With technology changes and new research findings, it is important that dairy producers learn about this information to make changes on their farm to remain sustainable and profitable. The I-29 Moo University hosted a winter workshop series titled “Hot Topics for Cold Days January 16-20, 2017.”
Dairy producers from across Nebraska attended the Risk Assessment workshop in Lincoln, NE December 8 and 9, 2016 hosted by Nebraska Dairy Extension.
Dr. Gonzalo Ferreira a Dairy Management Extension Specialist from the Department of Dairy Science at Virginia Tech developed the material and led the workshop. The Risk Assessment workshop was a two-day hands-on workshop that gave the general overview of mission statements, cash-flow analysis, balance sheets, break-even costs, and investments.
Nearly 150 dairy producers, veterinarians, dairy consultants, students, collegiate faculty and sponsors were in attendance for the What is Your Pregnant Cow Worth? workshop hosted by I-29 Moo University. This workshop presented one agenda in five states over five days starting in Mandan, ND on January 11, Watertown, SD on January 12, Pipestone, MN on January 13, Orange City, IA on January 14, and concluded in Norfolk, NE on January 15.