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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

The Great Dairy Journey

Saturday, March 10, 2012
Everyone is welcome to come!

Important Info

  • Participants must register by March 5, 2012
  • Box lunches will be provided for everyone
  • Wear suitable clothes for the occasion
  • To register/ask questions, contact Sarah Dillon at (517) 398-1521

The Journey

We will be visiting 2 dairy farms; The New Flavo and DenningSon's Farm.  During the journey, we will learn about their parlors:  advantages and disadvantages.  Also, how their farms are run, and any other unique qualities.

The day will start off with everyone meeting at the Poling's house at 9:30.  We will then travel to The New Flavo, where we will eat lunch.  Our journey will end at Steve Denning's farm.

The New Flavo

This is the larger farm out of the 2
It has a Carousel Milking Parlor
The farm milks about 2500 cows

The DenningSon's Farm

This is the small farm out of the 2
It has newly installed solar panels
They have around 300 cows