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Intersections of Environmental Management and Biosecurity in Animal Agriculture

Friday, December 14, 2018 at 2:30 pm EST - Presented by Thomas Bass

Environmental management and biosecurity are strongly linked; those who advise the livestock and poultry industry on environmental issues are positioned to not only understand their role in biosecurity, but to also better incorporate biosecurity advice into their...

Avoiding Disease in Dairy Calves

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT

Presenter: Dr. Geof Smith, North Carolina State UniversityYour calves are the future of your dairy, so isn’t it important to keep them healthy? In this webinar, Dr. Smith will discuss best practices for preventing diseases in calves. As disease in calves is controlled...

Hyperketonemia Treatment at the Individual Cow and Herd Level

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 1:00 pm EST

Presented by: Dr. Jessica McArt, Cornell UniversityIn this webinar, Dr. McArt will briefly review the physiology of hyperketonemia development as well as β-hydroxybutyrate concentration cut points to use in treatment decision making. Dr. McArt will discuss common treatments,...

Diagnosing and Monitoring Ketosis in Dairy Herds

Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at 1:00 pm EST

Presented by: Dr. Gary, Oetzel, University of Wisconsin-MadisonKetosis is the most common metabolic disease in dairy cattle, and it's important to be able to identify individual cows with ketosis as well as monitor herd prevalence. Join us on January 5th to hear Dr. Oetzel...

Bovine Leukosis Virus: What is it and What Does it Mean for Me?

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT

Presenter: Dr. Ray Sweeney, University of PennsylvaniaDuring this presentation. Dr. Ray Sweeney will discuss some of the big questions you may have about bovine leukosis virus. If you've been wondering about BLV, join us on October 14th to learn all about it! The ...

Troubleshooting Design-Based Cow Comfort Issues

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Dan McFarland

The space a dairy cow lives in can have a significant influence on her health and performance. This webinar will investigate dairy housing features that can influence cow comfort, methods to evaluate critical areas, and suggestions for improving those areas.

Treatment and Prevention of Subclinical Hypocalcemia

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 1:00 pm EST

Dr. Garret Oetzel, Professor at University of Wisconsin-MadisonDr. Oetzel will cover methods for both prevention and control of subclinical hypocalcemia.

Causes and Implications of Subclinical Hypocalcemia

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 1:00 pm EST

Dr. Jess Goff, Professor of Biomedical Sciences at Iowa State UniversityIn this session, Dr. Goff will define subclinical hypocalcemia and its causes. He will also discuss the implications of subclinical hypocalcemia on cow health, with some emphasis on immune suppression.

Basic Vaccinology: Why Vaccines Work or Don't Work

Monday, January 13, 2014 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Dan Grooms

Vaccines are a vital part of maintaining the health and well-being of a dairy herd, but have you ever wondered about what makes them work? Dr. Dan Grooms will cover some of the basics of vaccinology, including basic immunology and how vaccines work, as well as the different...

Outcome Driven Health Management

Monday, March 4, 2013 at 1:00 pm EST

Dr. John R. Wenz, Washington State University The goal of the “Good Health Records” program at Washington State University ( is: Accurate and consistent health records, efficiently summarized, used to evaluate and inform management decisions on...

Can I Really Prevent My Cows From Becoming Lame?

Monday, October 8, 2012 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Ernest Hovingh

Lameness is a painful, costly, common and complex problem - a problem with which too many dairies struggle. Dealing with a lameness problem not only involves identifying and dealing with lame cows in the herd, but trying to prevent new cases from occurring in the first place....

Cooling Strategies During Heat Stress

Monday, April 23, 2012 at 1:00 pm EDT

Presenter: Dr. Pete Hansen, University of Florida Cooling dairy cows is the most important strategy to improve both milk production and reproduction during summer months. Opportunities that dairy farms can utilize to evaluate the effect of heat stress on their dairy will be...

Lameness, Hoof, and Leg Issues in Dairy Cattle

Thursday, January 12, 2012 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Ernest Hovingh

Dr. Hovingh will discuss causes and preventative measures of lameness as well as other hoof and leg issues.

Appropriate Drug Use and Residue Avoidance Practices

Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 1:00 pm EST

Presenters: Dr. Michael Apley, Kansas State University and Dr. Craig Shultz, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Drs. Apley and Shultz will discuss the why and how of drug residue avoidance, as well as appropriate usage of medications on dairy farms. This session has...