Group Title: Herd testing highlights
Title: Herd testing highlights ; vol. 20 no. 1
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Title: Herd testing highlights ; vol. 20 no. 1
Series Title: Herd testing highlights
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Language: English
Creator: Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
Publisher: University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
Place of Publication: Gainesville, Fla.
Publication Date: December 2006
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Volume ID: VID00008
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DHIA Fee Increase

Fees to operate Southeast DHIA have not
changed since the merger in 2001. Due to
the pressures from decreased cow numbers,
the board voted to increase fees in 2007 by a
net of $0.01 per cow per month.

In order to collect for fixed costs of the
DHIA operation, the board chose to load the
increase toward the first 6 tests per year. The
decision was made to increase the monthly
fee enough to provide a discount on each
test after 6 in the calendar year. So the new
fees will show a 3 cent per cow increase for
the first 6 tests per year, with a 4 cent per
cow discount on each test for the remainder
of the calendar year.


Department of Animal Sciences Dairy Program



Southeast DHIA, Inc.
P.O. Box 142460
Gainesville, FL 32614-2460
Phone: (352) 392-5592
Fax: (352) 392-5595
Universities of Florida and Georgia


Dan W. Webb
Ray West
Don Shaw
Christina Dore'


General Manager
Area Manager-Georgia
Meters & Training
Administrative Assistant


Board Elections
Nine dairy farmers make up the Board of
Southeast DHIA. These persons spend
valuable time guiding and overseeing the
DHIA program in Florida and Georgia.
Nominations have been received for Ben
Wilson and Donald R. Yoder, District 1;
Keith Shiver, Gary Aukema and Scott
McAdams, District 2; and Gary Keyes,
District 3. Ballots will be mailed in January.
Be on the look out for your ballot to cast
your vote.

SMI Annual Meeting

Southeast Milk, Inc. will hold its annual
membership meeting on January 10. The
meeting will be at the Ramada Inn in Ocala.


Georgia Milk Producers' Meeting

This year's meeting will be February 12-13
at St Simons' Island. Southeast DHIA will
have a booth. Stop by and visit with your
questions or suggestions. Georgia Cream of
the Crop Herds will be recognized at the
banquet.


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Upcoming Events 2007

January 9 SMI membership Meeting Ocala
January 26 DHIA Technicians' Conf Perry GA
February 12-13 GA Milk Producers' St Simons Island
February 22-23 National DHIA St Pete FL
March PCDART Workshops TBA
March 16 SEDHIA Board Conference call
May 1 Florida Dairy Conference Gainesv'l
May 2 PCDART Workshop Gainesv'l




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