California Dairy Management Seminars Seminars will be delivered in English and Spanish. The goal of the California Dairy Management Seminars is to provide science-based information and discussion on topics contributing to the success and profitability of dairy operations in California. February’s seminars sponsored by: February 24, 2015 – Orland, CA February 25, 2015 – Modesto, CA February 26, 2015 – Tulare, CA UC Cooperative Extension OfficeGlenn County UCCE Stanislaus UC Davis VMTRC Harvest Hall Consumer Education Pavilion 821 E. South Street – Orland, CA 3800 Cornucopia Way–Modesto, CA 18830 Rd. 112 – Tulare, CA Local Contact: Betsy Karle Local Contact: Jennifer Heguy Local Contact: Noelia Silva-del-Rio (530) 865-1156 (209) 525-6800 (559) 688-1731 [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] English Session: 10:30 AM—12:00 PM Lunch: 12:00 PM (for both sessions) Spanish Session: 12:30 PM—2:00 PM SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS Variation in TMR Preparation and Delivery on California Dairies Discussion of how the formulated and fed rations differ on farm, with suggestions of practices to improve the feeding process and reduce variability in fed rations. Presented by: Noelia Silva-del-Rio, DVM, PhD—UCCE Vet Med Extension Dairy Specialist Understanding the Importance of Dry Matter and On-Farm Analysis Options Basic discussion of the concept of dry matter for feeders: why it’s important when mixing rations, and demonstration of different on-farm analysis methods. Presented by: Betsy Karle, UCCE Dairy Advisor – Northern Sacramento Valley (Orland location) Jennifer Heguy, UCCE Farm Advisor - Merced, Stanislaus & San Joaquin Counties (Modesto/Tulare locations) *Presentations will be given separately in English and Spanish* [Type text] Seminars are offered free of charge. Pre-registration is appreciated to guarantee your handouts and meal. Pre-register by phone (530-865-1107) or email ([email protected]).
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