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Read previews or recaps of recent dairy industry meetings, conferences or seminars. Coverage often includes photos and speaker interviews.

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Six different farms were showcased this winter on the BC Dairy Expo Farm Tours. The event took place on a rainy Jan. 29, but that didn’t stop many people from visiting each location.

Progressive Dairy Editor Karen Lee captured photos at several of the farms, including: Gordon Peterson’s farm, Agassiz; Holberg Farm, Agassiz; Mountain Shadow Acres, Rosedale; and Wenlay Dairy Farm, Chilliwack.

Additional stops included Jalyn Farms in Rosedale, as well as Cordine Farms in Agassiz where the visit focused on silage management with technical experts on hand to talk about best management practices.

Click on the slideshow below to see photos of each farm. Photos by Karen Lee.  end mark

The BC Dairy Expo will once again kick off the Pacific Agriculture Show. On Jan. 29, six local farms will be open for visitors to stop in throughout the day. Then, on Jan. 30, the BC Dairy Expo Seminar will take place in the BMO Room at the Tradex Exhibition Centre in Abbotsford, British Columbia.

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From Aug. 20-23, members of Progressive Dairy Operators (PDO) toured dairy farms and other agricultural businesses in eastern Ontario and western Quebec to gather new ideas to bring back to their dairy operations.

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This year’s edition of Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show, the largest farm show in eastern Canada, will feature multiple field demonstrations, speakers and over 750 exhibitors.

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View this slideshow to see the highlights from annual general meetings hosted this past spring for Holstein Canada, Jersey Canada, Canadian Brown Swiss & Braunvieh Association, the Société des éleveurs de bovins canadiens and Ayrshire Breeders Association of Canada.  end mark

Hoof trimmers from across the country and around the world took a break from their chutes in order to enrich their minds and hone their skills at the 2019 Hoof Health Conference, held Feb. 21-23 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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