There is something for everyone at the 2013 Western Dairy Management Conference, March 6-8, at John Ascuaga's Nugget, Reno, Nev.

Presentations during the conference include:

  • Mycoplasma Mastitis: New Trends in an Emerging Disease.
  • Euthanasia Techniques in Dairy Cattle.
  • Avoiding Residues: More than Meat & Milk.
  • Managing Worker Safety, Productivity, & Regulatory Issues.
  • Monitoring Negative Energy Balance in Transition Cows for Better Results.
  • Don’t be so Lame: Time to Implement Solutions to Those Sore Feet.
  • Global Dairy Trends & Implications for the US Dairy Industry.
  • Understanding Water Requirements on Dairies.
  • Dairy Heifer Development Guidelines.
  • Economics of Intensive Heifer Rearing Programs.
  • Group Housing & Feeding Systems for Calves: Opportunities & Challenges.
  • Managing Heat Stress and its Impact on Cow Behavior.
  • Animal Care Certifications: What, Who, & Why.
  • Integrating New Techniques for an Improved Reproduction Program.
  • A Different Look at Feeding Economics.
  • Getting the Most Out of Your Silage Storage.
  • Feeding Cows Less Protein to Get More Milk.
  • You Control Milk Fat Depression - Don’t Let it Control You!

In addition, there will be four panel discussions, including:

  • Innovative Sources of Labor for Dairies.
  • How Innovation & Partnerships Grow Global Dairy Sales.
  • New Technologies to Improve Dairy Cattle Reproduction.
  • Monitoring and Managing Feeding Programs.

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