Use this list of upcoming educational opportunities to decide which you’d like to attend. If you have an event that you would like added to this list, e-mail the details to dnatzke@vancepublishing.com

• Virginia Nutrition Conference & Cow College, Feb. 19-21 – Roanoke, Va. More information

•  Southwest Nutrition and Management Conference, Feb. 19-21 – Tempe, Ariz. More information

• USDA Ag Outlook Forum, Feb. 20-21 – Arlington, Va. More information

• UF/IFAS Okeechobee Dairy Update, Feb. 21, Okeechobee, Fla. More information

• Farm Bill dairy policy informational meeting, Feb. 21 – Lewiston, Minn. More information

• New York Farm Show diary anaerobic digester seminar, Feb. 21 – Syracuse, N.Y. More information

Penn State on-farm culturing workshop, Feb. 21 – Lancaster County, Pa. More information

Maryland Dairy Convention, Feb. 22 – Frederick, Md. More information

Penn State Best Milking Practices workshop, Feb. 24 – Centre Hall, Pa. More information

• Missouri Dairy Profit Seminar, Feb. 24 – Sedalia, Mo. More information

• Michigan Milk Producers Association district meeting, Feb. 24 – Jackson, Mich.

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Oregon Dairy Farmers Annual Convention, Feb. 24-25 – Salem, Ore. More information

• North Florida/South Georgia Dairy Update, Feb. 25 – Quitman, Ga. More information

• Penn State Technology Tuesdays webinar (robotic milking), Feb. 25. More information

• Missouri Dairy Profit Seminar, Feb. 25 – Springfield, Mo. More information

Kentucky Dairy Partners Annual Meeting, Feb. 25-26 – Bowling Green, Ky. More information

Northwest Iowa Dairy Days, Feb. 25 & 26. More information

• Missouri Dairy Profit Seminar, Feb. 26 – Mountain Grove, Mo. More information

• PDPW Sustainable Family Business webinar, Feb. 26. More information

Penn State Best Milking Practices workshop, Feb. 26 – New Bloomfield, Pa. More information

• Michigan Milk Producers Association Milker Training School, Feb. 26 – Litchfield, Mich.

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• IFAS North Florida Dairy Update, Feb. 26 – Branford, Fla. More information

• Michigan Milk Producers Association district meeting, Feb. 27 – Bad Axe & Muskegon, Mich.

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• Missouri Dairy Profit Seminar, Feb. 27 – Jackson, Mo. More information

• University of Florida Dairy/Beef Winter Forage Update & Field Day, Feb. 27 – Hague, Fla. More information

Western Regional Dairy Challenge, Feb. 27-March 1 – Tulare, Calif. More information

• Michigan Milk Producers Association district meeting, Feb. 28 – Lansing, Mich.

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• Farm Bill dairy policy informational meeting, Feb. 28 – Alexandria, Minn. More information

Penn State Best Milking Practices workshop, Feb. 28 – Belleville, Pa. More information

• Northern New York grazing school, Feb. 28 – Carthage, N.Y. More information

• Missouri Dairy Profit Seminar, Feb. 28 – Union, Mo. More information

 

 

MARCH

• Northern New York grazing school, Mar. 1 – Bangor, N.Y. More information

Northeast Ag & Feed Alliance Annual Meeting, Mar. 3-4 – Orlando, Fla. More information

• Hoof health management workshop, Mar. 4 – Tulare, Calif. More information

Penn State on-farm culturing workshop, Mar. 4 – Wellsboro, Pa. More information

• Growing Michigan Ag Conference, Mar. 5East Lansing, Mich. More information

• PRO-DAIRY Winter Dairy Management Program, Mar. 5 – Geneva, N.Y. More information

Penn State Dairy Team Middle Managers Conference, Mar. 5 – Harrisburg, Pa. More information

• Minnesota Milk Producers Association Dairy Day at the Capitol, Mar. 5. More information

• Vermont Organic Dairy Conference, Mar. 5 – Rudolph Center, Vt. More information

• High Plains Dairy Management Conference, Mar. 5-6 – Lubbock, Texas. More information

• Nebraska Governor's Ag Conference, Mar. 5-6Kearney, Neb. More information

Northwest Iowa on-farm calf tours, Mar. 5-6. More information

Western United Dairymen Annual Convention, Mar. 5-7 – San Luis Obispo, Calif. More information   

Penn State on-farm culturing workshop, Mar. 6 – Indiana, Pa. More information

• Michigan Milk Producers Association Milker Training School, Mar. 6 – Bad Axe, Mich.

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University of Idaho Nutrient Management Conference, Mar. 6 – Twin Falls, Idaho. More information

• Hoof health management workshop, Mar. 6 – Merced, Calif. More information

Utah State Dairy Convention, Mar. 6-7 – St. George, Utah. More information

Penn State Best Milking Practices workshop, Mar. 7 – Berlin, Pa. More information

University of Wisconsin-Extension Dairy Cattle Well-Being Conference, Mar. 7 – Eau Claire, Wis. More information

• Alltech Farm Innovation meeting series, Mar. 7 – St. Henry, Ohio. More information

• University of Minnesota Winter Dairy Series, Mar. 10 – New Prague, Minn. More information

• PRO-DAIRY Winter Dairy Management Program, Mar. 10 –  Ballston Spa, N.Y. More information

• Alltech Farm Innovation meeting series, Mar. 10 – Sioux City, Iowa. More information

Nebraska Dairy Convention, Mar. 11 – Norfolk, Neb. More information

• Energy Conservation on Michigan dairy farms: Impact on the bottom line, Mar. 11 – Holland, Mich. More information

• Alltech Farm Innovation meeting series, Mar. 11 – Brookings, S.D. More information

• Kentucky FarmState Short Course, Mar. 11-12 – Lexington, Ky. More information

Western Canadian Dairy Seminar, Red Deer, Mar. 11-14 – Alberta, Canada. More information

Penn State on-farm culturing workshop, Mar. 12 – Berlin, Pa. More information

• Energy Conservation on Michigan dairy farms: Impact on the bottom line, Mar. 12 – Cass City, Mich. More information

• PRO-DAIRY Winter Dairy Management Program, Mar. 12 – Miner Institute, N.Y. More information

• Alltech Farm Innovation meeting series, Mar. 12 – Fresno, Calif. More information

Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin Business Conference, Mar. 12-13 – Madison, Wis. More information

The Academy for Dairy Executives, Mar. 12-13 – Hamilton, NY. More information

• University of Minnesota Dairy Producer Series, Mar. 13 – Gaylord, Minn. More information

• PRO-DAIRY Winter Dairy Management Program, Mar. 13 – Carthage, N.Y.  More information

• Energy Conservation on Michigan dairy farms: Impact on the bottom line, Mar. 13 – St. Johns, Mich. More information

• Indiana Dairy Producers annual meeting, Mar. 13 – Decatur, Ind. More information

ISU Extension and Outreach Dairy Team noon webinars, Mar. 13, 20 and 27 More information

• PRO-DAIRY Winter Dairy Management Program, Mar. 14 – Warsaw, N.Y. More information

• PRO-DAIRY Winter Dairy Management Program, Mar. 15 – Randolph, N.Y. More information

• University of Florida Family Day at the Dairy Farm, Mar. 15. More information

• Alltech Farm Innovation meeting series, Mar. 17 –Glasgow, Ky. More information

• Michigan Milk Producers Association Milker Training School, Mar. 18 – St. Johns, Mich.

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• Alltech Farm Innovation meeting series, Mar. 18 – Cedar Falls, Iowa. More information

• Alltech Farm Innovation meeting series, Mar. 19 – Rochester, Minn. More information

• Northeast Dairy Producers Association (NEDPA) Conference, Mar. 19-20 – Liverpool, NY. More information

• International Dairy Foods Association Milk Procurement Workshop, Mar. 19-20Rosemont, Ill. More information

• Michigan Milk Producers Association annual delegate meeting, Mar. 20 – Lansing, Mich.

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• Alltech Farm Innovation meeting series, Mar. 20 – Lancaster, Pa. More information

• PRO-DAIRY Winter Dairy Management Program, Mar. 21 – SUNY Morrisville, N.Y.  More information

• Alltech Farm Innovation meeting series, Mar. 21 – Springfield, Mo. More information

Webinar: Robotic milking edition: Relationships between humans, animals & technology, Mar. 25 More information

• Central Plains Dairy Expo, Mar. 25-27Sioux Falls, S.D. More information

• Webinar: Introduction and Strategic Implementation of the Dairy Margin Protection Program, Mar. 26. More information

• PRO-DAIRY Winter Dairy Management Program, Mar. 27 – Orange County, N.Y. More information

Northeast Iowa Dairy Foundation annual meeting, Mar. 27 More information

• University of Minnesota Winter Dairy Series, Mar. 31New Prague, Minn. More information

 

APRIL

Dairy Heat Stress Road Show, Apr. 1 – Stephenville, Texas. More information

Dairy Calf and Heifer Grower Conference, Apr. 1-3 – Green Bay, Wis. More information

• Michigan State University Science Festival, Apr. 1-6 – East Lansing, Mich. More information

• Dairy Heat Stress Road Show, April 2 – Phoenix, Ariz. More information

• University of Minnesota Dairy Producer Series, Apr. 3 – Hutchinson, Minn. More information

• North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge, Apr. 3-5 – Fort Wayne, Ind. More information

Dairy Heat Stress Road Show, Apr. 4 – Tulare, Calif. More information

• AgSTAR 2014 National Workshop, Apr. 7 – San Diego, Calif. More information

• PRO-DAIRY Herd Health and Nutrition Conference, Apr. 8 – Syracuse, NY. More information

Webinar: Getting a handle on lameness, April 8 More information

• 50th Florida Dairy Production Conference, Apr. 9 – Gainesville, Fla. More information

• Michigan Milk Producers Association Milker Training School, Apr. 9 – Newaygo, Mich.

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• PRO-DAIRY Herd Health and Nutrition Conference, Apr. 10 – West Lebanon, NH. More information

• Pennsylvania Dairy Leaders of Tomorrow farm tour, Apr. 11. More information

Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference, April 14-16 – Fort Wayne, Ind. More information

• Michigan Milk Producers Association Milker Training School, Apr. 23 – Alpena, Mich.

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• American Dairy Products Institute/American Butter Institute annual conference, Apr. 27-29, Chicago, Ill. More information

Webinar: Robotic milking edition: Cow behavior in a robotic milking dairy, April 29.  More information

 

MAY

• Michigan Milk Producers Association Milker Training School, May 1 – Clare, Mich.

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• 63th Florida Beef Cattle Short Course, May 7-9. More information

• Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit, May 8-9 – Crystal City, Va. More information

• Alltech’s Annual International Symposium, May 18-21 – Lexington, Ky. More information

• ICAR/Interbull Conference, May 18-23 – Berlin, Germany. More information

Minnesota Dairy Health Conference, May 20-22 – Minneapolis, MN. More information

• ADSA Discover Conference 27: Strategies for Improving U.S. Dairy Cattle Welfare, May 27-30 – Itasca, Ill. More information

• Florida Corn Silage & Forage Field Day, May 29.

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JUNE

• Cornell/Miner Institute Advanced Dairy Nutrition Shourtcourse, June 2-5, Ithaca, N.Y. More information

4-State Dairy Management Conference, June 11-12 – Dubuque, Iowa. More information

International Colloquium on Paratuberculosis, June 22-26 – Parma, Italy. More information
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• FC Stone Outlook Conference, June 18-19 – Chicago, Ill. More information

National Holstein Convention, June 25-28 – Dubuque, Iowa. More information

• National Guernsey Breeders’ Association national convention, June 26-30, LaCrosse, Wis. 608-534-6010

 

 

JULY

• North American Manure Expo, July 9 – Springfield, Mo. More information

• Hoof Health Conference, July 17-19 – Milwaukee, Wis. More information

• Joint Annual Meeting of ADSA, ASAS & CSAS, July 20-24 – Kansas City, Mo. More information

 

AUGUST

• World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Aug. 17-22 – Vancouver, British Columbia. More information

SEPTEMBER

• 2nd annual Southeast Quality Milk Initiative meeting, Sept. 22-24 – Virginia Tech. More information

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

 

OCTOBER

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

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

 

 

NOVEMBER

Dairy Practices Council Annual Conference, Nov. 5-7 – Kansas City, Kan. More information    dairypc@dairypc.org

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

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

 

DECEMBER

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