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Advanced Dairy Technology and Farm Management

Advanced Dairy Technology and Farm Management

Dates: 25 October - 7 November, 2017
13 - 26 March, 2018

This programme shares the high yield model as developed in Israel.  A country with little available land and a hot and dry climate, Israel's livestock industry has adapted intensive techniques and technologies that lead to the highest possible production, using renewable sources of energy and sustainable waste management practices. The course reviews everything from nutrition and fertility to project management and behavioural economics. It is appropriate for decision makers as well as those managing small and large farms and dairies.


Duration

14 days

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This programme is designed for

Government officials

Directors of regional offices responsible for the agricultural sector

NGO employees  

Employees of the private sector  

Producers of dairy products

Consultants in the agriculture sector

Professionals working in dairy supplies and equipment

Financers of dairy projects


Curriculum

  • Management of Dairy Cattle Nutrition
  • Feeding Principles
  • Advanced Techniques for High Quality Forage
  • Practical Workshop for Planning Feedstuff Rations
  • Cow Reproductive Cycle and Fertility Management
  • Milk Quality and Udder Health
  • Health and Disease Prevention
  • High Yield Production in a Hot Climate
  • Beef Production: Open Pasture and Fattening Bulls
  • Small Ruminant Meat and Milk Production
  • Genetic Improvement and Fertility Management
  • Planning, Designing and Constructing a Dairy Farm
  • Economic Aspects of Managing Dairy Herds
  • Government Guidance and Monitoring Tools
  • Project Management

Study Tours

  • Cooperative Dairy
  • Family Dairy: Small Scale Dairy Processing
  • Feed Mill and other Feed Technologies
  • Insemination Centre
  • Software Manufacturer for Dairy Farm Management
  • Goat or Sheep Farming
  • Israel Dairy Board and Veterinary Services
  • Small Scale Cheese Factory
  • Raising Cattle: Open Pasture and Overfeed

* The curriculum and study tours are subject to change at the discretion of the administration. 


Cost

Tuition Fee $2,770.00 (Tuition scholarships are available)

Local Expense Fee $4,250 Double Accommodation, $5,450 Single Accommodation 


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Mrs. Shiri Salant

Director, Centre for Agriculture, Environment and Water
Academic Director, Agriculture

ACADEMIC DIRECTOR

Mr. Shlomo Sasson, BSc. Agr.

Academic Director, Agriculture