JUNEAU, Wis. — The Dairy Signal® from Professional Dairy Producers® (PDPW) will wrap up 2022 with important topics for the people, animals and crops on today’s dairy farms. Tune in Tuesday for a discussion on navigating stress. Wednesday’s episode will focus on heifer maturity; Thursday’s presenters will discuss nitrogen use efficiency in corn silage production and offer insights for upcoming seasons.
More details here:
Tuesday, December 27
Join in for an interactive discussion on navigating stress in today’s hectic world. Learn methods for handling and lowering stress, including the different types, causes and potential solutions for stressful situations. Episode presenter will be:
- Monica McConkey, Rural Mental Health Counselor, Eyes on the Horizon Consulting
Wednesday, December 28
Milk production and other factors are impacted by heifer maturity, often described as the “Peter Pan problem,” referring to the cartoon character who fully matured. To offer insights on how to ensure heifers enter the milking string at the right time, this episode will take a look at whether heifers are given enough time to mature and if they should be fed more aggressively in early years. Episode presenter will be:
- Dr. Gavin Staley, Technical Services Specialist, Diamond V
Thursday, December 29
Learn about a nitrogen use efficiency (NUE) trial in corn silage production that was completed during the 2022 growing season. Hear the results and insights for 2023 silage production. Episode presenters will be:
- Matthew Oehmichen, Co-Owner, Short Lane AG Supply LLC
- Mike Redetzke, Owner and Operator, Peaceful Creek Acres
The Dairy Signal® is a weekly series of 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.
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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