2019 Daily Schedule

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Admission (12 years and older): $12 daily  |  $35 Season   
Cash only accepted at gates and admission includes free parking

LOCATIONS
(AR) = Arena Building       (C) = Coliseum          (EH) = Exhibition Hall
(SP) = Sale Pavilion           (P1) = New Holland Pavilion 1
(TB) The Tanbark, presented by Compeer Financial


Trade Show Hours The Tanbark, presented by Compeer Financial 

Tuesday - Friday

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Food Service, Tuesday - Friday 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Food Service, Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Bar, Daily 11:00 a.m. - close
Mycogen Seeds Attendee Learning Lounge (P1) Happy Hour, Tuesday - Friday 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open during Trade Show hours
Purple Cow Gift Shop (EH)
Expo Family Lounge (EH) Monday 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Sponsored by Dairy Girl Network Tuesday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Open during Trade Show hours Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, September 29

10:00 a.m. WDE Youth Fitting Contest (SP)
4:30 p.m. International Post-Secondary Dairy Cattle Judging Contest - Practical

Monday, September 30

8:00 a.m. National 4-H, National Intercollegiate & International Post-Secondary Dairy Cattle Judging Contests (C)
2:00 p.m. Showmanship Judges Clinic (C)
7:00 p.m. National 4-H, National Intercollegiate & International Post-Secondary Dairy Cattle Judging Contests Banquet (EH)

Tuesday, October 1

7:15 a.m. International Junior Holstein Show (C)
7:30 a.m. International Ayrshire Show (C)
8:00 a.m. Town Hall Meeting with Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue
8:00 a.m. FFA Judging Events (SP, EH & Sheraton Madison Hotel)
8:30 a.m. Public Meeting - Genetics of Dairy Feed Efficiency hosted by Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding (EH)
9:00 - 11:00 a.m. FFA Seminars (EH)
10:30 a.m. Knowledge Nook Session - Keep Your Animals Moving (EH)
11:30 a.m. FFA Keynote Speaker (EH)
11:30 a.m. Knowledge Nook Session - Growing Your Business for Generations to Come - Are We Shaping the Right Model? (EH)
12:30 p.m. Knowledge Nook Session - Labor Issues and Animal Welfare - Are Milking Robots Part of the Solution? (EH)
1:00 p.m. Expo Seminar - Domestic and Global Beverage Trends: How U.S. Dairy Innovation Can Seize the Opportunity (EH)
1:30 p.m. Knowledge Nook Session - Essential Microbial Support: Improving Health and Performance with Probiotics (EH)
2:00 p.m. Virtual Farm Tour - Kieler Farms Inc. (EH)
3:00 p.m. International Jersey Show - Heifers (C)
3:00 p.m. International Milking Shorthorn Show - Heifers (C)
4:00 p.m. Happy Hour, sponsored by Phibro Animal Health Corp. (TB)

Wednesday, October 2

7:30 a.m. International Jersey Show - Cows/Groups (C)
9:30 a.m. Knowledge Nook Session - Evolution of Hybrid Alfalfa and What's Next (EH)
10:00 a.m. Dairy Forage Seminar - Interseeding Alfalfa into Silage Corn (AR)
10:30 a.m. Knowledge Nook Session - Better Haymaking - Greater ROI and feed quality for dairy operations through denser bales (EH)
11:00 a.m. Mycogen Seeds Forage Superbowl Luncheon (EH) Tickets Required
11:00 a.m. Expo Seminar - What Drives Financial Success on a Dairy (EH)
11:30 a.m. Knowledge Nook Session - Herd Insights Brought to Life with Augmented Reality (EH)
12:00 p.m. Virtual Farm Tour - Moo-Riah Dairy (EH)
12:30 p.m. International Milking Shorthorn Show - Cows/Groups (C)
12:30 p.m. Knowledge Nook Session - Colostrum For So Many OTHER Reasons (EH)
1:00 p.m. Expo Seminar - The Makeup of Your Milk Check (EH)
1:30 p.m. Dairy Forage Seminar - How We Make Dairy-Quality Hay and Baleage (AR)
1:30 p.m. Knowledge Nook Session - Managing Crossbreds Health and How to Market Them (EH)
2:00 p.m. Virtual Farm Tour - Aurora Ridge Dairy (EH)
2:00 p.m. International Brown Swiss Show - Heifers (C)
4:00 p.m. Top of the World Jersey Sale (SP)
4:00 p.m. Happy Hour, sponsored by Compeer Financial (TB)
4:00 p.m. Public Meeting - UW-Madison Reception (EH)
5:00 p.m. WDE Welcome Reception (EH)
7:00 p.m. Dinner with the Stars Banquet (EH) Tickets Required
7:30 p.m. World Ayrshire Event Sale (SP)

Thursday, October 3

7:30 a.m. International Brown Swiss Show - Cows/Groups (C)
9:00 a.m. Public Meeting - Understanding the Stressors on Today's Dairy Farms hosted by UW-River Falls (EH)
9:30 a.m. Knowledge Nook Session - Colostrum For So Many OTHER Reasons (EH)
10:00 a.m. Dairy Forage Seminar - Corn Silage Hybrids: Cost of Digestible Fiber (AR)
10:30 a.m. Knowledge Nook Session - Estrotect Breeding Indicators - A new reproduction management tool (EH)
11:00 a.m. Expo Seminar - Proactive Management Practices to Reduce Antibiotic Usage on Your Dairy (EH)
11:30 a.m. Knowledge Nook Session - Phixup - An innovative and natural way to minimize the risk of acidosis (EH)
12:00 p.m. Virtual Farm Tour - Albright Jerseys LLC (EH)
12:00 p.m. Public Meeting - ADC Milk Minute LIVE, hosted by American Dairy Coalition (EH)
12:30 p.m. Knowledge Nook Session - Starting Calves with Force - Lifetime healthier and production begins on day one (EH)
1:00 p.m. Expo Seminar - Climate Change - Reducing the Dairy Industry's Carbon Footprint and Greenhouse Gas Emissions (EH)
1:30 p.m. International Guernsey Show - Heifers (C)
1:30 p.m. International Red & White Show - Heifers (C)
1:30 p.m. Dairy Forage Seminar - Managing Manure on Forage Crops for Economic and Environmental Benefits (AR)
1:30 p.m. Knowledge Nook Session - Acoustic Pulse Technology – Increasing Milk Yield and Treating Mastitis Free of Antibiotics (EH)
2:00 p.m. Virtual Farm Tour - Richland Dairy, LLC (EH)
2:00 p.m. World Premier Brown Swiss Sale (SP)
3:00 p.m. Public Meeting - South Dakota State University Reception (EH)
4:00 p.m. Happy Hour, sponsored by Compeer Financial (TB)
4:30 p.m. Public Meeting - NAMA Reception (EH)
4:30 p.m. Public Meeting - UW-Platteville (EH)
5:30 p.m. National Dairy Shrine Reception and Banquet (EH) Tickets Required
6:00 p.m. World Dairy Expo Youth Showmanship Contest (C)

Friday, October 4

7:30 a.m. International Guernsey Show - Cows/Groups (C)
7:30 a.m. International Red & White Show - Cows/Groups (C)
9:00 a.m. The Future of Dairy Exports: Responding to Challenges and Creating Opportunities (EH)
9:30 a.m. Knowledge Nook Session - Colostrum For So Many OTHER Reasons (EH)
10:00 a.m. Dairy Forage Seminar - Evaluating Reduced-Lignin Alfalfa Yield and Quality Across the United States (AR)
10:30 a.m. Knowledge Nook Session - Starting Calves with Force - Lifetime healthier and production begins on day one (EH)
11:00 a.m. Expo Seminar - Why Heifer Maturity Matters (EH)
11:00 a.m. Public Meeting - Sharing Wisdom Educational Seminar hosted by Dairy Girl Network (EH)
11:30 a.m. Knowledge Nook Session - Microbial Inoculation Improves Silage Aerobic Stability after Short-Term Fermentation: Fact or Fiction? (EH)
12:00 p.m. International Holstein Show - Heifers (C)
12:00 p.m. Virtual Farm Tour - Ratliff Jerseys (EH)
12:30 p.m. Knowledge Nook Session - Component Production: Is your herd efficiency up to par? (EH)
1:00 p.m. Expo Seminar - Are You Buying Your Milk Production? (EH)
1:30 p.m. Dairy Forage Seminar - Incorporation of Cereal-Grain Forages into Rations for Lactating Cows (AR)
1:30 p.m. Knowledge Nook Session - Managing Crossbreds Health and How to Market Them (EH)
2:00 p.m. Virtual Farm Tour - Paulus Dairy LLC (EH)
4:00 p.m. Happy Hour, sponsored by Compeer Financial (TB)
5:00 p.m. International Reception (EH)
5:00 p.m. Public Meeting - UW-River Falls Reception (EH)
7:00 p.m. World Classic '19 Holstein Sale

Saturday, October 5

7:30 a.m. International Holstein Show - Cows/Groups (C)
9:30 a.m. Knowledge Nook Session - Simplified Farm Data Management with UNIFORM (EH)
10:00 a.m. Dairy Forage Seminar - Getting the Most Out of Your Rations: Feed and Nitrogen Efficiency (AR)
10:30 a.m. Knowledge Nook Session - DeLaval: 360 Degree Interactive Virtual Facility Tours (EH)
11:00 a.m. Expo Seminar - Dairy Farm Financial Decision Making in Turbulent Times (EH)
12:00 p.m. Virtual Farm Tour - Fischer-Clark Dairy Farm (EH)
4:00 p.m. Parade of Champions and Selection of 2019 Supreme Champions (C)
4:00 p.m. Trade Show Closes
5:30 p.m. World Dairy Expo 2019 Closes

*Schedule subject to change