Dairy producers, nutritionists, veterinarians and those responsible for feed quality and nutrition on dairy farms are invited to attend one of two one-day Feed & Nutrition Conferences. With experts in the areas of dairy nutrition, digestion and forage and pasture utilization, attendees will leave armed with the latest research and best practices for optimal cow nutrition at the best value.
#1 Must-knows: wild yeast, molds, mycotoxins, and your dairy rations–Dr. John Goeser
Leave with all you need to know to prevent and detect the sometimes-hidden enemy in your dairy rations, so you can safeguard cow health – and your checkbook.
#2 This ain’t your daddy’s fiber – or your daddy’s cow
– Dr. David Combs
Dr. Combs will lay it all out on the line for you – what’s new in the world of fiber and low-lignin forages, what works best for your cows, and what’s most cost-effective.
#3 Byproducts: unlock their value and kick limitations to the curb
–Dr. Paul Kononoff
Learn what producers, nutritionists and veterinarians should know when feeding byproduct ingredients. Hear what’s new, what’s hot and what’s not about some of the most popular commodity byproducts.
#4 Let’s figure it out
-Dr. John Goeser, Dr. David Combs & Dr. Paul Kononoff
Our trio of industry researchers and dairy specialists will work alongside you as they walk through two case studies highlighting actual on-farm situations with problems in their dairy rations.
#5 Delivering the goods
-Dr. David Combs
Understand effective ways to optimize the diet your cows consume and help ensure their rations are consistent and effectively monitored.
Registration fee covers workshop materials and lunch.
Member Rate: $125/person; $75/add’l person from same dairy
Non-Member Rate: $250/person; $75/add’l person from same dairy
Continuing Education Unit credits available:
up to 5.0 CEU
up to 4.5 CEU
up to 5.9 CEU
Thank you to our
Feed & Nutrition Conference event sponsors:
Thank you to the many PDPW sponsors that support dairy farmers through their generous financial contributions that allow PDPW to execute educational programming. Our list of generous sponsors can be found here.
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