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2019 PDPW Herdsperson Workshop
The PDPW Herdsperson Workshop is the place to be if you're a dairy owner, herd manager, nutritionist, veterinarian or a mid-manager making key herd-health and management decisions on a dairy. The conference will be held Oct. 30 in Arlington, Wis. and again Oct. 31 in Marshfield, Wis. from 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Date / Time
Oct. 30 & 31, 2019
Location
Arlington & Marshfield, Wis.
Price
$125/PDPW Member, $250/non-member ($75 for each add'l farm employee)

Description

The PDPW Herdsperson Workshop is the place to be if you're a dairy owner, herd manager, nutritionist, veterinarian or a mid-manager making key herd-health and management decisions on a dairy. The conference will be held Oct. 30 in Arlington, Wis. and again Oct. 31 in Marshfield, Wis. from 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Learn from Drs. Laura Hernandez, DVM, of UW-Madison, Mike Hutjens of University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, and Marcia Endres, DVM, of University of Minnesota.  Key learnings will include:

  • Screening and treating techniques when considering oral calcium treatments for transition cows
  • Feed-inventory strategies following a tough growing season
  • Animal-welfare protocols, reporting and other management strategies
  • Break-out sessions involving udder dissections, looking at the milk check from the perspective of energy corrected milk, and consumer concerns regarding animal care
Completion of this program provides eligibility for up to 4.5 Dairy AdvanCE CEs, up to 5.5 CE Hours from UW-SVM* and up to 5.0 CEU from ARPAS. *This training runs in partnership with the UW-School of Veterinary Medicine (UW-SVM).

For additional information please call PDPW at 800-947-7379 or email at mail@pdpw.org.  Follow along digitally in advance of and during the event by following @dairyPDPW and using #Herdsperson2019 on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

Meeting Locations

Wed., Oct. 30, 2019
Arlington Agricultural Research Station,
Public Events Building
N695 Hopkins Rd., Arlington, Wis.

Thu., Oct. 31, 2019
Marshfield Agricultural Research Station,
2611 Yellowstone Dr.,
Marshfield, Wis.

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