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Dairy Goat Herd Management Academy

2021 Dairy Goat Academy

2021 Dairy Goat Academy

Canceling Face-to-Face Academy Events

Due to low enrollment we will be cancelling the face-to-face portion of the Dairy Goat Academy and Keeping/Enhancing the virtual portion.

The 2021 Dairy Goat Academy will be kicked off September 24th with a keynote presented virtually! This will be the start of the month long virtual event.


Enrollment opens August 1, 2021 With a Virtual Academy Fee of $75


Keynote Kicks Off At 9 AM Live With 2 Presentations!

9:00 AM
Welcome and Keynote Presentation: Chilton Dairy: Raising Goats in America’s Dairyland
10:00 AM
PR in AG, or, more accurately, "My Grandparents Didn't Need a P.R. Person ... Why Do I?" -Avi Stern, Director of Public Affairs for Milk Source LLC
Will be recorded and added virtually.
New Addition
Meat Goat Farm Virtual tour of a commercial grain-free pastured meat goat herd- Cherrie Nolden,1dr Acres Farm

More Presentations

  • Larissa McKenna, Humane Farming Program Director, Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT); and Kara Shannon, senior manager of the Farm Animal Welfare program at the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) - Guide to Animal Welfare Certifications 101
  • Paula Menzies, Professor Emerita, University of Guelph - Dairy Goat Udder Health
  • Paula Menzies, Professor Emerita, University of Guelph - Biosecurity on Your Goat Operation
  • Kickapoo Valley Dairy Goats Virtual Farm Tour
  • Morgan Allen, Nutritionist for Big Gain - Mineral, What do my Goats Need and How Much
  • Hernan Baldasare, Principal, Reproductive Solutions for Small Rumianants + Senior Researcher, McGill University - Multiple Ovulation and Embryo Transfer (MOET) in Goats
  • Cherrie Nolden, 1 dr Acres Farm - Selecting and Training your Guard Dog
  • Katherine Marchetto, Veterinary Population Medicine, University of Minnesota - Meningeal Worms and their Life Cycles
  • Farm Tour Boot Jack Boer Goats
  • VIMCO Goat Mastitis Vaccine​

Platinum Sponsorships:

Premier One Sheep and Goat Supplies

Premier One Logo

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