2017 Delmarva Dairy Day

Thursday, February 16, 2017     9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Hartly Fire Hall

In the morning session Julio Correal from Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition will give an update on Milk Quality and Udder Health – Understanding Udder Physiology.  This unique learning opportunity will also include the dissection of an udder from a previously lactating cow.  A hot lunch will be served by the Ladies Auxiliary along with UD Creamery ice cream.  The afternoon will begin with Ev Thomas from Oak Point Agronomics and he will talk about Low Lignin Alfalfa and Alfalfa Management.  Ev Thomas will also discuss Fertility Management for Corn Silage Crops.  Rounding out the program will be Nicole McNeil of Pennsylvania Certified Organic speaking about Transitioning to Organic Dairying.  Participants will have the opportunity to visit with dairy industry vendors throughout the day

1.0 NM credits being offered with the potential to earn an additional 0.5 CEU’s for turning in a manure sample and 0.5 for turning in your Nutrient Management Annual Report.

RSVP to Dan Severson severson@udel.edu or (302) 831-8860 by February 6th