The High Plains Dairy Conference will be held March 11-12 in Amarillo, Texas.

To receive a discounted registration fee of $225, registration must be postmarked by Feb. 1.  Registrations posted later than Feb. 1 will be $250.

Preceding the conference will be a dairy and feedlot facilities tour in the Dalhart, Texas, area on March 10.

This year’s seminar topics include:

  • UPS Solutions Manager, Presentation Sponsored by UPS Supply Chain Solutions Group
  • Achieving Optimal Cow Performance with the Aid of Information Systems, Oded Nir (Markusfeld), Presentation Sponsored by Afimilk
  • Designing the Management System for Your Dairy, Tom Furhmann, Dairy Works Management Systems
  • Food Economics and Consumer Choice, Rob Aukerman, Elanco Animal Health, Presentation sponsored by Elanco Animal Health
  • Global Dairy Market Outlook: Perspectives for the US, Bill Cordingley, Rabobank International
  • Busting Mastitis Treatment Myths, Michael J. Zurakowski, Cornell University, Presentation Sponsored by Pfizer Animal Health
  • Needle Free Injection: Pros and Cons, C. Scanlon Daniels, Circle H Headquarters, LLC.
  • Effects of Heat Stress on Reproduction in Lactating Dairy Cows: Challenges and Opportunities, William W. Thatcher, University of Florida
  • Pros and Cons of Centralize Calving, John F. Smith, Kansas State University
  • Automatic Calf Feeding, Lonnie Holthaus, DeLaval, Presentation Sponsored by DeLaval
  • A Review of Transition Cow Research—What Makes Sense to Implement Today? Elliot Block, Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition, Presentation Sponsored by Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition
  • Manufacturing and Feeding of Corn Milling Feed Ingredients, Kyle Grigsby, Sweet Bran
  • Utilizing Infrared Imaging to Assess Silage Storage and Handling, Brian Perkin, Diamond V Technologies, Presentation Sponsored by Diamond V Technologies
  • Understanding Genomics & It’s Applications on a Commercial Dairy Farm, Kent Wiegel, University of Wisconsin
  • Panel—Economics of Straightbred vs Crossbred, Cherie Bayer, American Jersey Cattle Association
  • Animal Welfare in Today’s Modern Animal Agriculture, Chris Ashworth, Elanco
  • Feeding Lysine: A Nutritionist and Dairy Producer’s Perspective, Ryan Ordway, Balchem Corporation, Presentation Sponsored by Balchem Corporation

Registration information can be found here.

Source: High Plains Dairy Conference