Penn State’s Nov. 8 webinar focuses on dairy housing ventilation


UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — “The Aerial Environment: Fresh Air and Plenty of It” will be the topic of a free webinar offered by the Penn State Extension Dairy Team Nov. 8 from 8:30 to 10 a.m.

The session is part of the webinar series’ cow-centered housing segment, which focuses on design and evaluation of dairy housing from the cow’s perspective, particularly as it relates to cow comfort and well-being.

Dan McFarland, Penn State Extension engineer, will present the program, along with Robert Graves, professor, Penn State Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering.

The webinar format permits participants to enjoy an educational program, in real-time, on their office computer or laptop.

Advance registration is by noon the day before the session you wish to attend. To register, contact the Penn State Extension Dairy Team toll-free at 888-373-7232 or register online at

Participants must have a high-speed Internet connection and speakers on their computer in order to see and hear the presentation.

This webinar series qualifies for SmartStart credits through AgChoice Farm Credit.


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