Extension Foundation Online Campus
Grass-fed dairy is of growing interest and this online course will walk
you through unique aspects of this production system and as well as
practical considerations before starting a transition. Presented by the
University of Vermont Extension Northwest Crops and Soils Program, the online course will
include recordings of presentations and other educational resources.
Risk Management associated with use of Automatic Milking and Feeding systems (Robots) for Western Dairies.
Dairy farms have increasingly been adopting automatic robotic machines for their production process and learning (more) about them is useful and beneficial. This workshop will cover two main areas (Automatic Milking Systems -AMS and Automatic Calf/Feeder Systems -ACS) with the following subtopics: Evaluation Process, Financial Analysis and Analyzing different Scenarios.
This course was originally presented in person in November 2020. It presents a detailed discussion of the requirements of the Dairy General Waste Discharge Requirement issued by the North Coast (R1) Regional Water Quality Control Board in August 2020.
This online course is the second part of the core water quality education required for the CDQAP Environmental Stewardship Certification Program. This is a nine-segment course. You may proceed through the segments at your own pace. All segments do NOT have to be completed in one sitting.To successfully complete the core water quality stewardship short course, one individual involved in the day-to-day management decisions of the dairy must complete the entire course (Part I and Part II). All education requirements must be completed before an onsite evaluation can be scheduled.
This online course is the first half of the core water quality stewardship short course.
To successfully complete the core water quality stewardship short course, one individual involved in the day-to-day management decisions of the dairy must complete the entire course - both Parts 1 and 2.