See how two high-performing dairies operate.
Bus Pick-Up:Fleet Farm West Auto Center325 N. Taylor St., Green Bay9:00 am – 3:30 pm
This is more than a tour!Pick the brains of fellow dairy farmers.Engage in coversations that will allow you towalk away with new ideas and insights.
This chartered bus tour was designed to connect you directly with fellow dairy owners and managers, as we will be visiting two dairy farms in northeast Wisconsin. See and learn about the farm’s daily, short-and long-term management strategies revolving around reproduction goals, optimizing calf growth, genetics and overall production. Advanced registration is required.
Synergy Family Dairy is located in Shawano County where they milk 285 cows. They take pride in their home-bred, high genetic herd. They focus on achieving exceptional growth of their calves gaining 2.25 – 2.5 pounds per day. They recently improved pregnancy rates by over 5 percent.
Betley Family Farms milk 1700 dairy cows near Pulaski, Wis. Learn how this herd averages over 100 pounds of milk per cow per day over five consecutive years. By changing where the youngstock is raised, Betleys are able to grow a better heifer more economically.
Facilitated By:Dr. Randy Shaver, UW Madison, will facilitate discussions with these two dairies as you get a closer look at farm management and practices.
Or Call 800-947-7379Registration fee covers tour and lunch.Limited to the first 50 dairy farmers that register.Member Rate: $60/personNon-Member Rate: $185/person
Thank you to the many PDPW sponsors that support dairy farmers through their generous financial contributions that allow PDPW to execute educational programming. Our list of generous sponsors can be found here.