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Mid Managers Conference re-schedued for March 5

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The Penn State Extension Dairy Team has re-scheduled the Middle Managers Conference for March 5. Originally scheduled for November 6, the conference will help managers and mid-level supervisors develop practical skills to make their dairy farms more successful businesses.

The March 5 conference will be held at the Best Western Premier Central Hotel and Conference Center, Harrisburg, from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

The program will remain the same, featuring a keynote speaker, breakout sessions and panel discussions to allow for maximum discussion and learning.

This program is eligible for 2 SmartStart credits from AgChoice Farm Credit.

Registration is $95 per person. The Center for Dairy Excellence is providing $50 scholarships for the first 30 registrants. Contact Laurie Porter for more details: 888-373-7232 or lap34@psu.edu.

Hotel registration may be made directly with the Best Western Premier Central Hotel & Conf. Center, 800 E. Park Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17111; Phone: 717-561-2800

For more information contact Dr. Lisa Holden, associate professor of dairy science, Penn State University, by email at lah7@psu.edu or phone at 814-863-3672. Or visit the website, http://extension.psu.edu/animals/dairy/courses/middle-managers-conference.