We will be touring top management family dairy farms of different breeds, facilities and management objectives. On the first day, we will tour Lyon’s Jerseys at Toledo, Iowa, Diamond-V Headquarters plant in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and Reuter Dairy, a six hundred cow Registered Holstein farm at Peosta, IA.
Day 2: We will start with a tour of Stempfle Dairy, another six hundred cow Registered Holstein Farm at Maynard, IA followed by a visit to Langreck Dairy at West Union, IA; with two milking robots. The final stop after lunch will be at the Mashek’s Hilltop Acres Brown Swiss farm at Calmar, IA.
The cost of the trip is $50/ person registration, which includes the bus trip and all meals. You will be responsible for your hotel room cost at the Comfort Inn at Dyersville, IA. (563-875-7700)
We will start the trip at 7 AM on November 14, leaving from Zumbrota, MN public parking on the east side of town by the VFW. We will also have a stop at the Americinn at the Rochester Airport to pick up additional riders. We will return back to Zumbrota by 6 PM on Wednesday evening, the 15th.
For more information on this interesting tour, call: Jim Paulson, 507-251-4694 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Make registration by November 10 to MN Dairy Initiatives SE and send to:
MN Dairy Initiatives SE
6540 65th ST NE • Rochester, MN 55906-1911