Tennessee Dairy Producers Association
Tools and Strategies For Improving Dairy Cow Nutrition On Your Farm
In 2017, the second educational program offered as part of Master Dairy Producer
will focus on options and strategies for managing nutrition for dairy cattle. Farmers
interested in becoming a certified “Master Dairy Producer” will need to attend 2 of
the various programs offered during 2017. We anticipate this certification will
satisfy the educational component for those intending to apply for the 50% cost
share through the TAEP program.
MEETING LOCATIONS AND DATES
The module will be offered at (please contact the local agent about registering one
week before meeting date):
The module will be offered at:
Lewisburg (Marshall County) – July 10, Russell Catering 220 Water Street,
Lewisburg, TN 37091
McMinnville (Warren County) – July 13, TSU Nursery Research Station,
472 Cadillac Lane, McMinnville, TN 37110
Paris (Henry County) – July 18, Henry County UT Extension Office, 1120
Tyson Ave, Paris, TN 38242
Athens (McMinn County) – July 19, Western Sizzlin, 1804 Decatur Pike,
Athens, TN 37303
Greeneville (Greene County) – July 21, Camp 214 4-H Lane, Greeneville,
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Dairy Producers, Dairy Farm Employees, Professional Consultants, Extension
Educators, and others interested in learning about new options for managing dairy
10:00 am Registration
10:15 am 1) Diet evaluations and how to select better options of feed additives that are available.
Covering some key diet pieces such as macronutrients, energy sources, fiber and protein.
2) UT recent research on stressful environmental factors and how to combat them with
improved nutrition. Crude protein sources and rumen protected amino acids that can
help with heat stress and other environmental stressors. Led by Dr. Agustin Rius.
12:15 pm Lunch (provided)
1:00 pm 2) New concepts for calf feeding – Clay Kesterson and Peter Krawczel
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Tennessee Valley Livestock Conference
DAIRY Program Sponsored by Ag Central CO-OP
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
The Tennessee Valley Livestock Conference will take place on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at Walters State Great Smoky Mountians Expo Center, 1615 Pavilion Drive, White Pine, TN 37890 (Exit 8 off I-81). It is in association with the Tennessee Dairy Producers Association, TN Cattlemen’s Association, NC Cattlemen’s
Association, and VA Cattlemen’s Association.
9:30–10:00 Brady Catob/Delaval Automated Calf feeding
10:05-10:45 Nick Kunkel/Delaval Robotic Milking (VMS)
10:45-11:00 Break - Visit Industry Trade Show
11:00-11:30 Rick Elling/JOZ Automated Feed Pusher & Scrappers
11:30-12:00 Alan Brandmeyer/Trioliet Automated TMR Feeding
12:00-1:00 LUNCH—Visit Trade Show
1:00-3:00 Panel Discussion—Jai Templeton, Commissioner of Agriculture, John McClurkin, Water Resource Division, TN Dept of Ag, Shari Meghreblian, Deputy Commissioner of TDEC, and Stefan Maupin, Director of Public Policy TN Farm Bureau Federation
Be Present to Win a DeLaval Hand held cell counter DCC or a DeLaval mini swinging brushMSB!
Contact Eric Risser, AgCentral, 423-368-7753 or 800-467-2150
Stan Butt, TDPA 931-698-0243
Please RSVP to Eric or Stan
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