For the fourth time this year we held a Dairy Manager School with Dr. Gordie Jones in Europe July 12-14. It was the first time in Denmark. Despite a smaller class size, the success was great! In total 11 people attended the school, which allowed everyone to stay intently involved during their 2.5 days together. During the session we worked on the dairies of Jörn Friis Moller and Martijn Damsteegt with 550 and…

The 2.5-day Alta Dairy Manager Schools have been a tremendous success in the EU, with the two most recent schools held in Italy and Germany in early February 2018. At both schools, Dr. Gordie Jones was the expert presenter and discussion leader on topics surrounding cow comfort and nutrition.   The combination of classroom sessions and interactive, on-farm learning create the ideal atmosphere for dairy managers looking to take their farm's…