News Release

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

CONTACT: Katie Schmitt, Communications Manager, kschmitt@wdexpo.com
PHONE:      608-224-6455

Knowledge Nook Sessions Highlight New Products, Services and Research

MADISON, WIS. – Created to be a space for companies to showcase their innovations at World Dairy Expo, the Knowledge Nook returns with another great lineup this fall. Presented Tuesday through Friday in the atrium of the Exhibition Hall, these educational sessions provide a chance for company experts, researchers, and producers to share new products, services or research introduced to the industry since the last WDE with Expo attendees.

The current list of 2022 Knowledge Nook Sessions and their sponsors is below. Visit www.worlddairyexpo.com or download Expo’s free mobile app to view an up-to-date schedule and more information on these sessions.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4
9:30 a.m.
Revolutionizing Animal Health with Quorum Quenching Technology
Speaker: Jeff Brose, Ph.D., Technical Services Consultant, AHV USA
Presenting Company: AHV USA 

10:30 a.m.
Rumen Protected Glucose for Dairy Cows
Speaker: Tim Brown, Ph.D., Nutrition Technical Service Manager, Soy Best
Presenting Company: Soy Best 

11:30 a.m.
Meet the New Generation of Herd Management
Speaker: Joya McCarthy, Product Manager, VAS
Presenting Company: VAS 

12:30 p.m.
The Environmental Benefits of Modern Dairy, Hay, and Forage Production Technologies
Speaker: Austin Gellings, Director, Agricultural Services, Association of Equipment Manufacturers
Presenting Company: Association of Equipment Manufacturers

1:30 p.m.
Reducing Pathogen Loads in Recycled Manure Solids Used as Dairy Bedding to Decrease SCC and Incidence of Mastitis
Speaker: Ben Saylor, Ph.D., Dairy Technical Services Manager, ARM & HAMMER Animal and Food Production
Presenting Company: ARM & HAMMER Animal and Food Production

2:30 p.m.
IgY Technology: Unlocking Future Improvements in Health and Sustainability
Speakers: Roger Saltman, DVM, RLS Management Solutions LLC, and Shawn Jones, PhD, Arkion Life Sciences
Presenting Company: Arkion Life Sciences 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5

9:30 a.m.         
Rumen Protected Glucose for Dairy Cows
Speaker: Tim Brown, Ph.D., Nutrition Technical Service Manager, Soy Best
Presenting Company: Soy Best 

10:30 a.m.       
Application of Manure In-Season with a Permanent Underground Irrigation System
Speakers: Kurt Grimm, Founder and CEO, NutraDrip Irrigation Systems
Presenting Company: NutraDrip Irrigation Systems 

11:30 a.m.       
A New Opportunity to Enhance Transition Cow Health and Performance through Vitamin D Nutrition: Calcidiol A New Form of Vitamin D Now Available to Feed Dairy Cattle
Speaker: Ken Zanzalari, Ph.D., Dipl. ACAN, Product Director, Phibro Animal Health Corp.
Presenting Company: Phibro Animal Health Corp.

12:30 p.m.      
Behind a Successful Lactation is a Proper Dry-off
Speaker: Luciano Caxieta, DVM, Assistant Professor of Dairy Production Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota
Presenting Company: Boehringer Ingelheim 

1:30 p.m.        
Supporting Normal with Effective Probiotics
Speaker: Steve Lerner, Ph.D., Head of Marketing & Product Management, Chr. Hansen
Presenting Company: Chr. Hansen 

2:30 p.m.        
Fueling The Future: Smells Like Methane
Speakers: Mark Lowery, Regional Marketing Manager, New Holland North America, and Tom Taylor, Production Lead, Bennamann LTD
Presenting Company: New Holland

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6

9:30 a.m.
Advances in On-site Feed Analysis for Improved Production and Herd Health
Speaker: Mostafa Medhat, Senior Director, Product and Technology Applications, Si-Ware Systems
Presenting Company: Si-Ware Systems 

10:30 a.m.
Supporting Normal with Effective Probiotics
Speaker: Steve Lerner, Ph.D., Head of Marketing & Product Management, Chr. Hansen
Presenting Company: Chr. Hansen 

11:30 a.m.       
A New Opportunity to Enhance Transition Cow Health and Performance through Vitamin D Nutrition: Calcidiol A New Form of Vitamin D Now Available to Feed Dairy Cattle
Speaker: Ken Zanzalari, Ph.D., Dipl. ACAN, Product Director, Phibro Animal Health Corp.
Presenting Company: Phibro Animal Health Corp. 

12:30 p.m.      
Fast and Slow: Aerobically Stable Silage in 15 Days
Speaker: Renato Schmidt, Ph.D., Technical Services – Forage, Lallemand Animal Nutrition
Presenting Company: Lallemand Animal Nutrition 

1:30 p.m.        
Application of Manure In-Season with a Permanent Underground Irrigation System
Speakers: Kurt Grimm, Founder and CEO, NutraDrip Irrigation Systems
Presenting Company: NutraDrip Irrigation Systems

2:30 p.m.        
Rumen Protected Glucose for Dairy Cows
Speaker: Tim Brown, Ph.D., Nutrition Technical Service Manager, Soy Best
Presenting Company: Soy Best 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7

9:30 a.m.         
Mapping Out a Successful Mineral Nutrition Feeding Program
Speaker: Angela R. Boyer, Ph.D., Senior Technical Service Manager, Phibro Animal Health Corp.
Presenting Company: Phibro Animal Health Corp. 

10:30 a.m.       
Reducing Pathogen Loads in Recycled Manure Solids Used as Dairy Bedding to Decrease SCC and Incidence of Mastitis
Speaker: Ben Saylor, Ph.D., Dairy Technical Services Manager, ARM & HAMMER Animal and Food Production
Presenting Company: ARM & HAMMER Animal and Food Production 

11:30 a.m.
Meet the New Generation of Herd Management
Speaker: Joya McCarthy, Product Manager, VAS
Presenting Company: VAS 

12:30 p.m.
Fitness to Transport On-Farm Implementation
Speaker: Michelle Calvo-Lorenzo, Ph.D., Chief Animal Welfare Officer, Elanco Animal Health
Presenting Companies: The National Dairy FARM Program and Elanco Animal Health 

Serving as the meeting place of the global dairy industry, World Dairy Expo brings together the latest in dairy innovation and the best cattle in North America. The global dairy industry will return to Madison, Wisconsin for the 55th event, October 2 – 7, 2022, when the world’s largest dairy-focused trade show, dairy and forage seminars, a world-class dairy cattle show and more will be on display. Admission tickets to WDE can be purchased at worlddairyexpo.com. Download the World Dairy Expo mobile event app or follow WDE on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, or YouTube for more information. 

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