Expo Seminars Continue to Highlight Top Industry Topics

World Dairy Expo is in the midst of featuring all things new and innovative in the dairy industry during Expo Seminars. This year’s Expo Seminars include topics on robotic milking systems, A2 milk, transition cow health, mycotoxin in feedstuffs, consumer perceptions, cover crops and future farm labor.

Continuing education credits are obtainable by members of the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS) and the American Association of State Veterinary Boards – RACE Program (RACE).

Seminars will be showcased through tomorrow in the Mendota 2 meeting room, located in the Exhibition Hall. Additionally, all seminars will be featured live on ExpoTV and made available for online viewing upon completion. A special thank you to the following sponsors for making Expo Seminars possible: Compeer Financial, Quality Liquid Feeds, Inc., Phibro Animal Health Corp. and Feed Supervisor Software.

The following is a schedule of remaining Expo Seminars:

Friday, October 6, 11:00 a.m.

  • “Consumer and Public Perceptions of the US Dairy Industry: Implications for Practices, Policy and Market Demand”
  • Dr. Christopher Wolf, Professor, Michigan State University
  • Continuing Education Credits: ARPAS (1), RACE (1)

Friday, October 6, 1:00 p.m.

  • “Selecting, Establishing and Managing Cover Crops After Corn Silage”
  • Heidi Johnson, Crops and Soils Agent, University of Wisconsin Extension – Dane County

Saturday, October 7, 11:00 a.m.

  • “Who Will Work on America’s Farms in 2025?”
  • Dr. Don Albrecht, Director, Western Rural Development Center
  • Continuing Education Credits: ARPAS (1), RACE (1)

For over five decades, the global dairy industry has been meeting in Madison, Wis. for World Dairy Expo. Crowds of nearly 75,000 people from more than 100 countries attended the annual event in 2016. WDE will return Oct. 3-7, 2017 as attendees and exhibitors are encouraged to “Discover New Dairy Worlds.” Visit worlddairyexpo.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter (@WDExpo or #WDE2017) for more information.