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Managing TMR Variability

Monday, December 5, 2011 at 1:00 pm EST

Presenter: Dr. Tom Oelberg, Diamond V Dr. Tom Oelberg will discuss managing TMR variability through the use of TMR audits. He will cover what a TMR audit is, as well as factors that affect TMR consistency such as bunker face management, overfilling, under-processing of hay,...

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...

Human Resource Management: Being a Boss or Building Relationships

Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Robert Milligan

Dr. Bob Milligan, Cornell University Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management Professor Emeritus and Senior Consultant at Dairy Strategies, LLC, will introduce you to the current thinking in human resource management. Current research substantiates that great leaders...

Handling High Commodity Prices

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 1:00 pm EDT

Dr. Normand St-Pierre will discuss how to control feed costs using various methods. These methods include: getting the full value of forage crops, purchasing ingredients that are favorably priced, inventory management, producing things that you are being paid for, managing the...