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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...

The Role of Nutrition in Reproduction

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Milo Wiltbank

Dr. Wiltbank will join us to discuss the role nutrition plays in the reproductive health of dairy cattle.

Sire Selection Considerations for Dairy Producers

Monday, February 1, 2016 at 1:00 pm EST

Presenter: Chad Dechow, Penn State UniversityChoosing sires is one of the more important decisions on a dairy, affecting herd health and productivity in future generations. In this webinar, Dr. Dechow will join us to discuss some key points you should consider when...

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...

Using Social Media to Deliver Extension

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Alison Van Eenennaam

The use of social media in public engagement and extension is a relatively new phenomenon, and many scientists are cautious about using it professionally. Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam will join us on December 15th to discuss the prevalence of social media in extension work,...

The Importance of Good Handling Skills for Dairy Cows

Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 1:00 pm EST

Presenter: Dr. Kathryn Proudfoot, The Ohio State University In this webinar, Dr. Proudfoot will discuss why using appropriate animal handling practices is so important for dairies! She will talk about cow memory and how that can influence fear responses to handlers, as...

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 ...

Manure as a Solid Waste and Clean Air Issues in Animal Agriculture Webinar

Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shannon Ferrell

2015 has seen interesting development in legal issues related to livestock production. In January 2015, a federal district judge ruled that manure (stored or applied to a field) could become a solid waste under federal environmental laws. At the same time, a consortium of...

Automated Calf Feeders on US farms: How do They Work?

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT

Presenter: Dr. Marcia Endres, University of Minnesota During this webinar Dr. Endres will summarize some results of a field study with 38 farms that use automated calf feeders. She will also address some key housing and management practices used on these farms and how...

Enhancing Biosecurity at Fairs and Shows

Friday, April 24, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Scott Cotton, Curt Emanuel

Learn what you can do to protect your animals at fairs and shows.Scott Cotton and Curt Emanuel will lead this seminar. Moderator is Dr. Susan Kerr of Washington State University.Scott is an Extension ANR Area Educator with the University of Wyoming and Curt is Boone County...

Meeting Heifer Nutrition Goals

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Robert James

Presenter: Dr. Bob James, Virginia TechIt can be difficult to keep an efficient and effective heifer nutrition program. In this webinar Dr. James will discuss the challenges of meeting goals in heifer nutrition programs. Some of the critical control points he will...

Proper Dry-Off Procedures to Prevent New Infections and Cure Existing Cases of Mastitis

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Steve Nickerson

Dr. Nickerson from the University of Georgia will discuss the keys of proper dry-off procedures for dairy cows, including: When to dry off Intermittent milking vs. complete cessation of milking Teat sanitation and infusion procedures Use of nonlactating cow therapy...

Waste to Worth Preview: Gypsum Bedding Risks and Rewards

Friday, February 27, 2015 at 2:30 pm EST - Presented by Robert Meinen, Joe Harrison

A preview of the useful topics that will be discussed and presented via posters and informational sessions at the Waste to Worth Conference in Seattle, a group of professors and extension professionals present about the use of gypsum in dairy bedding. Gypsum recycled from...

Formulating Diets for Groups of Lactating Cows

Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 1:00 pm EST

Dr. Bill Weiss, The Ohio State UniversityFormulating accurate diets for lactating dairy cows requires users to input body weight, milk production, milk composition and perhaps other factors such as days in milk and parity. If you are only feeding one cow, those numbers are...