Managing for the Best and Planning for the Worst on Dairies
Tuesday, November 14, 2023
SwissLane Farms, 12877 84th St SE, Alto, MI 49302
9:00 am Registration (granola, yogurt, milk and coffee provided)
9:30 am Panel: What I learned by transitioning to multi-site dairy management Lotte De Saegher-Peet, De Saegher Dairy
John Douglas, Catalpadale Dairy Ltd.
Brian Houin, Homestead Dairy
10:30 am Does an indoor feed center make sense?
Tiago Barros, RP Nutrients
11:10 am Crisis Planning for Dairy Farms
Jolene Griffin and Jeremy Werth, United Dairy Industry of Michigan
11:30 am Lessons from the East Palestine train derailment
Haley Shoemaker, Ohio State University, and
Karen Chou, Michigan State University
12:00 pm Lunch (provided on site)
1:00 pm Discussion with SwissLane Dairy team and tour of the farm
3:00 pm Adjourn
REGISTRATION DETAILS: Limited to first 120 people to register, $60/person; register at Eventbrite (click here) by November 7th, 2023.