SOUTHWEST DAIRY DAY
October 18th, 2023. Bovina, TX
Booths and the main gathering area will be at 1098 SH-86 Bovina, TX 79009 (2 miles East of Bovina, 34.524126, -102.850729). Participants will be transported by bus to tour Del Rio Dairy. Topics will include anaerobic digesters and automation in rotary milking parlors. If you have any questions please reach out to Drs. Juan Pineiro (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Jennifer Spencer (email@example.com).
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MORE INFORMATION BELOW:
Disease Prevention in Dairy Cattle
Please find below videos number 4, 5, and 6 of a series of videos regarding preventing diseases during the periparturient period of dairy cows with a special focus on metritis. Stay tuned as more videos are released!
“Biochar because Manure Happens”
Below is the link for the YouTube recording of the webinar held on March 17th from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm. Please reach out to the presenters or Dr. Jennifer Spencer at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
“Don’t be afraid of technology”
These YouTube videos are proudly presented by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension and discuss robotic milkers and technologies.
VIDEO 1: Mr. Adam Wolf is a 4th generation dairy farmer and is the owner and operator of Wolf’s Legendairy. Mr. Wolf is interviewed by Dr. Jennifer Spencer an Extension Dairy Specialist with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension and he explains what considerations and challenges he faced when transitioning to robotic milking systems.
VIDEO 2: Dr. Juan Pineiro, an Extension Dairy Specialist for Texas A&M AgriLife Extension interviews Dr. Fernanda Ferreira and Camila Lage with UC Davis about the current research they are conducting about robotic dairies in the U.S.