JUNEAU, Wis. — This week’s episodes of The Dairy Signal from Professional Dairy Producers (PDPW) will provide resources to ensure the New Year is off to a healthy start for calves, finances and people. Tune in on Tuesday for best practices in social-housing systems for calves. The Wednesday episode will focus on evaluating insurance coverage and Thursday’s session will focus on health goals for the year ahead.
More details here:
Tuesday, January 10
As adoption of social housing of calves continues to expand across the industry, new methods and questions arise. Tune in for an interactive discussion of the challenges and opportunities of the practice, specifically focusing on practices that optimize calf behavior, nutrition and management in these systems. Episode presenter will be:
- Dr. Trevor DeVries, Ph.D., Professor and Canada Research Chair, Department of Animal Biosciences, University of Guelph
Wednesday, January 11
January is an ideal time to review your insurance coverage for farm and other policies. Learn how to prevent yourself from being under-insured or over-insured, and understand the risks of both scenarios. Episode presenter will be:
- Sara Grade, Products and Product Training Manager, Rural Mutual Insurance Company
Thursday, January 12
Kickstart your wellness journey with a discussion of how to set, measure and meet your health goals, and how to get back on the bandwagon after a setback. Episode presenter will be:
- Morgan Ekovich, Owner and Head Trainer, Get Fit with ME LLC
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