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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I-29 Moo University Fall Dairy Tour 2017

Implementing Technology for Farm and Family Success Dairy producers along the I-29 region are invited to attend the “Implementing Technology for Farm and Family Success” tour of South Dakota and Iowa dairies on Monday, November 13, 2017. The tour is sponsored by the I-29 Moo University.

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Quickbooks 101 & 201

Spend two days learning the basics skills of QuickBooks along with running payroll, paying payroll liabilities, creating capital assests, loan accounts and more!

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Transition Cow: Health, Nutrition, and Well-Being, Oh My!

Transition cow health sets your cow up for successful milking and health.  Join us as our speakers discuss health and behavior at this transition cow workshop.

When: November 2, 2017

Location: Gage County Extension Office

                  1115 W. Scott St

                 Beatrice, NE

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Federal Milk Order and Milk Marketing webinar

The quarterly Dairy Tuesday webinar is June 13, 2017 at 10:30 am. Marin Bozic from the University of Minnesota will be discussing the Federal Milk Order and Milk Marketing.

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Dairy Robotics Workshop

Robots are the wave of the future. Dairy producers are considering milking robots, automatic calf feeders, feeding robots, manure pushers and more. If you are considering robots for your farm, this workshop is right for you. Learn from the experts about the economics of milking robots, changes in management with robots, how nutrition of the cow changes, considerations with automatic calf feeders and tour the first dairy in Nebraska to install milking robots.

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Bugs on Your Farm workshop

This one-day workshop will focus on a number of "bugs" on your farm including silage fermentation, rumen microbes, udder health and mastitis, barn ventilation, spores in the milking parlor and more. We will conclude the day with a tour of Thiele Dairy, a dairy that recently expanded their milking herd, built a new milking parlor and put up new freestall barns.

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Risk Management Workshop for Dairy Producers

The Dairy Risk Management Program focuses on developing educations tools to help farmers make better decisions in their business.

The target audience for this risk management workshop include dairy owners, managers and financial personnel. We encourage two people from each dairy to attend, but this is not required. 

Time: 9:00 am - 3:30 pm each day

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What is Your Pregnant Cow Worth?

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.

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