STATELINE -- The University of Illinois Extension in partnership with Community Bank will be offering two opportunities for dairy producers and industry professionals to attend the Dairy Roundtable program.
Discussion will be led by U of I Professor of Animal Sciences, Emeritus, Dr. Mike Hutjens and Extension Dairy Specialist Phil Cardoso.
The presentation will include the following topics:
• Strategies with Lower Milk Prices
• Good Feed Buys
• Building on Heifer Growth
• Lessons Learned from the 2012 Drought
• Feeding Questions raised at the Dairy Summit
A roundtable discussion will follow the presentation to allow for questions and comments. Both events are free and will run from 10:30am to 1:30pm. A complimentary lunch will be served, courtesy of Community Bank.
On Wednesday, March 6th, the Stephenson County Roundtable will be held at the Community Bank of Orangeville, 401 S. Church St. in Orangeville. To register, call (815) 235-4125.
On Thursday, March 7th, the JoDaviess County Roundtable will be held at the Warren Community Center, 110 W. Main Street in Warren. To register, call (815) 858-2273.
Pre-registration can also be done online at http://web.extension.illinois.edu/jsw/ for both events.