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Upcoming events

    • 03 Apr 2017
    • 04 Apr 2017
    • Volkening Heritage Farm, Schaumburg, IL

    Sponsored by the FARM PIG

    Hosted by Volkening Heritage Farm, Schaumburg, IL

    Join the staff of Volkening Heritage Farm for an in-depth, hands-on workshop on dairy cows, dairy products, and dairy life. The workshop begins as 10:00am April 3rd with milking and progresses until noon on April 4th. Topics discussed and practices include:

    • Hand-milking for historic sites
    • Intro to mechanical milking
    • Milk handling and safety
    • Cream separation
    • Butter-making
    • Cheese-making
    • Cow and calf care
    • Navigating local, state, and federal dairy laws

    If you have a dairy program at your site or you would like to start one, this is the workshop for you. Cost for workshop is $60.00 per person, lunch on Monday provided. Lodging on your own.  To register or for information contact:

    Jonathan Kuester
    Farm Operation Manager
    Volkening Heritage Farm

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