Category Archives: Dairy News

Winter Silage Program December 18, 2018

Winter Silage Program 10:00am – 2:00pm December 18, 2018 DUBLIN ROTARY BLDG 136 E. BLACKJACK DUBLIN, TX 76446 10:00am – Dr. Jourdan Bell, Extension Agronomist, Amarillo Forage Sorghum Options and Benefits 11:00am – Dr. Ed Bynum, Extension Entomologist, Amarillo Managing Sugar Cane Aphid 12:00pm – Lunch – will be provided 12:30pm – Dr. Jennifer Spencer & Dr. Juan Piñeiro Dairy Specialists Updates 1:00pm – Dr. Jourdan Bell, Extension Agronomist, Amarillo Management and Ensiling grasses for Quality Silage 2 DOPA 2 CEUs – (1 – IPM, 1 – General) Erath,… Read More →

Animal Handling Training – August 7, 2018

ATTN: Dairy owners, managers and employees The Texas AgriLife Extension Offices in Erath, Comanche and Hamilton Counties will host a Dairy Animal Handling Training Tuesday, August 7th 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. Tarleton Dairy Center, 2929 N US Hwy 281, Stephenville   Presentations will be in English and Spanish. Speakers will be Dr. Hagevoort from NMSU and Armando Garcia from NMSU. Topics will include safe and appropriate dairy animal handling techniques and stockmanship skills. Lunch will be provided by Zoetis and refreshments by Dairy Max. Please RSVP by… Read More →

Spring DOPA Training – April 10, 2018

On April 10, 2018, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Erath, Comanche and Hamilton Counties will host a Spring DOPA meeting. It will be held at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center on N. Hwy 281 in Stephenville.   5 DOPA Credits offered! 2 DOPA credits – Morning Session 3 DOPA credits – Afternoon Session Agenda – Morning Session 9:30AM Registration 10:00 Weed Control, Herbicides & Potential Herbicide Residuals in Manure by James Jackson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Range Specialist 11:00 Liability Issues from Herbicide… Read More →

Silage Program – March 17, 2016

    Quality Silage —from harvest to feed March 17, 2016 12 pm – 4 pm Dublin Rotary Building Highway 6, E & N Grafton Street Dublin, TX 2 DOPA Credits offered    

Central Texas Dairy Herdsman Shortcourse

Dairy Herdsman Shortcourse Nov. 13, 2012 10AM – 3 PM Southwest Regional Dairy Center This year the Central Texas Dairy Herdsman Short Course will focus on heifer management and be offered only in Spanish. SPEAKERS: Dr. Juan Romano, DVM, MS, Ph.D from College Station, TX, Associate Professor for the Food Animal Field Services and Large Animal Clinical Sciences at Texas A&M University Dr. Pablo Pinedo, Ph.D.  He serves as an assistant professor focusing on ruminant animal health with Texas A&M AgriLife Research in Amarillo. COST: All program cost and a catered meal… Read More →

Forage Sorghum and Corn Silage Seminar

Forage Sorghum/Corn Silage Seminar 2 hours of DOPA Credit Offered December 20, 2012 10:00 am – noon (catered lunch) Registration begins at 9:30 am Rotary Building in Dublin, TX Hosted by: AgriLife Extension in Erath, Comanche & Hamilton Counties The program “Agronomics of Forage Sorghum and Corn Silage” will be presented by Dr. Travis Miller, Professor, Associate Department Head and Extension Program Leader for Soil and Crop Sciences at Texas A&M University in College Station.  Dr. Miller’s presentation will focus on soil fertility, cropping systems and management strategies… Read More →

Southwest Dairy Day – October 18, 2012

  Make plans to be at Southwest Regional Dairy on October 18, 2012 for Southwest Dairy Day. Hosted by Texas AgriLife Extension Service and Tarleton State University. EDUCATIONAL SEMINARS 10 am 1 DOPA Credit An emerging technology to improve air quality for dairies Dr. Saqib Mukhtar – TX AgriLife Extension Service TX dairy industry update  Mr. Darren Turley – Executive Director of the TX Association of Dairymen KEYNOTE SPEAKERS During Lunch Representative Sid Miller Senator Craig Estes BOOTH EXHIBITS Allied industry displaying their products and latest technology EDUCATIONAL… Read More →