JUNEAU, Wis. — Episodes of PDPW’s The Dairy Signal this week will highlight strategies for two key time points in herd health – a fresh cow’s transition period and a calf’s birth – and we will also look at market news. Tuesday’s episode will focus on managing metabolic issues for transition cows, and on Wed., Jan. 19, we’ll take a deep dive into colostrum fundamentals. During Thursday’s episode, we’ll tune in for the bi-weekly market news and economic update.
Tuesday, Jan. 18
Learn about metabolic issues that impact transition cows, specifically ketosis and fatty liver, and discuss practical strategies farmers can implement to prevent and manage these issues. Episode presenter will be:
- Dr. Ryan Pralle, Assistant Professor, School of Agriculture University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Wednesday, Jan. 19
Prepare your calves for success with proper colostrum management. Learn how to handle and store colostrum and learn more about the complexities of what makes it so crucial to getting calves off to their best start. Episode presenter will be:
- Dr. Tom Earleywine, Ph.D., Milk Replacer Director of Nutritional Services with Land O’Lakes Animal Milk Solutions
Thursday, Jan. 20
Gain insight on the latest news and analysis of agricultural markets and trends that will impact dairy producers and ag industries. Episode presenter will be:
- Dan Basse, President of AgResource Company
Developed by fellow dairy farmers from the Professional Dairy Producers® (PDPW) Board of Directors, The Dairy Signal™ is a weekly series of free educational episodes offering insights and resources for fellow dairy farmers and other food system professionals throughout the value chain. 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 later in the day. All Dairy Signal episodes are accessible through www.pdpw.org.
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