Tools for Teams’ Workshop Accepting Registrations

3/9/2013 7:00 AM

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State’s Extension Dairy Team is offering a “Tools for Teams” hands-on workshop 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, at the Ag Heritage Center, 185 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg.

The workshop will highlight the use of the Pa. dairy tool, income over feed cost tool, cash flow planning tool, dairy analysis tools and monthly monitor tool to help teams improve success.

Participants can try out tools on their own after the workshop, then access follow-up webinars and conference calls with instructors to ask questions and get more detailed information for their use. Dates for the webinars will be announced.

Instructors will be Lisa Holden, associate professor, Penn State Department of Animal Science; Rob Goodling, Penn State Extension associate; Virginia Ishler, Penn State Extension specialist; and Rebecca White, Penn State research associate.

Cost is $35. Scholarships are available for those willing to share data with instructors. Participants may bring a second person from their business at no additional charge. Pre-registration is necessary by calling 888-373-7232.

For additional information or questions, contact Holden at 888-373-7232 or lholden<\@>

“Tools for Teams” is made possible through a grant from Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education. This program is eligible for one SmartStart credit from AgChoice Farm Credit.

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