Dairy producers and service industry professionals can learn how the latest university research can help them increase dairy herd profitability, health and productivity next month by attending the 11th annual University of Wisconsin Arlington Ag Station Dairy Day. The event takes place Dec. 12 and is sponsored by the UW-Extension Dairy Team and the UW-Madison Department of Dairy Science.
The program showcases the latest dairy-related research findings from various departments of the UW-Madison College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Some of the topics for the program include: "Intramammary Infection Across the Dry Period"; "Molds and Mycotoxins"; "What can I afford to pay for land?"; "Biology and Effects of Spontaneous Heating in Hay"; and "Putting the Least in Least Cost Rations."
Arlington Dairy Day brochures with registration form, map and program details are available from your county Extension office. The program registration fee is $25 per person if sent by Nov. 30 and $35 per person if sent after that date or paid at the door. The fee includes refreshments, lunch and program proceedings. For more information, call 608-263-3308.