Seminars Address Forage Opportunities

Seminars Address Forage Opportunities   MADISON, WIS. – The World Forage Analysis Superbowl is once again hosting forage seminars for those attending World Dairy Expo®. This year’s schedule includes discussions about small grains, impacts of genetic changes in forages, limiting leaf loss in alfalfa and safety protocols. Seminars are held daily on the Dairy Forage Seminar Stage, located on the east end of the Arena Building at the Alliant Energy Center. Following is a schedule of the 2017 Forage Seminars: Wednesday, Oct. 4 10:00 a.m.     Cereal-Grain Forages: Providing Nutrient Management

Diversity Highlighted in World Dairy Expo® Virtual Farm Tours

Diversity Highlighted in World Dairy Expo® Virtual Farm Tours MADISON, WIS. – World Dairy Expo Virtual Farm Tours have been bringing the best dairy operations in North America to Madison for more than 15 years. The eight dairies selected this year are no exception, featuring technology and innovation, outstanding milk production and genetics, strong community ties and first generation farmers, top-notch cow and calf care and an expanding dairy. These virtual outings provide a visual presentation led by the farm’s owner or manager, with time for questions and an open

Dairy Leaders Honored with World Dairy Expo® Recognition Awards

  MADISON, WIS. – After a year hiatus – to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of World Dairy Expo – WDE is pleased to announce the return of Expo Recognition Awards and the four honorees selected this year. These individuals were nominated by their peers for their involvement and excellence in the dairy industry and their community. The 2017 honorees are as follows:   Dairy Woman of the Year Marilyn Hershey, Ar-Joy Farm, Cochranville, Pa. Dairyman of the Year Charles Ahlem, Charles Ahlem Ranch, Turlock, Calif.  Industry Person of the Year Ben