January -- April, 2010
Animal Health: “Tools to
Navigate the Fresh Cow Storm”
Date: February 2 -- March 4
Time: 9:30 a.m. -- 2:30.
Michigan State University Extension Dairy Team holds its 2010 Winter Dairy meeting at the following locations:
Feb. 2 Escanaba, Feb. 3 Alpena, Feb. 4 West Branch, Feb. 16 Cadillac, Feb. 17 Mt. Pleasant, Feb. 18 Bad Axe, Mar. 2 St. Johns, Mar. 3 Hillsdale, and Mar. 4 Grand Rapids.
For inquiries, contact:
Phone: 989-826-1160, Cell: 989-387-5346
Eighth Annual Great Lakes
Regional Dairy Conference
Date: Feb. 11-13
location: Bavarian Inn Lodge & Conference Center, Frankenmuth, MI.
For more, visit www.glrdc.msu.edu, or contact
Megghan Honke, firstname.lastname@example.org
517-432-1555, ext. 229.
Annie’s Project Geared to Farm Women’s Needs
Date: January 18 - April 6
Locations: Imlay City, Bad Axe, Upper Peninsula, Central Michigan, Alpena, Benton Harbor, and McBain.
Annie’s Project will be offered at seven locations in Michigan this winter. All programs include six weekly sessions followed by a 3-hour program. Topics include Human Resources and Risk Management.
For more information, call Marilyn Thelen, MSU Extension, at 989-227-6454 or email@example.com. Also visit the Annie’s Project website for additional information at www.extension.iastate.edu/annie.
Though rare, this disease is very important.
This update builds on earlier one on BLV.
A demonstration project examines storm water runoff filter strip.
Proper Disposal of Dead Animals
An expose´ of the Bodies of Dead Animals Act.
Over $90,000 awarded to dairy students.
Outreach & Education at KBS
Past, present & future opportunities at KBS.
Update on AgJOBS
Latest on Agjob opportunities.
Cow Management Report (DHI-403)
Summary of 2009 Dairy Herd Information report.
Genetic Base Changes
January 2010 update on U.S. genetic evaluations.
Fat Mobilization, Transition Cows
Linking increases in blood lipid with metabolic diseases.
In Life's Harder Times
Offering survival tips in the current harsh economic climate.
Events of the season.
Great Lakes Conference
Info on the 8th Annual Great Lakes Regional Dairy Conference.
Trends in world dairy markets and the U.S. farm milk price.