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MOO U: There is no fee to attend the Dairy Barn Benchmarks for Success workshop.

I-29 Moo U dairy workshop to be held Jan. 15

I-29 Moo University workshop Jan. 15 in Brookings, S.D., will focus on dairy barn benchmarks for success.

“Dairy Barn Benchmarks for Success” is the title of the I-29 Moo University’s Winter Workshop in Brookings, S.D., on Jan. 15. It will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Swiftel Center in conjunction with the Midwest Dairy’s and South Dakota Dairy Producers’ annual meeting.

The agenda is:

• 9:30 a.m. — Registration and Refreshments

• 10:00 a.m. — Ventilation Benchmarks for Lactating Cows; Kevin Janni — University of Minnesota

• 10:30 a.m. — Roundtable discussion; Led by I-29 Moo University faculty — Impacts on the cows & employees

• 11:00 a.m. — Bedding & Stall Benchmarks; Kim Clark, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

• 11:30 a.m. — Roundtable discussion; Led by I-29 Moo University faculty — Impacts on the cows & employees

• 12:00 p.m. — Lunch & Updates

• 1:15 p.m. — Barn & Pen Design Benchmarks; Jim Salfer, University of Minnesota

• 1:45 p.m. — Roundtable discussion; Led by I-29 Moo University faculty — Impacts on the cows & employees

• 2:15 p.m. — Hot Wash & Wrap-up

• 2:30 p.m. — SDDP annual meeting

There is no fee to attend this workshop thanks to our supporting dairy associations and industry sponsors. Pre-registration is requested online to attend.

Source: SDSU

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