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Todd County Summer Dairy Tour

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What: Todd County Summer Dairy Tour

When: Tuesday, August 8th @ 10:30am-12:30pm

Where: Donnie & Carolyn Middendorf's Farm: 20102 County 36, Long Prairie

 

Donnie & Carolyn Middendorf and family of Long Prairie will host the 2017 Todd County Dairy Field Day on Tuesday August 8th from 10:30am -12:30pm. The Middendorf’s dairy farm is located at 20102 County 36 Long Prairie, MN. This is about 3.5 miles west of Long Prairie. Watch for signs. The Middendorf’s milk 100 cows in a swing 8 parallel parlor. The parlor was retrofitted into their old tiestall barn 5 years ago. The cows are housed in a three row, sand bedded freestall barn. They revamped the manure handling system which now includes a manure pit and filter strip. In addition, the Middendorfs are currently in the process of transitioning the farm to organic. Refreshments will be provided. Sponsors include: Compeer (formerly AgStar Financial Services) and Central MN Dairy Initiative.

To promote good herd health practices when visiting farms, please wear clothes that have been washed and not worn in other livestock facilities since washing. Plastic boots will be provided. Please RSVP by August 1st at www.z.umn.edu/2017dairy or contact Brenda Miller at the Todd County Extension Office: 320-732-4435 or nels4220@umn.edu

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