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2010 Virtual Farm Tours at World Dairy Expo

May 12, 2010
By: Jim Dickrell, Dairy Today Editor
 
 
 
Visit dairies from across the United States without leaving World Dairy Expo 2010. Free tours will be presented daily, Tuesday through Saturday, September 28 – October 2, in the Mendota 1 meeting room in the Exhibition Hall. Managers will present a half-hour pictorial view of their operation, including general operation information and highlights of exceptional management practices. Time for questions and discussion will follow. The tours will be available for viewing on World Dairy Expo's website after the show.
 
Visit www.worlddairyexpo.com for more information about the operations featured at this year's show. Tour hosts include:
 
Valley-Drive Holsteins, LLC, Campbellsport, Wisconsin
Managed by Jeff & Merlene Hayes family and Daryl Winter
200 Milking – Adaptation Leads to Longevity
Sponsored by: Structures Unlimited LLC
 
Stewart Farms Inc., Nampa, Idaho
Managed by Joe, Jere, Jim & Marcella Stewart
630 Milking – Innovative Reproductive Tools
Sponsored by: Semex
 
Clover Patch Dairy, Millersburg, Ohio
Managed by Alan & Sharon Kozak
420 Milking – Grazing Benefits
Sponsored by: American Jersey Cattle Association
 
Ripp's Dairy Valley, Dane, Wisconsin
Managed by Gary, Troy & Chuck Ripp and families
860 Milking/Managing Transition Cows
Sponsored by: AgSource Cooperative Services
 
University of Minnesota Teaching & Research Facility, St. Paul, Minnesota
130 Milking – A Research Dairy Herd
Sponsored by: Quality Liquid Feeds
 
Cycle Farm, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
Managed by Bill, Clarice, Jacob, Tony & Moriah Brey
240 Milking – Family Succession
Sponsored by: Grow Wisconsin Dairy Team
 
Royal Farms Dairy, Garden City, Kansas
Managed by Kyle Averhoff & the Irsik Family
6150 Milking – Environmental Stewards
Sponsored by: Kansas Department of Commerce
 
Sandy Acres Dairy, Elk Mound, Wisconsin
Managed by Jeff & Marie Pagenkopf
480 Milking – Robotic Calf Feeders
Sponsored by: Land O'Lakes Purina Feed
 
World Dairy Expo is an international trade and cattle show for dairy producers. This year's show will take place September 28 through October 2 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wis. For more information, contact World Dairy Expo at 608-224-6455 or visit www.worlddairyexpo.com.
 

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FEATURED IN: Dairy Today - May 2010
RELATED TOPICS: Dairy, Livestock, Events, Milk

 
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