Expo seminars to focus on finances and other key dairy topics
MADISON, WIS. – Tools for Dairy’s Progress, the 2019 World Dairy Expo theme, is a fitting description of this year’s Expo Seminars to be held during the annual event, October 1-5.
Presented daily by industry leaders in the Mendota 2 meeting room of the Exhibition Hall, these seminars address topics centered around finances, climate, management practices and dairy markets.
Each Expo Seminar is approved for one continuing education credit for members of both the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS) and the American Association of State Veterinary Boards – RACE Program (RACE).
Sponsors of the 2019 Expo Seminars include Dairy Management, Inc., Diamond V, Feed Supervisor Software, McLanahan Corporation, Page & Pedersen International, Ltd., Quality Liquid Feeds, Inc. and SOP S.r.l.
2019 Expo Seminars
1:00 p.m. — Domestic and global beverage trends: How U.S. dairy innovation can seize the opportunity
Paul Ziemnisky and Kristina Alexander, Dairy Management, Inc.
11:00 a.m. — What drives financial success on a dairy
Steve Bodart, Compeer Financial
1:00 p.m. — The makeup of your milk check
Calvin Covington, Southeast Milk, Inc.
11:00 a.m. — Proactive management practices to reduce antibiotic usage on your dairy
Dr. Michael Capel, Partner, Perry Veterinary Clinic
1:00 p.m. — Climate change: Reducing the dairy industry’s carbon footprint and greenhouse gas emissions
Dr. Frank Mitloehner, Professor, University of California-Davis
11:00 a.m. — Why heifer maturity matters
Dr. Gavin Staley, Diamond V
1:00 p.m. — Are you buying your milk production?
Dr. Bill Weiss, Ohio Agricultural and Research Center, The Ohio State University
11:00 a.m. — Dairy farm financial decision-making in turbulent times
Dr. Chris Wolf, Cornell University