Annual Southwest Dairy Day set for Oct. 20

The annual Southwest Dairy Day is set for Thursday, October 20. The Richard Avila family and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service are hosting the event at Avi-Lanche Jerseys dairy located north of Dalhart on U.S. Highway 385. "Southwest Dairy Day is an annual event conducted by AgriLife Extension and generally attended by more than 500 people," said Dr. Ellen Jordan, AgriLife Extension state dairy specialist in Dallas. The event features tours, new dairy technologies, exhibitor booths and product taste testing.

The program begins at 10:00 a.m. and is free and open to the public. Lunch is provided courtesy of Hi-Pro. Vendor booth registration is open through Oct. 1. For rates and more information, please contact Mary Mays at (972) 952-9258 or by email at

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 10:00am to 3:00pm