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MARCH

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 existing cases of mastitis, March 24.

Michigan State University Dairy Reproductive Management workshop, March 24, Zeeland, Mich.

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.

 • Indiana Dairy Youth Conference, April 11, Noblesville, Ind.

Purdue Boilermaker Legacy Sale, April 11, West Lafayette, Ind. 

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

Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin Dairy Facilities Tours, April 14 (Northwest), 15 (Northeast) & 16 (Southwest), Wis.

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.

PDPW Youth Leadership Derby, April 18-19, Waupun, Wis.

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

Agricultural Plastics Recycling Conference & Trade Show, April 19-21, San Diego, Calif.

• 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.

National Organic Standards Board public meeting, April 27-30, La Jolla, Calif.

‘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.

51st Florida Dairy Production Conference, April 29, Gainesville, 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

USDA California federal milk marketing order public outreach meetings, May 5 (Chico), May 6 (Fresno) and May 7 (Palmdale), Calif.

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

Minnesota Dairy Health Nutrition Conference, May 6-8, Minneapolis, Minn.

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

Alabama Forage Focus webinar, May 13.

Holstein Association USA 2015 Judges Conference, May 14, Richmond, Utah.

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

2015 Hay & Forage Expo, June 24-25, Cannon Falls, Minn.

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.

National Mastitis Council (NMC) Regional Meeting, July 28-29, Syracuse, N.Y.

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.

 

 

2016

National Mastitis Council (NMC) 55th Annual Meeting, Jan. 31-Feb. 2, Glendale, Ariz.

Western Canada Dairy Seminar, March 8-11, 2016, Red Deer, Alberta.