What's Happening at Iowa's Dairy Center
Mark Your Calendars for Breakfast on the Farm
Saturday, June 25 | 8:30 a.m.-Noon | Iowa’s Dairy Center
Enjoy a wholesome, dairy-rich breakfast of Dad’s Belgian Waffles served with real butter and whipped cream, sausage, cheese, yogurt, milk and, of course, ice cream. In addition to breakfast, visitors will enjoy activities including guided tram tours of Iowa’s Dairy Center, hand-milking a cow, petting zoo, inflatables, corn pools, Storytime with the Dairy Princess and more.
Breakfast on the Farm will be held rain or shine. Parking is available on-site and donations are appreciated. This event is made possible by generous support from community sponsors. For more information, visit our website and follow along with the Breakfast on the Farm Facebook event. See you there!
Join us for Progressive Agriculture Safety Day®
June 16 | 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | Iowa’s Dairy Center
The Progressive Agriculture Safety Day® program is the largest rural safety and health education program for children in North America. The purpose of these one-day events is to teach students to stay safe on farms and at home with a variety of age-appropriate lessons. Topics may include ATV safety, bike safety, fire safety, machinery safety and more. Youth who live on a farm, work on a farm or visit a farm are encouraged to attend. Open to children ages 4-12. Registration is required. Learn more.
Registration Open for Summer A.I. Class
June 28-30 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Iowa’s Dairy Center
This is a three-day hands-on class for those who wish to artificially inseminate their own cattle or gain experience to work for others. The class will cover all aspects of bovine reproduction, from anatomy and hormones to heat detection. Students have actual insemination practice on cattle at Iowa's Dairy Center. The minimum age requirement for this class is 16. The class is taught by Select Sires.