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Milking Systems and Parlors Conference

Dairy Pipeline: December 2000

Gerald M. Jones
Extension Dairy Scientist
Milk Quality & Milking Management

This is a conference which is intended to provide guidance to dairy producers and their advisors on milking system design, equipment selection, milking routines, and management to produce quality milk profitably. Session titles include: milking parlor efficiency, milking systems, testing and troubleshooting, using data to improve performance, managing milking parlor features for worker and cow comfort, and milk cooling. This conference, on January 30 through February 1, will be held at the Radisson Penn Harris Hotel in Camp Hill, PA (800-333-3333). A block of rooms has been reserved under "milk" at $70 per day (+6% tax). The registration fee is $250 ($295 after January 8). Registration should be send to NRAES, 152 Riley-Robb Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-5701, phone (607)255-7654 or NRAES website.

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