News Release

Expo Seminars Offer Educational Opportunities

Thursday, July 2, 2015
CONTACT: Kristin Olson, Media Relations Manager, kolson@wdexpo.com
PHONE:      608-224-6455

MADISON, WIS. – World Dairy Expo Seminars offer attendees the opportunity to learn about the latest in dairy research and management practices from top industry experts. These free daily seminars will be held in the Exhibition Hall Mendota 2 meeting room. Continuing education credits can be earned, and all seminars will be available for viewing after the show on the Expo website. For full seminar biographies, visit worlddairyexpo.com.

Tuesday, September 29 at 1 p.m.
“The Time is Right for a Succession Plan”
Dan Rupar, Attorney, Ruder/Ware
Sponsored by: Badgerland Financial
Continuing Education Credits: ARPAS (1), RACE (1)

Wednesday, September 30 at 11 a.m.
“Feed Refusals: Waste or Cost of Doing Business?”
Dr. J.W. Schroeder, Associate Professor and Extension Dairy Specialist, North Dakota State University
Sponsored by: DeKalb
Continuing Education Credits: ARPAS (1), RACE (1)
 
Wednesday, September 30 at 1 p.m.
“Adding Value to Calves by Breeding to Beef”
Jerry Wulf, owner, Wulf Cattle
Sponsored by: Hubbard Feeds, Inc.
Continuing Education Credits: ARPAS (1), RACE (1)
 
Thursday, October 1 at 11 a.m.
“Defining Factors That Create a Quality Heifer”
Dr. Michael Van Amburgh, Cornell University
Sponsored by: Land O'Lakes Animal Milk Products Co.
Continuing Education Credits: ARPAS (1), RACE (1)
 
Thursday, October 1 at 1 p.m.
“Design Criteria for Robotic Milking Barns”
Jack Rodenburg, DairyLogix
Sponsored by: Bayland Buildings, Inc.
Continuing Education Credits: ARPAS (1), RACE (1)
  
Friday, October 2 at 11 a.m.
“Apps for Dairying: An Application for Calving Management”
Dr. Gustavo Schuenemann, Associate Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine – The Ohio State University
Sponsored by: Calf-Star
Continuing Education Credits: ARPAS (1), RACE (1)
 
Friday, October 2 at 1 p.m.
“Agroterrorism Threat Briefing and Roles of Law Enforcement”
Stephen Goldsmith DVM, WMD Directorate-Biological Countermeasures Unit, HQ, FBI
Sponsored by: Quality Liquid Feeds, Inc.
Continuing Education Credits: ARPAS (1), RACE (1)
 
Saturday, October 3 at 11 a.m.
“Lameness in Dairy Cattle: Causes and Consequences”
Dr. J.K. Shearer, Professor, Iowa State University
Sponsored by: Hoof Supervisor
Continuing Education Credits: ARPAS (1), RACE (1)

World Dairy Expo will be held Sept. 29 - Oct. 3, 2015 at the Alliant Energy Center, Madison, Wis. with this year’s theme of “Dairy in our DNA.” WDE, recognized as the meeting place for the global dairy industry, attracts more than 70,000 attendees from more than 90 countries each year. Visit worlddairyexpo.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter (@WDExpo or #WDE15) for more information.

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