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Ag Veterinary Associates invite dairymen to meeting

BRICKERVILLE, Pa. -- Agriculture Veterinary Associates will host their annual dairy producers meeting on February 27 at the Shady Maple Banquet and Conference Center in East Earl, Lancaster County. Registration will begin at 8:30 in the morning, complete with complimentary refreshments including breakfast pastries. A complimentary buffet style lunch and door prizes will be available.

Presentations are scheduled as follows:

• 9:20 a.m. Review of Pennsylvania Dairy Future Analysis by John Frey, executive director, Center for Dairy Excellence.

• 10:30 a.m. Economics of Heifer Raising and Herd Replacements by Steve Bodart, principal business consultant AgStar Financial Services.

• 1:45 p.m. Farming in the Chesapeake Water Shed ... Past, Present and Future, by Don McNutt, district administrator Lancaster County Conservation District.

• 3 p.m. Drawing for a Bonnie Mohr painting. (This year’s portrait shown above.)