Knowledge Nook

Located in the Atrium of the Exhibition Hall, the Knowledge Nook is a space designed for companies to showcase an innovative product, service or research that was introduced to the market since the last World Dairy Expo. There will be six, 45-minute sessions per day beginning at 9:30 a.m. 

The current list of 2021 Knowledge Nook Sessions and their sponors is below. It will continue to be updated as product launches are confirmed and new research is proven providing you a front-row seat to the latest the dairy industry has to offer. 

Innovation Unveiled also features additional cutting-edge products that can be found in the Trade Show.

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Tuesday, September 28
12:30 p.m.

Driving Sustainability for Dairy Farms: Manure Management

Speaker: Trond Lund, Head of Business Development

Presenting Company: ProStar Energy Solutions

1:30 p.m.

Optical Intelligence for Milk Quality

Speaker: Julia Somerdin, CEO and Cofounder

Presenting Company: Labby Inc.

2:30 p.m.

Mineral Nutrition is Instrumental to the Dairy Industry's Success

Speaker: Dr. Angela R. Boyer, Mineral Nutrition Technical Manager, Phibro Animal Health

Presenting Company: Phibro Animal Health

Wednesday, September 29
9:30 a.m.

How Computer Vision Technology Transforms Productivity and Herd Welfare on the Farm

Speaker: Tyler Bramble, PhD, Growth Lead Manager, Cainthus

Presenting Company: Cainthus

10:30 a.m.

Do You Have Clean Feed?

Speakers: Dr. John Goeser, PhD, Rock River Lab, and Dr. Renato Schmidt, Forage Products Specialist, Lallemand Animal Nutrition

Presenting Company: Lallemand Animal Nutrition

11:30 a.m.

Rumen Protected Glucose For Dairy Cows

Speaker: Dr. David Casper, P.A.S., DPL ACAS, Technical Service Manager, Soy Best

Presenting Company: Soy Best

12:30 p.m.

Developing a Calf Program for Your Farm

Speakers: Dr. Bob James, Professor Emeritus, Virginia Tech University and Dr. Kimberley Morrill

Presenting Company: Chr. Hansen

1:30 p.m.

New Technologies for Producing Highly Digestible Forages for Feeding Dairy Cattle

Speaker: Dr. David P. Casper

Presenting Company: Ralco

2:30 p.m.

NMC Feeder For Any Robotic Milking Farm

Speaker: Bradley Biehl, Farmer & President, AMS Galaxy USA

Presenting Company: AMS Galaxy USA

Thursday, September 30
9:30 a.m.

Animal-Centered Environments: The Key to Healthy and Successful Farms

Speaker: Dr. Mike Wolf, Veterinarian

Presenting Company: VES-Artex

10:30 a.m.

Enhancing Rumen Function with Native Rumen Microorganisms

Speaker: Lisa Marotz, PhD, Microbiome Scientist

Presenting Company: Native Microbials

11:30 a.m.

New Technologies for Producing Highly Digestible Forages for Feeding Dairy Cattle

Speaker: Dr. David P. Casper

Presenting Company: Ralco

12:30 p.m.

Rumen Protected Glucose For Dairy Cows

Speaker: Dr. David Casper, P.A.S., DPL ACAS, Technical Service Manager, Soy Best

Presenting Company: Soy Best

1:30 p.m.

Developing a Calf Program for Your Farm

Speakers: Dr. Bob James, Professor Emeritus, Virginia Tech University and Dr. Kimberley Morrill

Presenting Company: Chr. Hansen

2:30 p.m.

NMC Feeder For Any Robotic Milking Farm

Speaker: Bradley Biehl, Farmer & President, AMS Galaxy USA

Presenting Company: AMS Galaxy USA

Friday, October 1
9:30 a.m.

The Buddy System

Speaker: Laura Raatz, Calf and Youngstock Manager, Wagner Farms

Presenting Company: Agri-Plastics

10:30 a.m.

Animal-Centered Environments: Smart Barn Technology at Your Fingertips

Speaker: Mar Doornink, VP of Product Management

Presenting Company: VES-Artex

11:30 a.m.

Predict Herd Risks When Needed Most: The Transition Period

Speaker: Dr. Ray Nebel, Research and Technical Consultant

Presenting Company: Cow Manager

12:30 p.m.

Rumen Protected Glucose For Dairy Cows

Speaker: Dr. David Casper, P.A.S., DPL ACAS, Technical Service Manager, Soy Best

Presenting Company: Soy Best

1:30 p.m.

Make Longevity Her Legacy

Speaker: Chuck Sattler, Vice President of Genetic Programs, Select Sires, Inc.

Presenting Company: Select Sires Inc.

2:30 p.m.

Sand Bedding and Anaerobic Digestion

Speaker: Andrew Wedel, P.E., Director of International Business - Agriculture

Presenting Company: McLanahan Corporation

Saturday, October 2
9:30 a.m.

Mineral Nutrition is Instrumental to the Dairy Industry's Success

Speaker: Dr. Angela R. Boyer, Mineral Nutrition Technical Manager, Phibro Animal Health

Presenting Company: Phibro Animal Health