JUNEAU, Wis. — Warmer temperatures and longer days are here. The impacts of those factors on dairy cow health and production will be highlighted during next week’s episodes of The Dairy Signal™ from Professional Dairy Producers® (PDPW). Tuesday’s episode will feature the effects of in-utero heat stress; the Wednesday episode will focus on managing the photoperiod of dairy cattle. On Thursday, listeners will hear updates of regional and global market and industry news.
Here are more details:
Tuesday, June 7
What long-term effects does heat stress have on in-utero fetuses? How might heat stress impair mammary gland physiology and milk output for multiple lactations and even later generations? Learn what the research is showing. Episode presenter will be:
- Dr. Jimena Laporta, Assistant Professor, Lactation Physiology Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wednesday, June 8
Take a deep dive into the latest research into implementation of photoperiod management across the dairy production cycle and learn about the effects on dairy production and animal health. Episode presenter will be:
- Dr. Geoffrey E. Dahl, Harriet B. Weeks Professor in the Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida
Thursday, June 9
Summer is underway and the season has its own distinct influences on dairy and agriculture markets as well as industry and export news. Thursday’s bi-weekly update will feature analyses of trends impacting dairy producers presently and into the future. Episode presenter will be:
- Dan Basse, President of AgResource Company
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. 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 later in the day. All Dairy Signal episodes are accessible through www.pdpw.org.
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