We at Greenbelt Veterinary Services feel that education is the most important investment you can make. Through education, you learn invaluable knowledge and skills that will continue to add benefit to your operation for many years to come. We feel that by providing excellent education to our dairy farm’s management team and workers, we can actually deliver more effective veterinary care to their farms. Below are three of the formats that we use to deliver our educational opportunities.
Through DairySMART Management, we provide first-class hands-on education on virtually any area of a dairy operation. We have a variety of ready-made courses offered on yearly basis, as well as some excellent specific courses provided on an as-needed basis.Dairy Apprenticeship
The Dairy Apprenticeship Program is a technical training program that covers a broad variety of topics: milking, milking equipment cleaning and maintenance, mastitis, animal handling, farm safety, identification of common diseases, administration of medication (CQM), record keeping, hoof health, obstetrics and reproduction. The program runs yearly, and can be taken by itself, or as a course through one of our local high schools.Producer Meetings
We provide one day educational conference for our dairy farmers one or two times per year. Topics are always timely and are aimed at making our dairy producers more successful.