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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.

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