JUNEAU, Wis. — The Dairy Signal™ from Professional Dairy Producers® (PDPW) will feature episodes next week that highlight tools to maximize cow health and production as well as a producer panel sharing key strategies for hiring and integrating qualified employees. On Thursday, the bi-weekly market update takes center stage.
More details here:
Tuesday, August 2
Take a deep dive into the production life span of a dairy cow and how it should impact managing a dairy farm and heifer numbers. Discussions will explore the typical age at which a dairy cow begins to make a profit, the optimal number of replacement heifers for a herd and culling factors that lower production life span. Episode presenter will be:
- Dr. Gavin Staley, Technical Services Specialist, Diamond V
Wednesday, August 3
Hear from a panel of successful dairy producers about their hiring and onboarding processes, qualifications for new employees, resources for finding new employees and the ongoing protocols once the right person is hired. Episode presenters will be:
- Jordan Matthews, Partner, Rosy-Lane Holsteins LLC, Watertown, Wis.
- Tyler Raatz, Feed Manager/Employee Leader, Wagner Farms Inc., Oconto Falls, Wis.
- Jim Kusilek, Owner, Four Mile Creek Dairy, Hillsdale, Wis.
Thursday, August 4
Stay on top of ever-changing industry, export and market news as Dan Basse gives an update on the trends that will impact your farm through the rest of 2022. Episode presenter will be:
- Dan Basse, President, 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 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.
For more information, contact PDPW at 800-947-7379 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Join the conversation digitally by following @dairyPDPW and using #TheDairySignal on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.