Spanish Dairy Worker Training

Agriculture Agent teaches a group of spanish dairy workersEmployee training is essential for every business, including the dairy operation.  As dairy operations grown and become larger to meet the demand of an ever growing population, there is a need to high more skilled labor to conduct the everyday operations on a farm. One of those tasks include feeding the dairy herd.

UW-Extension Dairy & Livestock Agent Tina Kohlman partnered with CP Feeds and Diamond V to conduct a Spanish TMR (total mixed ration) Feeder training for 26 dairy workers on a local farm.  Participants learned:

  • the fundamentals of the cow’s digestive system
  • silage feed management
  • push out management
  • TMR mixing basics and delivery
  • Maintenance and safety
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