Learn transition and animal health tips from an expert USA organic vet – March 2018
Dr Paul Dettloff is the most senior and experienced organic vet in the United States. For the last 25 years he has worked for Organic Valley Dairies, the largest organic dairy cooperative in the world, with 2300 farms. He is on the point of retiring and has brought hundreds of dairy farms onto the Organic Valley truck. His specialised knowledge and approachable style of teaching is unmatched for practical value to farmers. He will teach establishing animal health and production from the soil up, ways to treat health issues and demonstrate how to assess animal health and production from cow vital signs and hair coat. Valuable for both dairy and sheep/beef farmers.
1 March – Fonterra Organic Dairy Conference for suppliers, by invitation only. New Plymouth
5 March – ODPG Workshop, Paterson Farm, 1931 State Highway 27, Patetonga, Waikato 10am to 4pm. $100pp, ODPG members $75. Teas and lunch provided.
8 March – Southern Organics Group Workshop, James Cummings Wing Bld. Gore, Southland 10am to 4pm. $50 pp for non-members, free for SOG members. Teas provided. BYO Lunch.
13 March – ODPG Workshop, Clearview Dairy, 793 Peel Forest Road, Geraldine, Canterbury 10am to 4pm. $100pp, ODPG members $75. Teas and lunch provided.
Registration required by one week in advance. Please email email@example.com to save your space. Bring cash or a cheque on the day.