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FEBRUARY

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

Missouri dairy profit seminars, Feb. 23 (Sedalia); Feb. 24 (Springfield); Feb. 25 (Mountain Grove); Feb. 26 (Jackson); & Feb. 27 (Union), Mo.

Michigan Milk Producers Association Milker Training School, Feb. 24-25 (bilingual session), Woodland, Mich.

• Michigan State University Dairy Production meetings, Feb. 24 (West Branch); Feb. 25 (Ithaca); Feb. 26 (Bad Axe); March 4 (Falmouth); & April 9 (Stephenson), Mich.

Agricultural Drainage Design & Water Management Workshops, Feb. 24-25 (St. Cloud, Minn.); and March 10-11 (Grand Forks, N.D.)

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

16th Annual Dairy Producers Conference, Feb. 24, Burlington, Vt.

Penn State Best Milking Practices - On Farm Culturing, Feb. 24, Mifflintown, Pa.

Northwest Iowa Dairy Days, Feb. 24 (Rock Rapids) and Feb. 25 (Orange City), Iowa.

• California Dairy Management Seminars, Feb. 24 (Orland); Feb. 25 (Modesto); and Feb. 26 (Tulare), Calif.

Midwest Manure Summit, Feb. 24-25, Green Bay, Wis.

Kentucky Dairy Partners annual meeting, Feb. 24-25, Bowling Green, Ky.

Center for Dairy Excellence Protecting Your Profits conference call, Feb. 25.

Land O’Lakes Cooperative annual meeting, Feb. 25, Minneapolis, Minn.

Young Dairy Leaders Institute Class 9 meeting, Feb. 25-28, Phoenix, Ariz.

Minnesota livestock phosphorus management workshop, Feb. 26, Sauk Centre, Minn.

Cornell/Vermont Calf Management Training Program, Feb. 26, six locations.

Penn State Best Milking Practices - On Farm Culturing, Feb. 26, Meadville, Pa.

• Dairy Council of Michigan/American Dairy Association of Michigan annual meetings, Feb. 26, Bath, Mich.

35th Kentucky Alfalfa Conference, Feb. 26, Cave City, Ky.

DairyeXNET Webinar: Formulating diets for lactating cows, Feb. 26.

From the Land of Kansas annual conference, Feb. 26-27, Manhattan, Kan.

Commodity Classic 2015, Feb, 26-28, Phoenix, Ariz.

• New York Farm Show/DigiStar dairy ration management software training, Feb. 26-28, Syracuse, N.Y.

26th MOSES Organic Farming Conference, Feb. 26-28, La Crosse, Wis.

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

Mid-South Farm & Gin Show, Feb. 27-28, Memphis, Tenn.

 

 

MARCH

Ohio State University Software for Developing Nutrient Management Plans workshop, March 2, Ottawa, Ohio.

Kansas State University/Center for Food Integrity lecture series, March 2, Manhattan, Kan.

Cornell Winter Dairy Management meetings, March 2 (Oswego County, Belmont & Canandaigua); March 9 (Batavia); March 10 (Randolph); March 11 (Auburn); March 12 (Cortland); March 18 (Carthage); March 19 (Oriskany); March 20 (Malone); March 31 (Cooperstown); April 1 (Fonda); April 2 (Schuylerville).

Southwest Missouri Spring Forage Conference, March 3, Springfield, Mo.

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

• Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York Organic Dairy & Field Crop Conference, March 4, Liverpool, N.Y.

Ohio Holstein Breeders/Zoetis Genomics/Enlight seminars, March 4 (Damascus); March 5 (Walnut Creek); March 10 (Wooster); and March 14 (Lima), Ohio.

California Ag Council annual meeting, March 4-6, San Francisco, Calif.

Indiana Succession Planning Workshop for Farmers, March 5, Terre Haute, Ind.

Pennsylvania CDE Dairy Profitability Resource meetings, March 5 (Lancaster); March 9 (Duncansville); March 10 (Somerset & Blairsville); March 11 (Corry); March 11 (Meadville); March 25 (Lewiston); March 26 (Chambersburg); April 1 (Troy), Pa.

• Cornell PRO-DAIRY/QMPS regional milk quality training program, March 5, five locations.

Indiana Small Farm Conference, March 5-7, Danville, Ind.

Yakima Valley Pond Lining Presentation, March 6, Sunnyside, Wash.

• Northern New York Dairy Grazing Schools, March 6 (Carthage) and March 7 (North Bangor), N.Y.

Central New York Dairy Day, March 10, Ballston Spa and Sheburne, N.Y.

Wisconsin Small Farm/Rural Community Biodigester workshops, March 10 (Stevens Point); March 17 (Oshkosh) & March 19 (Sturgeon Bay), Wis.

Virginia Area Dairy Conferences, March 9 (Amelia), March 10 (Harrisonburg), March 11 (Culpeper), March 12 (Rocky Mount) and March 13 (Marion), Va.

Ohio State University agronomy/manure webinar, March 10.

Penn State Extension Dairy Team mastitis management workshop, March 10, Mercer, Pa.

Iowa Dairy Center artificial insemination class, March 10-12, Calmar, Iowa.

Western Canada Dairy Seminar, March 10-13, Red Deer, Alberta.

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

• Precision Technology in Pasture Dairy Webinar, March 11.

5th annual Vermont Organic Dairy Producers Conference, March 11, Randolph Center, Vt.

Alabama Forage Focus webinar, March 11.

5th annual Wisconsin Ag Women’s Summit, March 13-14, Middleton, Wis.

Ohio State University Small Farms/Expansion Options Conference, March 13-14, Wilmington, Ohio

Michigan 4-H Dairy Conference, March 13-15, Tustin, Mich.

Indiana Livestock Forage & Grain Forum (including Indiana Dairy Producers annual meeting, March 16, Indianapolis, Ind.

Cornell Herd Health Nutrition Conferences, March 17 (Syracuse, NY) and March 19 (Essex, Vt.)

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

PRO-DAIRY and Northeast Agribusiness & Feed Alliance Herd Health & Nutrition Conference, March 17, Liverpool, N.Y.

Pennsylvania CDE Building the Bridge to Dairy Farm Family Transition workshop, March 17, East Pearl, Pa.

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.

Cornell Extension Winter Dairy Management Workshops on Milk Components, March 18 (Carthage) and March 20 (Malone), N.Y.

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

PRO-DAIRY and Northeast Agribusiness & Feed Alliance Herd Health & Nutrition Conference, March 19, Essex Junction, Vt.

Washington Dairy Speaker Series: Advances in calf care, March 19, Lynden, Wash.

Northwest Illinois Dairy Update meeting, March 19, Stockton, Ill.

Northeast Iowa Dairy Foundation annual meeting, March 20, Calmar, Iowa.

• Accelerated Genetics Leadership Conference, March 20-22, Warrens, Wis.

Central Plains Dairy Expo, March 24-26, Sioux Falls, S.D.

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

DairyeXNET Webinar: Proper dryoff procedures to prevent new infections and cure exisiting cases of mastitis, March 24.

Michigan Milk Producers Association Milker Training School, March 24, Decker, Mich.

WUD Dairy Leader Program application deadline, March 31.

Dairy Calf and Heifer Association annual conference, March 31-April 1, Middleton, Wis.

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

 

APRIL

Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin Transition Cow Workshops, April 7 (Appleton); April 8 (Fennimore); & April 9 (Ea Claire), Wis.

Indiana Milk Quality Conference, April 7-8, Fort Wayne, Ind.

Cow Health in Pasture Based Dairies Webinar, April 8.

Alabama Forage Focus webinar, April 8.

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.

Michigan Milk Producers Association Milker Training School, April 14 (Manchester); April 29 (Stephenson); and April 30 (Rudyard), Mich.

Washington Dairy Speaker Series, April 16, Lynden, Wash.

Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference, April 20-22, Fort Wayne, Ind.

• American Feed Industry Association "Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points Training for the Animal Food Industry" safety course, April 21-22, Des Moines, Iowa.

• American Feed Industry Association "FAMI-QS Awareness in Feed Safety Program: Solutions for the Specialty Feed and Mixture Industry", April 23-24, Des Moines, Iowa.

2015 ADPI/ABI Annual Conference, Apr 26-28, Chicago, Ill.

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

Michigan Milk Producers Association Milker Training Schools, April 29 (Stephenson) & April 30 (Rudyard), Mich.

Florida Dairy Production Conference, April 29, Gainsville, Fla.

UW-Extension Dairy Team Wisconsin Dairy Well-Being Conference, April 30, Kimberly, WI

National Workshop for Dairy Economists and Policy Analysts, April 30-May 1, Portland, Ore.

 

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.

Alabama Forage Focus webinar, May 13.

New York State Veterinary Conference, May 15-17, Rye Brook, N.Y.

Alltech “Rebelation” Week, May 16-20, Lexington, Ky.

 

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

 

JUNE

Dairy Producers of New Mexico annual convention/trade show/golf tournament, June 4-6, Ruidoso, N.M.

4-State Dairy Nutrition & Management Conference, June 10-11, Dubuque, Iowa

Alabama Forage Focus webinar, June 10.

• 9th Global Dairy Congress, June 23-25, Amsterdam

Precision Dairy Farming Conference, June 24-25, Rochester, Minn.

American Jersey Cattle Association and National All Jersey, Inc. annual meetings, June 24-27,  East Peoria, Ill.

 

 

JULY

Alabama Forage Focus webinar, July 8.

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

Dairy Environmental Systems & Climate Adaptation Conference and Tours, July 29-31, Ithaca, N.Y.

 

SEPTEMBER

Alabama Forage Focus webinar, Sept. 9.

American Feed Industry Association Liquid Feed Symposium, Sept. 15-17, Minneapolis, Minn.

World Dairy Expo, Sept. 29-Oct. 3, Madison, Wis.

 

OCTOBER

Alabama Forage Focus webinar, Oct. 14.

 

NOVEMBER

Southeast Quality MIlk Initiative annual meeting, Nov. 3-5, Russellville, Ky.

Alabama Forage Focus webinar, Nov. 11.

2015 Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council Annual Meeting, Nov. 11-13, Buffalo, N.Y.