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PDPW Dairy Dialogue Day Tour to Provide Inside Look at High Performing Dairies

July 3, 2017
 
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PDPW Dairy Dialogue Day Tour to Provide Inside Look at High Performing Dairies
Aug. 16 Tours Will Visit Wargo Acres and Blue Star Dairy in South-Central Wisconsin
 
DAIRY NEWS – The Professional Dairy Producers® (PDPW) announce the PDPW Dairy Dialogue Day Tour, a daylong chartered bus tour to visit two high performing dairies and connect with fellow dairy owners and managers.  The tour will be held Wed., Aug. 16, 2017 departing Compeer Financial in Prairie du Sac, Wis., at 9:30 a.m. and return by 3:30 p.m.
 
The tour will be facilitated by Dr. Randy Shaver, professor at UW-Madison and extension dairy nutritionist, and feature stops at two dairy farms in south-central Wisconsin: Wargo Acres, owned and operated by the Carncross family near Lodi, Wis., and Blue Star Dairy, owned and operated by the Meinholz family near Middleton, Wis.
 
Dairy owners and managers who attend will gain new ideas and insights to achieve reproduction goals, optimize calf growth, develop quality genetics, manage high production, and explore different types of stall bedding and comfort.  
 
Space is limited to the first 50 farmer and each day’s tours includes bus travel, refreshments and lunch. To learn more about the PDPW Dairy Dialogue Day Tours and to register, visit www.pdpw.org or 1-800-947-7379.
 
The PDPW Dairy Dialogue Day Tour is an accredited training and offers up to 4.0 Dairy AdvanCE continuing education (CEs) credits for each day.  Dairy AdvanCE is the nation’s go-to resource for continuing education in dairy.  Find vetted trainings from trusted education providers, track and manage CE credits, and report your CEs through a secure transcript.  Subscribe and learn more at www.DairyAdvance.org or watch the video.
 
Professional Dairy Producers (PDPW) is the nation's largest dairy producer-led organization of its kind, focusing on producer professionalism, stakeholder engagement and unified outreach to share ideas, solutions, resources and experiences that help dairy producers succeed."
 
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