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Introduction to Dairy Lesson

Introduction to the Dairy

Welcome to Introduction to Dairy, the first course in the Dairy Leaders of Tomorrow curriculum. This lesson provides a broad overview of the dairy industry. By the end of this course, students will be able to describe the economic impact of the dairy industry, know historic events that have impacted the industry, identify different types of housing facilities as well as have a basic understanding of marketing dairy products.

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Introduction to Dairy Herd Management

Introduction to Dairy Herd Management

Welcome to Introduction to Dairy Herd Management, the second course in the Dairy Leaders of Tomorrow curriculum. This lesson provides a broad overview of how to manage a dairy herd. By the end of this course, students will be able to describe the different parts a milking parlor, know how to monitor herd health, and properly read DHIA records used on a dairy farm.

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Introduction to Dairy Farm Business Management

Introduction to Dairy Business Management 

Welcome to Introduction to Dairy Business Management, the third course in the Dairy Leaders of Tomorrow curriculum. This lesson provides a broad overview of how to manage a dairy business. By the end of this course, students will be able to perform a SWOT analysis, understand the factors that influence a farm’s profitability, and properly write a business plan.

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