Milk Margin Workshop Set for Dec. 7

12/1/2012 7:00 AM

LANCASTER, Pa. — A workshop titled Managing Your Milk Margin to Improve Your Dairy’s Cash Flow will be held 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at the Lancaster Farm and Home Center, 1383 Arcadia Road, Lancaster. Cost is $20 per farm, which includes lunch.

Penn State developed this workshop to help producers complete a cash flow plan and determine their income over feed costs/milk margin break-even.

In addition, a crop expert will describe how successful farms transition into various cropping programs such as double cropping, using winter forages, etc.

Sponsored by King’s AgriSeeds, the program is eligible for two SmartStart credit from AgChoice Farm Credit.

To register, call 888-373-7232 or mail a check for $20 made out to PSCE Program Fund to: Penn State Extension of Cumberland County, 310 Allen Road Suite 601, Carlisle, PA 17013.

Only one registration is needed per farm, and a phone number should be included with the registration fee.

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