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Planning for Profitability in a Changing Dairy Industry workshop

A no cost, one-day program designed for dairy managers and others involved in production agriculture who are facing margins in an changing world. 

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Financial Impairment on the Farm webinar

This free webinar will discuss issues producers face during times of financial impairment. Topics will include reorganization options, mediation and Chapter 12 bankruptcy. 

Speakers: Donald Swanson, an attorney with Koley Jessen in Omaha, who has devoted his career to helping clients with financial impairment, bankruptcy issues and mediation and Kristine Tidgren, Director for the Center for Ag Law and Taxation and Adjunct Assistant Professor at Iowa State University. 

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Dairy Margin Coverage Lunch N Learn

Nebraska Extension and the Nebraska State Dairy Association are hosting two Farm Bill Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) Lunch N Learn sessions. Each Lunch N Learn will focus on the dairy related changes and information in the current Farm Bill.

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Silage webinar

Nebraska Extension is hosting a Silage Webinar on August 2, 2019 at 12:00 noon CST.  Dr. Hugo Ramirez-Ramirez, Assistant Professor in Dairy Nutrition and Management at Iowa State University will discuss silage moisture, chop length, inoculants, packing, covering, spoilage and safety during this one-hour webinar.  

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Risk Management Tools Review webinar

A webinar will be hosted by I-29 Moo University at 12 noon on Friday, May 17 to review the Dairy Revenue Protection program and the Dairy Margin Coverage program. Presenters will included Marin Bozic, Assistant Professor in Dairy Foods Marketing Economics, University of Minnesota plus Josh Newton and Cassandra Monger, Compeer.

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Dairy Barn Lighting Webinar

A dairy barn lighting webinar is scheduled for May 23, 2019 at 12:00 pm CST. The webinar is free and no prior registration is needed.  

Dr. Geoffrey E. Dahl from the University of Florida, Gainsville will focus on implementation of photoperiod management throughout the life cycle of dairy cows to improve productivity and health.  Specific areas of coverage include lighting recommendations for growing heifers, dry cows, and lactating cows, and some of the biology behind those recommendations.

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Barn Benchmarks for Your Success

I-29 Moo University is hosting their annual Winter Workshop series, Barn Benchmarks, to be held in five locations throughout the region beginning January 14, 2019. “This workshop series will highlight a number of experts who will focus on topics that will help dairy producers achieve success in 2019,” explained Tracey Erickson, SDSU Extension Dairy Field Specialist who is the program co-chair, along with Kim Clark, Nebraska Extension Dairy Educator.

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Improving Conversations with Your Lender

Time To Visit Your Lender? Things You Should Prepare For Before Walking Into That Meeting The I-29 Moo University is hosting a webinar on Thursday, December 20 that will focus on preparing the information that lenders will ask for. The “Improving Conversations With Your Lender” webinar will outline and explain the banking benchmarks and financial documents that lenders need to evaluate loans. The webinar is scheduled for 60 minutes beginning at 11 a.m. and will include time for questions at the end of the webinar.

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Dairy Revenue Protection (Dairy-RP) Program Webinar

The I-29 Moo University and Minnesota Milk along with the Nebraska State Dairy Association (NSDA) are co-hosting a webinar – Dairy Revenue Protection: How to Make 2019 an Upside-Only Year, to help explain the details of the program and how producers can participate to help influence the outcome of their individual bottom line break-evens.  Dr. Marin Bozic, Assistant Professor in Dairy Foods Marketing Economics in the Department of Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota will be presenting the information on Tuesday, October 23rd from 12:00 p.m.

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I-29 Moo University Winter Workshop Series: From Field to Bunk: Growing and Feeding Dairy Quality Forages

The I-29 Moo University collaboration will be offering their Winter Workshop Series January 8-12, 2018. They encourage all dairy producers, students, stakeholders and industry personnel to attend. The series focus is From Field to Bunk: Growing and Feeding Dairy Quality Forages. The workshop series will take place in five locations including: Mandan, North Dakota; Watertown, South Dakota; Pipestone, Minnesota; Orange City, Iowa and Norfolk, Nebraska.

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