Forward TogetHER National Conference Registration Now OPEN

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Dairy Girl Network announced that their online registration for the Forward TogetHER National Conference is now open! You can register here.

The conference, presented by Diamond V, will be at the Warehouse Hotel at the Nook in Manheim, Pennsylvania this November 6th-8th, 2018.

This event brings together dairywomen, both producers and industry members, to learn, grow and recharge their batteries. Our conference focuses on personal and professional development to help you learnlead and succeed in your daily dairywomen journey on the farm, at home and throughout our industry.

There will be over 25 speakers on topics from transition planning, calf care, animal welfare, managing people and even mental health.

Register today for early discounts! The early-bird special rate of $139 per person for three days of events will last until May 31st. Register early to get the best discount here.

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Join Us for a Webinar 4/20/18- Milk Quality Matters

Limited seats are available online. Register by 11:59pm CST on Thursday, April 19th.

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Milk Quality Matters: Improving Udder Health on Your Farm

The webinar will be presented by Dr. Michele Barrett, DVM, Dairy Technical Services for Zoetis, Friday, April 20th, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. CST | 1:00 p.m. EST | 11:00 a.m. MST | 10:00 a.m. PST

Milk Quality and udder health are critical to the profitability of dairy farms, and the impact goes beyond quality premiums. Both clinical and subclinical disease can result in poor performance and therefore it is essential to continually monitor the effectiveness of your udder health management program. In this webinar, Dr. Barrett will briefly review the overall impact of udder health on animal health and economic outcomes, the importance of setting goals for milk quality and tools to help you achieve those goals on your farm. 


$10 DGN programming fee (login instructions will be provided in e-mail confirmation before the webinar).


Call in, watch online OR listen when you can! We will now be recording and holding all webinars for one month for members to watch when it suits them! You must still register by the deadline below to watch this webinar live or on your own time. 



This topic, speaker and WebEx hosting is brought to you by Zoetis.


Dairy Girl Network Enhance offers resources to dairywomen without leaving the farm.

Wisconsin Event on 4/11/18

Please pre-register by April 9th by clicking here!

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Will you be at the Dairy Calf and Heifer Association (DCHA) Conference in Milwaukee, WI on April 11th? Join Dairy Girl Network for a light dinner and an evening of camaraderie, fun and networking with other dairywomen!

This event is for all women involved with any part of dairy – whether as a calf feeder, dairy owner, marketing or sales consultant servicing dairy farms or cheese producers, veterinarian, researchers, etc. If there is a dairy cow involved in what you do, you’re invited!

Join other dairywomen for heavy appetizers and to unwind and talk about your lives involving dairy farming.  Come learn more about the fast growing Dairy Girl Network and programs available to you!

Event ticket price is $25 and includes a light dinner and a DGN special gift. Join us at Potawatomi Hotel and Casino in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on April 11, 2018 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Please pre-register by April 9th by clicking here, but walk-ins are welcome!

South Dakota Event on 3/28/18

Please pre-register by March 21st by clicking here!

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Will you be at Central Plains Dairy Expo in Sioux Falls, SD on March 28th? Join Dairy Girl Network for lunch and an afternoon of camaraderie, fun and networking with other dairywomen!

This event is for all women involved with any part of dairy – whether as a calf feeder, dairy owner, marketing or sales consultant servicing dairy farms or cheese producers, veterinarian, researchers, etc. If there is a dairy cow involved in what you do, you’re invited!

Join other dairywomen for lunch and to unwind and talk about your lives involving dairy farming.  Come learn more about the fast growing Dairy Girl Network and programs available to you!

Event ticket price is $20 and includes lunch and a DGN special gift. Join us for lunch at the Sioux Falls Conference Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota on March 28, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Please pre-register by March 21st by clicking here, but walk-ins are welcome!

Join Us for a Webinar on 3/16/18- Preparing for Planting Season

Limited seats are available online. Register by 11:59pm CST on Thursday, March 15th.

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Preparing for Planting Season- learn how to scout your fields early and ways on how to improve the yield and quality of your corn silage. 

The webinar will be presented by Jon Erickson, Mycogen Seeds Commercial Agronomist in Wisconsin and Minnesota, Friday, March 16th, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. CST | 1:00 p.m. EST | 11:00 a.m. MST | 10:00 a.m. PST

Did you know that planting is the most critical time to establish a successful corn silage crop? Tune into this month’s webinar to learn more about ways that you can improve the yield and quality of your corn silage crop by preparing for planting. Plus get some tips on how to scout your fields early in the growing season to identify issues before they start. Remember: you only get one chance to plant your fields, this program is designed to help you learn how to do it the right way.


$10 DGN programming fee (login instructions will be provided in e-mail confirmation before the webinar).


Call in, watch online OR listen when you can! We will now be recording and holding all webinars for one month for members to watch when it suits them! You must still register by the deadline below to watch this webinar live or on your own time. 



This topic and speaker brought to you by Mycogen. WebEx hosting is brought to you by Zoetis.


Dairy Girl Network Enhance offers resources to dairywomen without leaving the farm.

New York Event on 3/7/18

Please pre-register by clicking here!

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Will you be at Northeast Dairy Producers Association (NEDPA) conference in Liverpool, NY on March 7th? Join Dairy Girl Network for an evening of camaraderie, fun and networking with other dairywomen!

This event is for all women involved with any part of dairy – whether as a calf feeder, dairy owner, marketing or sales consultant servicing dairy farms or cheese producers, veterinarian, researchers, etc. If there is a dairy cow involved in what you do, you’re invited!

Following the NEDPA dinner reception, join other dairywomen to unwind and talk about your lives involving dairy farming.  Come learn more about the fast growing Dairy Girl Network and programs available to you!

Event ticket price is $15 and includes snacks, beverages and a DGN special gift. Join us after the dinner at the Holiday Inn Syracuse/Liverpool in Liverpool, New York on March 7, 2018 from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Please pre-register by clicking here but walk-ins are welcome!

Join us for a Webinar on 2/16/18 – Diagnosing Respiratory Problems in Calves with Ultrasound

Limited seats are available online. Register by 11:59pm CST on Thursday, February 15th.

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Diagnosing Respiratory Problems in Calves with Ultrasound- using thoracic ultrasound to monitor lung health and assist management decisions.

The webinar will be presented by Dr. Theresa Ollivett, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, University of Wisconsin- Madison School of Veterinary Medicine, Friday, February 16th, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. CST | 1:00 p.m. EST | 11:00 a.m. MST | 10:00 a.m. PST

Respiratory disease is a very common cause of poor performance in dairy calves and heifers. Subclinical pneumonia significantly contributes to poor respiratory health and can only be identified calf-side on the farm by using thoracic ultrasound. In this webinar, Dr. Olivett will briefly review why lung ultrasonography is necessary for a thorough understanding of lung health in your calves, how it works, and how best to implement this technology on your farm.


$10 DGN programming fee (login instructions will be provided in e-mail confirmation).


Call in, watch online OR listen when you can! We will now be recording and holding all webinars for one month for members to watch when they can! You must still register by the deadline below to watch this webinar live or on your own time. 



WebEx hosting is brought to you by Zoetis.


Dairy Girl Network Enhance offers resources to dairywomen without leaving the farm.

Pennsylvania Event on 2/21/18

Please pre-register by clicking here!

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Will you be at PA Dairy Summit in State College, PA on February 21st? Join Dairy Girl Network for an evening of camaraderie, fun and networking with other dairywomen!

This event is for all women involved with any part of dairy – whether as a calf feeder, dairy owner, marketing or sales consultant servicing dairy farms or cheese producers, veterinarian, researchers, etc. If there is a dairy cow involved in what you do, you’re invited!

Following the PA Summit’s evening dinner and dessert reception, join other dairywomen to unwind and talk about your lives involving dairy farming.  Come learn more about the fast growing Dairy Girl Network and programs available to you!

Event ticket price is $10 and includes snacks, beverages and a DGN special gift. Join us after the dinner in the Mount Nittany Suite, Rm 550, at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center in State College, Pennsylvania on February 21, 2018 from 9:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Please pre-register by clicking here but walk-ins are welcome!

California Event on 2/13/18

Please pre-register by February 9th by clicking here!

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Will you be at World Ag Expo in Tulare, CA on February 13th? Join Dairy Girl Network for an afternoon of camaraderie, fun and networking with other dairywomen!

This event is for all women involved with any part of dairy – whether as a calf feeder, dairy owner, marketing or sales consultant servicing dairy farms or cheese producers, veterinarian, researchers, etc. If there is a dairy cow involved in what you do, you’re invited!

You are invited for lunch and the opportunity to connect with other dairywomen. Come learn more about the fast growing Dairy Girl Network and programs available to you!

Event ticket price is $25 ($30 at the door) and you will receive a DGN special gift and lunch. Join us at the International Agri-Center in the Heritage Complex Conference Dining Room in Tulare, California on February 13, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Please pre-register before February 9th by clicking here!

Dairy Girl Network Announces 2018 National Conference

Save the date! The Dairy Girl Network National Conference will be held in Manheim, Pennsylvania on November 6th-8th, 2018! 

Our first ever conference was held in Minneapolis in November 2016 and was different than other conferences because of the outstanding speakers, but the most amazing thing was the energy. Lots of support, learning, connecting and so much energy. 2018 will be even better, we guarantee it!

Thanks to our chairwoman Kristy Pagel for stepping up once again. And our gratitude to Michelle Philibeck and the entire team at Diamond V for making this possible through their commitment as title sponsor. We are working on confirming agenda and speakers now, email Renee with any ideas you have! Otherwise, stay tuned for more updates!

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