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Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Get an up-close look of the Pasture Dairy Center and get to know Michigan’s agricultural landscapes at the Dairy Open House on June 14 from 4 – 8 p.m.

Take a wagon tour of the pastures, learn about agriculture from our experts, and enjoy MSU Dairy Store ice cream while talking with staff about our robotic milking technologies. Wagon tours depart hourly at 5, 6 and 7 p.m. The Dairy Open House is a free event, open to individuals and families.

This event will be held at the Pasture Dairy Center on June 14. The entrance to the Pasture Dairy Center is on North 39th St., one block west of the intersection at North 40th St. and East B Ave. The Farm Office’s address is 10641 N. 40th St., Hickory Corners, MI 49060.

To learn more about the Dairy Open House or about the Pasture Dairy Center’s work and research, call 269-671-2508 or email pasture.dairy@kbs.msu.edu.
The Pasture Dairy Center uses robotic milking technology, a system allowing cows to set their own milking schedule, and features 220 acres of pasture devoted to grazing research with a focus on sustainable agriculture and ecosystem services. The barn at the Pasture Dairy Center was the first livestock building in the U.S.to receive a silver level certification for Leadership in Environmental and Energy Design (LEED).

The W.K. Kellogg Biological Station is Michigan State University’s largest off-campus education complex and one of North America’s premier inland field stations. KBS’s mission is focused on ecological and environmental research, education and community outreach.

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KBS Pasture Dairy Center
10461 North 40th St
Hickory Corners, MI 49060

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By | 2016-05-24T15:12:56+00:00 June 14th, 2016|Categories: Augusta, Educational, Open House|Comments Off on FREE Dairy Open House

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