Automated Milking System Workshop

Southwest Tech Farm Business & Production Management is presenting this Automated Milking System Workshop on Tuesday, January 29, 2019, starting at 9:00am with registration and a vendor social. Register online by January 22, 2019 www.swtc.edu/fbpm .

Jouni Pitkarant, Architect, 4dBarn, will present Robot Barn Design Concepts. Jouni is an advisor and architect who has designed more than 700 barns ranging in size from 8-1500 cows. He specialized in dairy barns using AMS technology.

James Salfer, Regional Extension Educator, University of Minnesota Extension will discuss the economics of AMS barns. Jim has led two on-farm research projects on over 80 farms in Minnesota and Wisconsin with milking robots to better understand management factors that affect farm profitability and performance.

For more information, print the Automated Milking System Workshop flyer. To learn more about the event, contact Kory Stalsberg, Farm Business and Production Management at 608-379-4076 or kstalsberg@swtc.edu  or contact Edmund Ruff, Farm Business and Production Management at 608-379-4037 or eruff@swtc.edu .