The event is free for dairy producers, but lunch reservations are required. A fee of $20 is required for non-dairy producers. This will be a good opportunity for producers to learn of several ways to enhance their operations, said Poock.
• Precision dairy opportunities and challenges by Jeffery Bewley of Multimin USA. He also will present a session on compost-bedded pack barn design and management.
• Support calf immune response with Multimin 90 by Dan Tracy of Multimin USA.
• Missouri Dairy Association happenings and sponsor recognition by Dave Drennan, Missouri Dairy Association.
• Managing environmental and contagious mastitis by MU veterinarians John Middleton and Pamela Adkins.
All sessions begin at 9:30 a.m. Commodity specialists, Missouri Corn Merchandising Council, MFA and Select Sires MidAmerica Inc. will provide coffee, milk and pastries. A hot lunch will be served at each session.
Locations and dates:
• Monday, Feb. 19. FCS Financial, 2600 S. Limit Ave., Sedalia. (Note: This is a new location.) Register with the MU Extension Center in Pettis County at 660-827-0591.
• Tuesday, Feb. 20. Springfield Livestock Marketing Center, 6821 W. Independence Drive (Exit 70 off Interstate 44), Springfield. Register with MU Extension dairy specialist Reagan Bluel, 417-847-3161.
• Wednesday, Feb. 21. Missouri State University Fruit Experiment Station, 9740 Red Spring Road, Mountain Grove. Contact MU Extension dairy specialist Ted Probert at 417-547-7539.
• Thursday, Feb. 22. MU Extension Center in Cape Girardeau County, 684 Jackson Trail, Jackson. Contact the extension center at 573-243-3581.
• Friday, Feb. 23. Hagie’s Nineteen, 618 N. Washington Ave., Union. Register with Ken Bolte at 636-583-5141.
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