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Latest Research Unveiled During 2014 World Dairy Expo Seminars

July 15, 2014
 
 

World Dairy Expo's eight free seminars will cover the latest dairy technology, cutting-edge genetics and research, Sept. 30 - Oct. 4.


World Dairy Expo is the place to find the latest dairy technology, cutting-edge genetics and the latest research. Industry experts from coast-to-coast will be on hand to present research and management practices for this year’s Expo Seminar series.
 

Eight free seminars will cover a variety of management topics including: consumer questions, three times feeding calves, genomics, new monitoring technology, robots, new employee training, value of manure and value-added products.

Continuing education credits can be earned by members of the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS) and the American Association of State Veterinary Boards – RACE Program* (RACE). Additionally, all seminars will be available for viewing after they are presented at worlddairyexpo.com.

Seminars will be showcased each day, Tuesday through Saturday, in the Mendota 2 meeting room, in the Exhibition Hall. Badgerland Financial, Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding, DeKalb, GEA Farm Technologies, Inc., Jung and Land O’Lakes Animal Milk Products Co. are sponsors of this year's seminars. A brief synopsis of each Expo Seminar can be found on worlddairyexpo.com under the "Seminars & Tours" tab.

Tuesday, September 30, 1 p.m.
"How to Handle Difficult Questions from Consumers and Make a Difference for Dairy"
Stan Erwine, Vice President of Producer Communications, Dairy Management Inc.
Continuing Education Credits: ARPAS (1), RACE (1)

Wednesday, October 1, 11 a.m.
"Impact of Feeding Calves Three Times a Day versus Twice a Day"
Dr. Donald C. Sockett, Epidemiologist/Microbiologist, Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
Sponsored by: Land O’Lakes Animal Milk Products Co.
Continuing Education Credits: ARPAS (1), RACE (1)

Wednesday, October 1, 1 p.m.
"Why We Are Genomic Testing"
Dr. Bennet Cassell, Moderator, Virginia Tech
Matthew Nuckols, Eastview Farm
Greg Andersen, Seagull Bay Dairy
Robert Bignami, Brentwood Farms
Sponsored by: Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding
Continuing Education Credits: ARPAS (1), RACE (1)

Thursday, October 2, 11 a.m.
"New Monitoring Technologies May Help Manage Cow Reproduction and Health"
Dr. Jeffrey Bewley, Associate Extension Professor, University of Kentucky
Sponsored by: DeKalb
Continuing Education Credits: ARPAS (1), RACE (1)

Thursday, October 2, 1:00 p.m.
"Milking with Robots: How is it Done? Part II"
Dr. Marcia Endres, Professor, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
Sponsored by: GEA Farm Technologies, Inc.
Continuing Education Credits: ARPAS (1), RACE (1)

Friday, October 3, 11 a.m.
"Dairy Farm Employee Management: Getting the New Employee Off to a Good Start"
Dr. Melissa O’Rourke, Farm & Agribusiness Management Specialist, Iowa State University
Continuing Education Credits: ARPAS (1), RACE (1)

Friday, October 3, 1 p.m.
"The Nutrient Value of Manure: What’s It Really Worth?"
Dr. Brad Joern, Professor, Purdue University
Sponsored by: Jung
Continuing Education Credits: ARPAS (1), RACE (1)

Saturday, October 4, 11 a.m.
"Exploring Value-Added Dairy Opportunities"
Sarah Cornelisse, Senior Extension Associate, Penn State University
Sponsored by: Badgerland Financial
Continuing Education Credits: ARPAS (1), RACE (1)

*This program was reviewed and approved by AAVSB RACE program for continuing education. Please contact the AAVSB RACE program at race@aavsb.org if you have any comments/concerns regarding this programs validity or relevance to the veterinary profession. AAVSB RACE provider World Dairy Expo # 395.

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