ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Learn the latest in transition cow nutrition and management from world renowned experts including Cornell University’s, Tom Overton, Jim Drackley, University of Illinois, Heather White, University of Wisconsin and Lance Baurguard, Iowa State University. These speakers and more are part of the virtual “Best of” 2022 Four State Dairy Nutrition and Management Conference. The virtual offering includes recorded presentations of all the Four State Conference plenary sessions in addition to the pre-conference and post-conference symposiums. All questions, answers and discussion are also included.
Many other internationally recognized speakers are part of the program. Mary Beth Hall, USDA Forage Research Center, provided information on the new NASEM carbohydrate nutrient requirements. Gavin Staley, Diamond V, covered why heifer maturity matters to lifetime performance. Jesse Goff, Iowa State University, covered pitfalls when feeding a low DCAD diet. Milk Money CEO Jay Joy discussed how to develop your business by developing your people and Mark Hanigan, Virginia Tech, showed how to balance for amino acids using the NASEM 2021 model.
Post-conference symposium speakers included Jeff Firkins, Ohio State University, who discussed about the role of essential isoacids to improve rumen function. Andrew LePiere discussed quantifying and modeling branch chain VFA in CNCPS and Dana Tomlinson showed how essential isoacids can improve dairy profitability.
The cost for the virtual program is $150 and includes access to the recordings until December 1. All handouts, including the breakout sessions are included. After registering you will be emailed a link with a password to access the virtual program. For more information, visit http://fourstatedairy.org/. Click on the program tab to learn more about the program and the registration tab to register for the virtual conference.
We hope that you consider this opportunity to learn the latest in dairy nutrition and management information. This is a collaborative effort of Extension Services of Iowa State University, University of Illinois, University of Minnesota and University of Wisconsin.
If you have any questions, contact Jim Salfer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612.360.4506.
— University of Minnesota Extension