Dairy Heifer Grazing Tour
Event Dates
  • 08/08/2018 9:30 am - 6:30 pm
Event Description

Join us on a bus tour to visit two large-scale dairies in Northeast Wisconsin.  Tauchen  Harmony Valley Dairy and Vande Wettering Farms, LLP, will host and discuss their different approaches to grazing heifers.  Come and learn why these  farms chose to raise their heifers on grass and the economic and health benefits they are experiencing. Matt Akins, UW– Madison Dairy Management Specialist and Heidi Johnson, Dane County UW– Extension Crop and Soil Educator will be on hand to answer questions. 

Lunch will be provided.

Location

Bus will depart the American Center Park & Ride at 9:30 am.

Park and Ride: American Center Lot, 5601 Eastpark Blvd, Madison, WI 53718

 

Contact
For more information contact Marie Raboin, Conservation Specialist (608) 224-3742 or email Raboin.Marie@countyofdane.com

Categories:

Agriculture/Field Day