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Trade Show

The world’s largest dairy-focused Trade Show featuring more than 800 companies is accessible year-round through a company and keyword searchable exhibitor listing. New products, research and services available to the dairy industry can be explored through Innovation Unveiled.

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Dairy Cattle Show

World Dairy Expo is home to one of the best-known dairy cattle shows in the world. Discover dairy show cattle genetics and services available from our 1,600 Dairy Cattle Show exhibitors through the new Pavilion Promotions.

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Education

World Dairy Expo's educational programs give you the chance to visit with peers while learning from fellow producers and industry experts about different ways to make your operation more profitable. Learn more about upcoming and past Expo Seminars, Virtual Farm Tours, Knowledge Nook Sessions, Morning Keynote Speakers, Seminars in Spanish, and Dairy Forage Seminars.

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Official Schedule

Select a day to see the scheduled events!

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Sunday, September 26th, 2021
10:00 AM World Dairy Expo Youth Fitting Contest (Sale Pavilion)
World Dairy Expo Youth Fitting Contest will take place at 10:00 a.m. in the Sale Pavilion on Sunday, September 27, 2020. This contest is open to all youth ages, 13 to 21. Registration deadline is 5 p.m. Saturday, September 26.
more info
4:30 PM International Post-Secondary Dairy Cattle Judging Contest - Practical (Showring) more info
6:30 PM Dairy Cattle Exhibitor Appreciation Picnic (The Tanbark)

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*Schedule subject to change

Monday, September 27th, 2021
8:00 AM National 4-H, National Intercollegiate & International Post-Secondary Dairy Cattle Judging Contests (Coliseum) more info
2:00 PM World Dairy Expo Youth Showmanship Contest (Coliseum)
Open to all youth, ages 9 to 21, the World Dairy Expo Youth Showmanship Contest will take place at 2:00 p.m. in the Coliseum on Monday, September 28, 2020. Registration deadline is 4 p.m. Sunday, September 27.
more info
5:30 PM National 4-H, National Intercollegiate & International Post-Secondary Dairy Cattle Judging Contest Awards Banquet (The Tanbark)
Join fellow participants at 5:30 p.m. for a reception with dinner to follow at 6:30 p.m.
more info

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*Schedule subject to change

Tuesday, September 28th, 2021
7:00 AM International Junior Holstein Show (Coliseum)
Official: Brandon Ferry, Hilbert, Wis. Associate: Tyler Reynolds, Corfu, N.Y.
more info
7:30 AM International Ayrshire Show (Coliseum)
Official: Michael Creek, Hagerstown, Md. Associate: Jamie Howard, Burgessville, Ontario, Canada
more info
8:00 AM FFA Judging Events (SP, EH & Sheraton Madison Hotel) more info
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Tanbark Talk (The Tanbark)
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Trade Show
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM FFA Seminar (Mendota 1) more info
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook) more info
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM FFA Seminar (Mendota 1) more info
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook) more info
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook) more info
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Virtual Farm Tour (Mendota 1) more info
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook) more info
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Spreadsheets, Apps and Software for your Dairy (Mendota 2)
Presenters: Dr. Larry Tranel, Jennifer Bentley and Fred Hall; Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Dairy Team Sponsor: VAS
more info
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook) more info
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM Mineral Nutrition is Instrumental to the Dairy Industry's Success (Knowledge Nook)
Speaker: Dr. Angela R. Boyer, Mineral Nutrition Technical Manager, Phibro Animal Health Presenting Company: Phibro Animal Health
more info
3:30 PM International Jersey Show - Heifers (Coliseum)
Official: Chad Ryan, Fond du Lac, Wis. Associate: Kevin Doeberiener, West Salem, Ohio
more info
4:00 PM International Milking Shorthorn Show - Heifers (Coliseum)
Official: Dean Dohle, Halfway, Mo. Associate: Keith Fisher, New Enterprise, Pa.
more info
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Happy Hour (The Tanbark)
Join fellow attendees and exhibitors in The Tanbark for Happy Hour!
more info
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM Commercial Exhibitor Party (Exhibition Hall Atrium)
Sponsored by Hoard’s Dairyman and World Dairy Expo **For Commercial Exhibitors only

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*Schedule subject to change

Wednesday, September 29th, 2021
7:30 AM International Jersey Show - Cows/Groups (Coliseum)
Official: Chad Ryan, Fond du Lac, Wis. Associate: Kevin Doeberiener, West Salem, Ohio
more info
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Tanbark Talk (The Tanbark)
Start your morning off with Damian Mason and "The Business of Ag."
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Trade Show
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM How Computer Vision Technology Transforms Productivity and Herd Welfare on the Farm (Knowledge Nook)
Speaker: Tyler Bramble, PhD, Growth Lead Manager, Cainthus Presenting Company: Cainthus
more info
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Dairy Forage Seminar (Dairy Forage Seminar Stage) more info
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Virtual Farm Tour (Mendota 1) more info
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Do You Have Clean Feed? (Knowledge Nook)
Speakers: Dr. John Goeser, PhD, Rock River Lab, and Dr. Renato Schmidt, Forage Products Specialist, Lallemand Animal Nutrition Presenting Company: Lallemand Animal Nutrition
more info
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM How We Are Evaluating Farm Loans (Mendota 2)
Panelists: Matthew Wilson, Rabo AgriFinance; Sam Miller, BMO Harris; Roger Murray, Farm Credit East Moderator: Millaine Wells, Local 5 WFRV Sponsor: Micro Technologies
more info
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM Brevant seeds Forage Superbowl Luncheon (Exhibition Hall - Mendota 3 &4)
This event is open to forage producers from around the globe. An RSVP is required.
more info
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM Rumen Protected Glucose For Dairy Cows (Knowledge Nook)
Speaker: Dr. David Casper, P.A.S., DPL ACAS, Technical Service Manager, Soy Best Presenting Company: Soy Best
more info
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Laughing Goat LLC - Virtual Farm Tour (Mendota 1)
Laughing Goat LLC, Cuba City, Wis. Sponsor: Waikato Milking Systems USA
more info
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM Developing a Calf Program for Your Farm (Knowledge Nook)
Speakers: Dr. Bob James, Professor Emeritus, Virginia Tech University and Dr. Kimberley Morrill Presenting Company: Chr. Hansen
more info
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Dairy Cow Productivity: More Important to the Profitability of Your Dairy Operation Than You Might Think (Mendota 2)
Presenter: Peter Vitaliano, Vice President of Economic Policy & Market Research, National Milk Producers Federation Sponsor: National Milk Producers Federation
more info
1:30 PM International Milking Shorthorn Show - Cows/Groups (Coliseum)
Official: Dean Dohle, Halfway, Mo. Associate: Keith Fisher, New Enterprise, Pa.
more info
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Dairy Forage Seminar (Dairy Forage Seminar Stage) more info
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM New Technologies for Producing Highly Digestible Forages for Feeding Dairy Cattle (Knowledge Nook)
Speaker: Dr. David P. Casper Presenting Company: Ralco
more info
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Expo en Español (Mendota 1)

Improving Cultural Understanding Between Farm Employees and Farm Management Presenter: Elsie González, M.S., Motiva Consulting Sponsor: Progressive Dairy
more info
2:30 PM International Brown Swiss Show - Heifers (Coliseum)
Official: Lynn Harbaugh, Marion, Wis. Associate: Phillip Topp, Botkins, Ohio
more info
2:30 PM - 3:15 AM NMC Feeder For Any Robotic Milking Farm (Knowledge Nook)
Speaker: Bradley Biehl, Farmer & President, AMS Galaxy USA Presenting Company: AMS Galaxy USA
more info
4:00 PM Top of the World Jersey Sale (Sale Pavilion) more info
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Happy Hour (The Tanbark)
Join fellow attendees and exhibitors in The Tanbark for Happy Hour, sponsored by Phibro Animal Health Corp.
more info
6:30 PM Dinner with the Stars Banquet (Exhibition Hall)
Join us as we honor the 2021 Expo Recognition Award Winners. Producers of the Year: Jim Ostrom, John Vosters and Todd Willer Industry Person of the Year: Steve Eicker and Connor Jameson International Person of the Year: Wijnand Pon Social Hour with the Stars will be held prior to the banquet in the Atrium of the Exhibition Hall beginning at 5:30 p.m.
more info
7:30 PM World Ayrshire Event Sale (Sale Pavilion) more info

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*Schedule subject to change

Thursday, September 30th, 2021
7:30 AM International Brown Swiss Show - Cows/Groups (Coliseum)
Official: Lynn Harbaugh, Marion, Wis. Associate: Phillip Topp, Botkins, Ohio
more info
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM U.S. Farm Report - LIVE! (The Tanbark)
Join us in The Tanbark for a taping of the U.S. Farm Report - LIVE hosted by Tyne Morgan.
more info
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Trade Show
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM Animal-Centered Environments: The Key to Healthy and Successful Farms (Knowledge Nook)
Speaker: Dr. Mike Wolf, Veterinarian Presenting Company: VES-Artex
more info
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Dairy Forage Seminar (Dairy Forage Seminar Stage) more info
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Steinhurst Dairy, LLC - Virtual Farm Tour (Mendota 1)
Steinhurst Dairy, LLC, Creston, Ohio Sponsor: Purina Animal Nutrition, LLC
more info
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Enhancing Rumen Function with Native Rumen Microorganisms (Knowledge Nook)
Speaker: Lisa Marotz, PhD, Microbiome Scientist Presenting Company: Native Microbials
more info
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM Dairy's Rapidly Changing Milk Market and Processing Landscape (Mendota 2)
Presenter: Corey Geiger, Managing Editor, Hoard's Dairyman Sponsor: Mico Technologies
more info
11:30 AM - 12:15 AM New Technologies for Producing Highly Digestible Forages for Feeding Dairy Cattle (Knowledge Nook)
Speaker: Dr. David P. Casper Presenting Company: Ralco
more info
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Virtual Farm Tour (Mendota 1) more info
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM Rumen Protected Glucose For Dairy Cows (Knowledge Nook)
Speaker: Dr. David Casper, P.A.S., DPL ACAS, Technical Service Manager, Soy Best Presenting Company: Soy Best
more info
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Practical Employee Management Strategies (Mendota 2)
Presenter: Dr. Robert Hagevoort, New Mexico State University Sponsor: The National Dairy FARM Program
more info
1:30 PM International Guernsey Show - Heifers (Coliseum)
Official: Molly Sloan, Columbus, Wis. Associate: Glyn Lucas, Dumfries Galloway, Scotland
more info
1:30 PM International Red & White Show - Heifers (Coliseum)
Official: Pierre Boulet, Montmagny, Quebec, Canada Associate: Richard Landry, Ste-Brigitte-des-Saults, Quebec, Canada
more info
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Dairy Forage Seminar (Dairy Forage Seminar Stage) more info
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM Developing a Calf Program for Your Farm (Knowledge Nook)
Speakers: Dr. Bob James, Professor Emeritus, Virginia Tech University and Dr. Kimberley Morrill Presenting Company: Chr. Hansen
more info
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Expo en Español (Mendota 1)

How to Excel to a Leadership Position Presenter: Santiago Ledwith, DVM, MSc, Action Dairy Sponsor: Progressive Dairy
more info
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM NMC Feeder For Any Robotic Milking Farm (Knowledge Nook)
Speaker: Bradley Biehl, Farmer & President, AMS Galaxy USA Presenting Company: AMS Galaxy USA
more info
3:00 PM World Premier Brown Swiss Sale (Sale Pavilion) more info
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Happy Hour (The Tanbark)
Join fellow attendees and exhibitors in The Tanbark for Happy Hour, sponsored by Phibro Animal Health Corp.
more info
5:30 PM National Dairy Shrine Reception and Banquet (Atrium - Exhibition Hall)
Tickets Required

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*Schedule subject to change

Friday, October 1st, 2021
7:30 AM International Red & White Show - Cows/Groups (Coliseum)
Official: Pierre Boulet, Montmagny, Quebec, Canada Associate: Richard Landry, Ste-Brigitte-des-Saults, Quebec, Canada
more info
7:30 AM International Guernsey Show - Cows/Groups (Coliseum)
Official: Molly Sloan, Columbus, Wis. Associate: Glyn Lucas, Dumfries Galloway, Scotland
more info
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM The Business of Agriculture (The Tanbark)
Start your morning off right with Damian Mason and his talk, "The Business of Agriculture."
more info
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Trade Show
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM The Buddy System (Knowledge Nook)
Speaker: Laura Raatz, Calf and Youngstock Manager, Wagner Farms Presenting Company: Agri-Plastics
more info
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Hildebrand Farms Dairy - Virtual Farm Tour (Mendota 1)
Hildebrand Farms Dairy, Junction City, Kansas Sponsor: Kansas Department of Agriculture
more info
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Dairy Forage Seminar (Dairy Forage Seminar Stage) more info
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Animal-Centered Environments: Smart Barn Technology at Your Fingertips (Knowledge Nook)
Speaker: Mar Doornink, VP of Product Management Presenting Company: VES-Artex
more info
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM The Future of Beef on Dairy and Heifer Inventory Management (Mendota 2)
Presenter: Dr. Larry Corah, Kansas State University Sponsor: Quality Liquid Feeds, Inc.
more info
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM Predict Herd Risks When Needed Most: The Transition Period (Knowledge Nook)
Speaker: Dr. Ray Nebel, Research and Technical Consultant Presenting Company: Cow Manager
more info
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hendrickson Dairy - Virtual Farm Tour (Mendota 1)
Hendrickson Dairy, Menahga, Minn. Sponsor: Quality Liquid Feeds, Inc.
more info
12:00 PM International Holstein Show - Heifers (Coliseum)
Official: Mike Berry, Powell Butte, Ore. Associate: Tom DeGroot, Rosedale, British Columbia, Canada
more info
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM Rumen Protected Glucose For Dairy Cows (Knowledge Nook)
Speaker: Dr. David Casper, P.A.S., DPL ACAS, Technical Service Manager, Soy Best Presenting Company: Soy Best
more info
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Value-Added Products and Niche Marketing (Mendota 2)
Panelists: Chris Casiello, Arethusa Farm Dairy; Garry Hansen, Garry's Meadow Fresh; Alise Sjostrom, Redhead Creamery Moderator: Kaitlyn Riley, Wisconsin Beef Council
more info
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Dairy Forage Seminar (Dairy Forage Seminar Stage) more info
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM Make Longevity Her Legacy (Knowledge Nook)
Speaker: Chuck Sattler, Vice President of Genetic Programs, Select Sires, Inc. Presenting Company: Select Sires Inc.
more info
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Expo en Español (Mendota 1)

How Mid-managers Deal with Trouble Employees, Training Protocols and Tactics for Success Panelists: Juan Quezada, Milk Source, LLC; Santiago Ledwith DVM, MSc, Action Dairy; Carolina Pinzón MSc., FORTE Dairy Consulting Sponsor: Progressive Dairy
more info
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM Sand Bedding and Anaerobic Digestion (Knowledge Nook)
Speaker: Andrew Wedel, P.E., Director of International Business - Agriculture Presenting Company: McLanahan Corporation
more info
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Happy Hour (The Tanbark)
Join fellow attendees and exhibitors in The Tanbark for Happy Hour!
more info
7:00 PM World Classic '21 Holstein Sale (Showring - Coliseum) more info

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*Schedule subject to change

Saturday, October 2nd, 2021
7:30 AM International Holstein Show - Cows/Groups (Coliseum)
Official: Mike Berry, Powell Butte, Ore. Associate: Tom DeGroot, Rosedale, British Columbia, Canada
more info
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Tanbark Talk (The Tanbark)
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Trade Show
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM Mineral Nutrition is Instrumental to the Dairy Industry's Success (Knowledge Nook)
Speaker: Dr. Angela R. Boyer, Mineral Nutrition Technical Manager, Phibro Animal Health Presenting Company: Phibro Animal Health
more info
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Virtual Farm Tour (Mendota 1) more info
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Dairy Forage Seminar (Dairy Forage Seminar Stage) more info
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook)
Animal-Centered Environments: The Key to Healthy and Successful Farms Presenter: Dr. Mike Wolf, DVM Sponsor: VES-Artex
more info
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook) more info
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM What Would the Food Supply Look Like Without Animal Agriculture? (Mendota 2)
Presenter: Mary Beth Hall, Dairy Scientist, USDA Agricultural Research Service
more info
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook) more info
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook) more info
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook) more info
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook) more info
4:00 PM Parade of Champions (Coliseum)
The Parade of Champions is highlighted by the selection of 2021 Supreme Champion of World Dairy Expo.
more info

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*Schedule subject to change

Official Schedule

Select a day to see the scheduled events!

Sunday
Sunday, September 26th, 2021
10:00 AM World Dairy Expo Youth Fitting Contest (Sale Pavilion) +
World Dairy Expo Youth Fitting Contest will take place at 10:00 a.m. in the Sale Pavilion on Sunday, September 27, 2020. This contest is open to all youth ages, 13 to 21. Registration deadline is 5 p.m. Saturday, September 26.
more info
4:30 PM International Post-Secondary Dairy Cattle Judging Contest - Practical (Showring) more info
6:30 PM Dairy Cattle Exhibitor Appreciation Picnic (The Tanbark)

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*Schedule subject to change

Monday
Monday, September 27th, 2021
8:00 AM National 4-H, National Intercollegiate & International Post-Secondary Dairy Cattle Judging Contests (Coliseum) more info
2:00 PM World Dairy Expo Youth Showmanship Contest (Coliseum) +
Open to all youth, ages 9 to 21, the World Dairy Expo Youth Showmanship Contest will take place at 2:00 p.m. in the Coliseum on Monday, September 28, 2020. Registration deadline is 4 p.m. Sunday, September 27.
more info
5:30 PM National 4-H, National Intercollegiate & International Post-Secondary Dairy Cattle Judging Contest Awards Banquet (The Tanbark) +
Join fellow participants at 5:30 p.m. for a reception with dinner to follow at 6:30 p.m.
more info

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*Schedule subject to change

Tuesday
Tuesday, September 28th, 2021
7:00 AM International Junior Holstein Show (Coliseum) +
Official: Brandon Ferry, Hilbert, Wis. Associate: Tyler Reynolds, Corfu, N.Y.
more info
7:30 AM International Ayrshire Show (Coliseum) +
Official: Michael Creek, Hagerstown, Md. Associate: Jamie Howard, Burgessville, Ontario, Canada
more info
8:00 AM FFA Judging Events (SP, EH & Sheraton Madison Hotel) more info
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Tanbark Talk (The Tanbark)
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Trade Show
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM FFA Seminar (Mendota 1) more info
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook) more info
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM FFA Seminar (Mendota 1) more info
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook) more info
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook) more info
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Virtual Farm Tour (Mendota 1) more info
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook) more info
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Spreadsheets, Apps and Software for your Dairy (Mendota 2) +
Presenters: Dr. Larry Tranel, Jennifer Bentley and Fred Hall; Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Dairy Team Sponsor: VAS
more info
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook) more info
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM Mineral Nutrition is Instrumental to the Dairy Industry's Success (Knowledge Nook) +
Speaker: Dr. Angela R. Boyer, Mineral Nutrition Technical Manager, Phibro Animal Health Presenting Company: Phibro Animal Health
more info
3:30 PM International Jersey Show - Heifers (Coliseum) +
Official: Chad Ryan, Fond du Lac, Wis. Associate: Kevin Doeberiener, West Salem, Ohio
more info
4:00 PM International Milking Shorthorn Show - Heifers (Coliseum) +
Official: Dean Dohle, Halfway, Mo. Associate: Keith Fisher, New Enterprise, Pa.
more info
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Happy Hour (The Tanbark) +
Join fellow attendees and exhibitors in The Tanbark for Happy Hour!
more info
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM Commercial Exhibitor Party (Exhibition Hall Atrium) +
Sponsored by Hoard’s Dairyman and World Dairy Expo **For Commercial Exhibitors only

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*Schedule subject to change

Wednesday
Wednesday, September 29th, 2021
7:30 AM International Jersey Show - Cows/Groups (Coliseum) +
Official: Chad Ryan, Fond du Lac, Wis. Associate: Kevin Doeberiener, West Salem, Ohio
more info
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Tanbark Talk (The Tanbark) +
Start your morning off with Damian Mason and "The Business of Ag."
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Trade Show
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM How Computer Vision Technology Transforms Productivity and Herd Welfare on the Farm (Knowledge Nook) +
Speaker: Tyler Bramble, PhD, Growth Lead Manager, Cainthus Presenting Company: Cainthus
more info
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Dairy Forage Seminar (Dairy Forage Seminar Stage) more info
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Virtual Farm Tour (Mendota 1) more info
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Do You Have Clean Feed? (Knowledge Nook) +
Speakers: Dr. John Goeser, PhD, Rock River Lab, and Dr. Renato Schmidt, Forage Products Specialist, Lallemand Animal Nutrition Presenting Company: Lallemand Animal Nutrition
more info
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM How We Are Evaluating Farm Loans (Mendota 2) +
Panelists: Matthew Wilson, Rabo AgriFinance; Sam Miller, BMO Harris; Roger Murray, Farm Credit East Moderator: Millaine Wells, Local 5 WFRV Sponsor: Micro Technologies
more info
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM Brevant seeds Forage Superbowl Luncheon (Exhibition Hall - Mendota 3 &4) +
This event is open to forage producers from around the globe. An RSVP is required.
more info
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM Rumen Protected Glucose For Dairy Cows (Knowledge Nook) +
Speaker: Dr. David Casper, P.A.S., DPL ACAS, Technical Service Manager, Soy Best Presenting Company: Soy Best
more info
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Laughing Goat LLC - Virtual Farm Tour (Mendota 1) +
Laughing Goat LLC, Cuba City, Wis. Sponsor: Waikato Milking Systems USA
more info
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM Developing a Calf Program for Your Farm (Knowledge Nook) +
Speakers: Dr. Bob James, Professor Emeritus, Virginia Tech University and Dr. Kimberley Morrill Presenting Company: Chr. Hansen
more info
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Dairy Cow Productivity: More Important to the Profitability of Your Dairy Operation Than You Might Think (Mendota 2) +
Presenter: Peter Vitaliano, Vice President of Economic Policy & Market Research, National Milk Producers Federation Sponsor: National Milk Producers Federation
more info
1:30 PM International Milking Shorthorn Show - Cows/Groups (Coliseum) +
Official: Dean Dohle, Halfway, Mo. Associate: Keith Fisher, New Enterprise, Pa.
more info
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Dairy Forage Seminar (Dairy Forage Seminar Stage) more info
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM New Technologies for Producing Highly Digestible Forages for Feeding Dairy Cattle (Knowledge Nook) +
Speaker: Dr. David P. Casper Presenting Company: Ralco
more info
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Expo en Español (Mendota 1) +

Improving Cultural Understanding Between Farm Employees and Farm Management Presenter: Elsie González, M.S., Motiva Consulting Sponsor: Progressive Dairy
more info
2:30 PM International Brown Swiss Show - Heifers (Coliseum) +
Official: Lynn Harbaugh, Marion, Wis. Associate: Phillip Topp, Botkins, Ohio
more info
2:30 PM - 3:15 AM NMC Feeder For Any Robotic Milking Farm (Knowledge Nook) +
Speaker: Bradley Biehl, Farmer & President, AMS Galaxy USA Presenting Company: AMS Galaxy USA
more info
4:00 PM Top of the World Jersey Sale (Sale Pavilion) more info
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Happy Hour (The Tanbark) +
Join fellow attendees and exhibitors in The Tanbark for Happy Hour, sponsored by Phibro Animal Health Corp.
more info
6:30 PM Dinner with the Stars Banquet (Exhibition Hall) +
Join us as we honor the 2021 Expo Recognition Award Winners. Producers of the Year: Jim Ostrom, John Vosters and Todd Willer Industry Person of the Year: Steve Eicker and Connor Jameson International Person of the Year: Wijnand Pon Social Hour with the Stars will be held prior to the banquet in the Atrium of the Exhibition Hall beginning at 5:30 p.m.
more info
7:30 PM World Ayrshire Event Sale (Sale Pavilion) more info

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*Schedule subject to change

Thursday
Thursday, September 30th, 2021
7:30 AM International Brown Swiss Show - Cows/Groups (Coliseum) +
Official: Lynn Harbaugh, Marion, Wis. Associate: Phillip Topp, Botkins, Ohio
more info
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM U.S. Farm Report - LIVE! (The Tanbark) +
Join us in The Tanbark for a taping of the U.S. Farm Report - LIVE hosted by Tyne Morgan.
more info
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Trade Show
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM Animal-Centered Environments: The Key to Healthy and Successful Farms (Knowledge Nook) +
Speaker: Dr. Mike Wolf, Veterinarian Presenting Company: VES-Artex
more info
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Dairy Forage Seminar (Dairy Forage Seminar Stage) more info
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Steinhurst Dairy, LLC - Virtual Farm Tour (Mendota 1) +
Steinhurst Dairy, LLC, Creston, Ohio Sponsor: Purina Animal Nutrition, LLC
more info
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Enhancing Rumen Function with Native Rumen Microorganisms (Knowledge Nook) +
Speaker: Lisa Marotz, PhD, Microbiome Scientist Presenting Company: Native Microbials
more info
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM Dairy's Rapidly Changing Milk Market and Processing Landscape (Mendota 2) +
Presenter: Corey Geiger, Managing Editor, Hoard's Dairyman Sponsor: Mico Technologies
more info
11:30 AM - 12:15 AM New Technologies for Producing Highly Digestible Forages for Feeding Dairy Cattle (Knowledge Nook) +
Speaker: Dr. David P. Casper Presenting Company: Ralco
more info
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Virtual Farm Tour (Mendota 1) more info
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM Rumen Protected Glucose For Dairy Cows (Knowledge Nook) +
Speaker: Dr. David Casper, P.A.S., DPL ACAS, Technical Service Manager, Soy Best Presenting Company: Soy Best
more info
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Practical Employee Management Strategies (Mendota 2) +
Presenter: Dr. Robert Hagevoort, New Mexico State University Sponsor: The National Dairy FARM Program
more info
1:30 PM International Guernsey Show - Heifers (Coliseum) +
Official: Molly Sloan, Columbus, Wis. Associate: Glyn Lucas, Dumfries Galloway, Scotland
more info
1:30 PM International Red & White Show - Heifers (Coliseum) +
Official: Pierre Boulet, Montmagny, Quebec, Canada Associate: Richard Landry, Ste-Brigitte-des-Saults, Quebec, Canada
more info
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Dairy Forage Seminar (Dairy Forage Seminar Stage) more info
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM Developing a Calf Program for Your Farm (Knowledge Nook) +
Speakers: Dr. Bob James, Professor Emeritus, Virginia Tech University and Dr. Kimberley Morrill Presenting Company: Chr. Hansen
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Expo en Español (Mendota 1) +

How to Excel to a Leadership Position Presenter: Santiago Ledwith, DVM, MSc, Action Dairy Sponsor: Progressive Dairy
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2:30 PM - 3:15 PM NMC Feeder For Any Robotic Milking Farm (Knowledge Nook) +
Speaker: Bradley Biehl, Farmer & President, AMS Galaxy USA Presenting Company: AMS Galaxy USA
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3:00 PM World Premier Brown Swiss Sale (Sale Pavilion) more info
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Happy Hour (The Tanbark) +
Join fellow attendees and exhibitors in The Tanbark for Happy Hour, sponsored by Phibro Animal Health Corp.
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5:30 PM National Dairy Shrine Reception and Banquet (Atrium - Exhibition Hall) +
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Friday
Friday, October 1st, 2021
7:30 AM International Red & White Show - Cows/Groups (Coliseum) +
Official: Pierre Boulet, Montmagny, Quebec, Canada Associate: Richard Landry, Ste-Brigitte-des-Saults, Quebec, Canada
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7:30 AM International Guernsey Show - Cows/Groups (Coliseum) +
Official: Molly Sloan, Columbus, Wis. Associate: Glyn Lucas, Dumfries Galloway, Scotland
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8:00 AM - 9:00 AM The Business of Agriculture (The Tanbark) +
Start your morning off right with Damian Mason and his talk, "The Business of Agriculture."
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Trade Show
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM The Buddy System (Knowledge Nook) +
Speaker: Laura Raatz, Calf and Youngstock Manager, Wagner Farms Presenting Company: Agri-Plastics
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Hildebrand Farms Dairy - Virtual Farm Tour (Mendota 1) +
Hildebrand Farms Dairy, Junction City, Kansas Sponsor: Kansas Department of Agriculture
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Dairy Forage Seminar (Dairy Forage Seminar Stage) more info
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Animal-Centered Environments: Smart Barn Technology at Your Fingertips (Knowledge Nook) +
Speaker: Mar Doornink, VP of Product Management Presenting Company: VES-Artex
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM The Future of Beef on Dairy and Heifer Inventory Management (Mendota 2) +
Presenter: Dr. Larry Corah, Kansas State University Sponsor: Quality Liquid Feeds, Inc.
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11:30 AM - 12:15 PM Predict Herd Risks When Needed Most: The Transition Period (Knowledge Nook) +
Speaker: Dr. Ray Nebel, Research and Technical Consultant Presenting Company: Cow Manager
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hendrickson Dairy - Virtual Farm Tour (Mendota 1) +
Hendrickson Dairy, Menahga, Minn. Sponsor: Quality Liquid Feeds, Inc.
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12:00 PM International Holstein Show - Heifers (Coliseum) +
Official: Mike Berry, Powell Butte, Ore. Associate: Tom DeGroot, Rosedale, British Columbia, Canada
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12:30 PM - 1:15 PM Rumen Protected Glucose For Dairy Cows (Knowledge Nook) +
Speaker: Dr. David Casper, P.A.S., DPL ACAS, Technical Service Manager, Soy Best Presenting Company: Soy Best
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Value-Added Products and Niche Marketing (Mendota 2) +
Panelists: Chris Casiello, Arethusa Farm Dairy; Garry Hansen, Garry's Meadow Fresh; Alise Sjostrom, Redhead Creamery Moderator: Kaitlyn Riley, Wisconsin Beef Council
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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Dairy Forage Seminar (Dairy Forage Seminar Stage) more info
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM Make Longevity Her Legacy (Knowledge Nook) +
Speaker: Chuck Sattler, Vice President of Genetic Programs, Select Sires, Inc. Presenting Company: Select Sires Inc.
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Expo en Español (Mendota 1) +

How Mid-managers Deal with Trouble Employees, Training Protocols and Tactics for Success Panelists: Juan Quezada, Milk Source, LLC; Santiago Ledwith DVM, MSc, Action Dairy; Carolina Pinzón MSc., FORTE Dairy Consulting Sponsor: Progressive Dairy
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2:30 PM - 3:15 PM Sand Bedding and Anaerobic Digestion (Knowledge Nook) +
Speaker: Andrew Wedel, P.E., Director of International Business - Agriculture Presenting Company: McLanahan Corporation
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Happy Hour (The Tanbark) +
Join fellow attendees and exhibitors in The Tanbark for Happy Hour!
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7:00 PM World Classic '21 Holstein Sale (Showring - Coliseum) more info

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*Schedule subject to change

Saturday
Saturday, October 2nd, 2021
7:30 AM International Holstein Show - Cows/Groups (Coliseum) +
Official: Mike Berry, Powell Butte, Ore. Associate: Tom DeGroot, Rosedale, British Columbia, Canada
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8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Tanbark Talk (The Tanbark)
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Trade Show
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM Mineral Nutrition is Instrumental to the Dairy Industry's Success (Knowledge Nook) +
Speaker: Dr. Angela R. Boyer, Mineral Nutrition Technical Manager, Phibro Animal Health Presenting Company: Phibro Animal Health
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Virtual Farm Tour (Mendota 1) more info
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Dairy Forage Seminar (Dairy Forage Seminar Stage) more info
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook) +
Animal-Centered Environments: The Key to Healthy and Successful Farms Presenter: Dr. Mike Wolf, DVM Sponsor: VES-Artex
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook) more info
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM What Would the Food Supply Look Like Without Animal Agriculture? (Mendota 2) +
Presenter: Mary Beth Hall, Dairy Scientist, USDA Agricultural Research Service
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11:30 AM - 12:15 PM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook) more info
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook) more info
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook) more info
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM Knowledge Nook Session (Knowledge Nook) more info
4:00 PM Parade of Champions (Coliseum) +
The Parade of Champions is highlighted by the selection of 2021 Supreme Champion of World Dairy Expo.
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Alliant Energy Center

Madison, Wisconsin