Hoard's Dairyman to cover FARM program in webinar

Wisconsin State Farmer

Fort Atkinson — “FARM in 2017” webinar will be presented at noon (Central time) on Monday, Feb. 13, during the free monthly Hoard’s Dairyman webinar series.

Farmers Assuring Responsible Management (FARM) is dairy’s comprehensive quality assurance program encompassing over 98 percent of America’s milk supply. Join FARM’s Emily Yeiser Stepp, director, FARM animal care; Ryan Bennett, senior director, industry and environmental affairs; and Jamie Jonker, vice president, sustainability and scientific affairs; as they give an overview on animal care, antibiotic use, and environmental stewardship. All three are with the National Milk Producers Federation.

Emily Yeiser Stepp

Hoard's Dairyman launched its free webinar series four years ago in conjunction with the University of Illinois. These educational sessions are held the second Monday of each month and are broadcast live from noon until 1 p.m. (Central time). Attendees are encouraged to submit questions before, during, and after the webinar. They will be answered at the conclusion of the presentation.

Starting in November 2016, there is a new registration link. To learn more about the webinars, visit

Each hour-long webinar includes nationally known and carefully selected presenters who discuss the most timely and relevant challenges faced by today’s dairy producers. Past topics include finance, nutrition, milk quality, herd care, milk marketing, and dairy policy.

There is no cost to register or to view the webinars. To sign up, go to our registration page and complete the brief questionnaire on your role in the industry. Once registered, an email reminder is sent with future webinar dates and times, and there is no need to register again. If you are unable to attend a live webinar, they are recorded and can be accessed later on the Hoard’s Dairyman website under the webinars' link. All of the previous webinars have been archived and have been seen by over 89,000 viewers.

In addition, the webinar series is approved for continuing education units (CEU) by the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists. Each hour-long webinar earns one CEU.

Hoard's Dairyman invites you to join us on the second Monday of each month – for just one hour. And you don't even have to leave the comfort of your home or office.