Join us for a Webinar on 6/15/18- Mental Health

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Helping Dairy Farmers through Tough Times

The webinar will be presented by Dr. Michael R. Rosmann, Ph.D., Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. CST | 1:00 p.m. EST | 11:00 a.m. MST | 10:00 a.m. PST

Helping dairy farmers cope well personally during the current difficult economic era is most important, although recent research reports indicate that the health of the animals they care for goes hand in hand with the behavioral health of their caretakers. In this webinar, psychologist/farmer Dr. Michael Rosmann will suggest practices that dairy producers can use to diminish personal and employee stress and to improve herd health.


For the month of June, Dairy Girl Network will be providing this webinar to the industry at no cost. We truly believe that this topic is so important and want as many people as possible to join us for this presentation – women, men, members and non-members. Please help us spread the word throughout the dairy industry and join us! (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. 



WebEx hosting is brought to you by Zoetis.


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

Announcing Growing TogetHER Field Days for Summer 2018

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Dairy Girl Network and Mycogen Seed Announce Growing TogetHER Field Days

Dairy Girl Network and Mycogen Seeds announce four Growing TogetHER Field Days to be held in Michigan, Pennsylvania, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

The Field Days are a hands-on learning event with in-field demonstrations that have been developed specifically to enable dairywomen to be able to go back to their own farm and understand how they can improve their corn silage production. By attending, Dairy Girl Network members and attendees will receive tools and knowledge to identify problems and improve agronomics in their own fields as well as access to a team of agronomy experts willing to help.

The four locations include:

The events will begin with doors opening at 10:30 a.m. The Field Day will begin at 11:00 a.m. and end at 3:00 p.m. The Field Day experience costs $20.00 and includes lunch along with several Dairy Girl Network and Mycogen Seeds swag items.

Please pre-register for your event here or email reneek@dairygirlnetwork.com with questions about the event. Thank you to our sponsor, Mycogen Seeds, for bringing us the Growing TogetHER Field Days program.

Join us for a Webinar on 5/18/18- Employee Management

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Employee Management – Focus on your TEAM: Today, Tomorrow and for the Future

The webinar will be presented by Kristy Pagel, Director of Business Development and Strategic Leadership for GPS Dairy Consulting, LLC, Friday, May 18th, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. CST | 1:00 p.m. EST | 11:00 a.m. MST | 10:00 a.m. PST

How do you get your team to focus, synchronize and execute on the tasks you want them to? Human Resource Management is a critical for all farms. During the webinar, we will navigate the journey of building high performing teams by sharing tips and techniques that you can implement 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. 



WebEx hosting is brought to you by Zoetis.


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

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.