JUNEAU, Wis. — This week’s episodes of The Dairy Signal from Professional Dairy Producers (PDPW) will provide valuable information to manage your farm or business in a rapidly evolving global marketplace. The Tuesday episode will explore retirement and financial planning. Join in on Wednesday for a discussion on how geopolitical events are impacting the dairy industry, and on Thursday for a focused look at postnatal calf management and nutrition.
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Tuesday, Sept. 19
Dairy finances are commonly discussed in agriculture. On this episode, we’ll dive deeper into various aspects of retirement as well as circumstances in which there is potential to invest outside of the farm, including factors to consider in positioning one’s business for success down the road. Episode presenter will be:
- Dr. Brady Brewer, PhD, assistant professor, Agricultural Economics Department, Purdue University
Wednesday, Sept. 20
Tune in for a discussion on the top geopolitical developments in the world, including the Russia-Ukraine war, Chinese and European economic woes, and a new class of rising powers, along with possible impacts on global agricultural commodities, particularly dairy. Episode presenter will be:
- Jacob Shapiro, partner and director of geopolitical analysis, Cognitive Investments
Thursday, Sept. 21
Join us for an interactive conversation about improving calf health and immune function with a focus on postnatal calf management and nutrition. Episode presenter will be:
- Dr. Lautaro Rostoll Cangiano, Assistant Professor, Bovine Immunology, Department of Animal & Dairy Sciences, UW-Madison
Dairy producers, industry professionals and students can now earn continuing education units for watching The Dairy Signal® educational webinars. PDPW has added The Dairy Signal to the suite of educational programs accredited through Dairy AdvanCE® (DACE). Dairy professionals can now qualify to earn up to 0.5 DACE continuing education units for each episode by watching a live or recorded episode and completing a brief online quiz as proof of participation.
Dairy AdvanCE is an online continuing education management tool for dairy farmers and other professionals that simplifies finding, tracking and managing continuing education units (CEUs). To learn more, visit www.DairyAdvance.org. Farmers and students are eligible for a free subscription; allied industry professionals can subscribe for a one-time fee of $75.
The Dairy Signal® is a weekly series of educational episodes offering practical insights and resources for dairy farmers and food-system professionals across the value chain. Developed by dairy farmers and members of the Professional Dairy Producers Board of Directors, the episodes air live from 12:00-1:00 PM CT each Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Live sessions offer attendees the opportunity to engage in open Q&A with the speakers; recorded sessions are available shortly after episodes are aired. Access all previously broadcasted sessions at www.pdpw.org.
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Professional Dairy Producers (PDPW) is the nation’s largest dairy producer-led organization of its kind, focusing on producer professionalism, stakeholder engagement and unified outreach to share ideas, solutions, resources and experiences that help dairy producers succeed.
— Professional Dairy Producers