Events Calendar Archive

January 11, 2011 - January 12, 2011

2011 Grazing Conference

Dairy Farmers of America, Inc.’s (DFA) 2011 Grazing Conference will feature a dynamic lineup of producers and industry experts sharing their strategies, tips and tricks for sustaining high-performance, pasture-based dairies.

Approximately 250 producers and agribusiness professionals are expected to attend the two-day event presented by Dairy Grazing Services (DGS), a wholly owned subsidiary of DFA that provides resources and consulting services to producers interested in pasture-based dairying.

For more information or to register, visit the DGS website.

November 19, 2010 - November 25, 2010

National Farm-City Week

Presidential Proclamation issued for a week in November since 1956, customarily for the week ending with Thanksgiving Day.

November 15, 2010

America Recycles Day

A day to promote recycling and buying recycled products.

November 9, 2010

Tennessee Dairy Grazing Conference

Learn how taking advantage of our region’s landscape and climate can cut your input costs at the Tennessee Dairy Grazing Conference, hosted by Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. (DFA) and Tennessee Farmers Cooperative. The conference features cooperative and university experts in pasture-based dairying, as well as producers who are successfully using this model of dairy farming.

Topics include creating a profitable dairy grazing system, picking the right grass species, feeding grazing cows correctly, using a grazing wedge and ration balancing. A trade show also runs from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with vendors specializing in products for pasture-based dairies.

There is no charge to attend, and lunch is complimentary.

To register, contact Tom Bible, TFC agronomist, at (423) 278-6113 or Tina Smith of DFA at 1-800-735-6455, extension 8622.