Hispanic dairy employee training opportunities

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The Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin (PDPW) will be offering two Hispanic dairy employee training programs taught exclusively in Spanish.

The first program, “Dairy Cow Obstetrics and Hispanic Farm Safety Training will be held in two on-farm locations: 

  • August 15 – 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., lunch provided, at Central Sands Dairy, Nekoosa, Wis.
  • August 16 – 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., lunch provided, at Rosendale Dairy, Pickett, Wis.

During the program, veterinarian Oscar Duarte will provide hands-on obstetrics training, focusing on both the cow and the calf. Francisco Guerrero Silva with the National Farm Medicine Center will present important safety information to protect workers from injury and help enforce OSHA standards on your dairy. The program also will include a farm tour.

Click here for a detailed program flyer in English and Spanish.

The second program, “Milker Training and Hispanic Farm Safety Training, also will be held in two on-farm locations:

  • August 22 – 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., lunch provided, at Blue Star Dairy Farm, Arlington, Wis.
  • August 23 – 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., lunch provided, at Fetzer Farms Inc., Elmwood, Wis.

Oscar Duarte, veterinarian, will provide classroom and hands-on parlor training, including the “how” and “why” of all milking procedures. Francisco Guerrero Silva with the National Farm Medicine Center will present important safety information that will protect your workers from injury and help enforce OSHA standards on your dairy. The program also will include a farm tour.

Click here for a detailed program flyer in English and Spanish.

Source: PDPW



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