Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference coming up

The 2012 Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference will be held April 24-25 in Fort Wayne, Ind.

The conference agenda includes the following topics:

  • Nutrition and immunity
  • Water quality
  • Economic value of milk components
  • Issues related to milk sampling and analysis
  • Circadian patterns of feed intake and milk composition variability
  • Bioactive supplements for relief of milk fat depression
  • Milk fat variation in fresh cows
  • What's new with corn silage for dairy cattle?
  • Feeding value of different grasses
  • Advantages and disadvantages of homegrown forages
  • Food Modernization Act - What it means to the feed and livestock industries
  • Management tips for calves fed with automated milk feeders
  • Variation in feed and diet composition
  • Harvesting and storing high moisture corn
  • Managing a profitable dairy farm

The conference also includes a student research competition with presentations by graduate students from Michigan State University, Purdue University and The Ohio State University.

For more information or to register, click here.