The 2019 World Dairy Expo seminars to be held during the annual event, Oct. 1-5 in Madison, Wis., will be 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 1 continuing education credit for members of both the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists and the American Association of State Veterinary Boards-RACE Program.
Following is the schedule of 2019 Expo seminars:
Oct. 1, 1 p.m. Domestic and Global Beverage Trends: How U.S. Dairy Innovation Can Seize the Opportunity, presented by Paul Ziemnisky, executive vice president, Global Innovation Partnerships, Dairy Management Inc.; and Kristina Alexander, manager, Knowledge and Insights of Global Innovation Partnerships, Dairy Management Inc.
Sponsored by Dairy Management Inc.
Oct. 2, 11 a.m. What Drives Financial Success on a Dairy, presented by Steve Bodart, senior dairy lending specialist, Compeer Financial
Sponsored by McLanahan Corp.
Oct. 2, 1 p.m. The Makeup of Your Milk Check, presented by Calvin Covington, retired CEO, Southeast Milk Inc.
Sponsored by Page and Pedersen International Ltd.
Oct. 3, 11 a.m. Proactive Management Practices to Reduce Antibiotic Usage on Your Dairy, presented by Dr. Michael Capel, partner, Perry Veterinary Clinic
Oct. 3, 1 p.m. Climate Change — Reducing the Dairy Industry’s Carbon Footprint and Greenhouse Gas Emissions, presented by Frank Mitloehner, professor, University of California-Davis
Sponsored by SOP S.r.l.
Oct. 4, 11 a.m. Why Heifer Maturity Matters, presented by Dr. Gavin Staley, technical services specialist, Diamond V
Sponsored by Diamond V
Oct. 4, 1 p.m. Are You Buying Your Milk Production? presented by Bill Weiss, professor of animal science, Ohio Agricultural and Research Center, Ohio State University
Sponsored by Quality Liquid Feeds Inc.
Oct. 5, 11 a.m. Dairy Farm Financial Decision Making in Turbulent Times, presented by Chris Wolf, professor of agricultural economics and management, Cornell University
Sponsored by Feed Supervisor Software