Wow, 22 years of Dairy Cow College. Shortly after my transition into the Extension dairy specialist role, I assessed needs and delivery methods. From that effort, this program emerged. Since that time, information has reached your family in increasingly high-tech ways, but the face-to-face cow college circuit has withstood the test of time.
Here is this year’s Dairy Cow College schedule:
- Feb. 2 Linton, KEM Electric Cooperative, 107 S. Broadway
- Feb. 3 Dickinson, Ramada Grand Dakota Lodge, 32 15th St. W.
- Feb. 4 New Salem, Youth Building, Morton County Fairgrounds
- Feb. 5 Valley City, Ag Country Farm Credit Services, 220 Winter Show Road S.W.
Registration and coffee at 10:30 a.m., program 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. local time This program is a joint NDSU Extension Service and Midwest Dairy Association (MDA) educational effort in cooperation with the local county Extension officesmand North Dakota State University’s Department ofmAnimal Sciences. It will include MDA promotionalmhighlights, American Dairy Association and Milk
Producers Association local district meetings,mcurrent dairy production and management topics,mand a dairy issues dialogue.
The guest speaker this year is David Carlson, dairymtechnical consultant at Elanco in Waukesha, Wis.mOriginally from North Dakota and formerly with Milk Products LLC, Carlson is another successful NDSU Animal Sciences graduate who has chosen to work in the dairy industry.