to Worth 2015, March 31-April 3, Seattle, Wash.

 

APRIL

North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge & Dairy Challenge Academy, April 9-11– Syracuse, NY.

•  ‘Technology Tuesday’ webinar: Restraint & Handling of Dairy Cattle, April 14, Penn State Extension Dairy Team.

•  ‘Technology Tuesday’ webinar: Milk Quality & Robotic Milking Systems, April 28, Penn State Extension Dairy Team.

 

MAY

Animal Agriculture Alliance 14th Annual Summit, May 6-7, Kansas City, Mo.

•  ‘Technology Tuesday’ webinar: Feet & Floors, May 12, Penn State Extension Dairy Team.

ADSA 29th Discover Conference: Amino Acid Requirements of Dairy Cattle, May 26-29, Itasca. Ill.

 

JULY

2015 Joint Annual Meeting (JAM) of the American Dairy Science Association and the American Society of Animal Science, July 12-16 – Orlando, Fla.

 

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