The 2002 Mid-Atlantic Dairy Grazing Conference will be held on July 29-31 at the Park Inn/Gateway Conference Center in Hickory, N.C.

The conference will include numerous topics of interest to novice and advanced dairy graziers. Pat Dillon of Moorepark in Ireland and Eric Kolver of Dexcel Ltd. of New Zealand will be featured speakers along with other researchers and Extension workers from around the Mid-Atlantic region.

Visits to two dairy grazing farms, panel discussions among successful dairy graziers, and discussion of dairy grazing genetics/crossbreeding will also be featured.

Program details and registration information can be obtained from: Steve Washburn, Box 7621 Department of Animal Science, NCSU, Raleigh, N.C. 27695-7621.

Phone: 919-515-7726; Fax: 919-515-2152; E-mail: Steve_Washburn@ncsu.edu