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Dairy Days

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 • Whiteside Amish Community Building, Whiteside, KS
Please pre-register by calling; Reno County Extension Office, 620-662-2371 or darrenbusick@ksu.edu


Thursday, February 7, 2019 • Seneca Community Center, Seneca, KS
Please pre-register by calling: Meadowlark Extension District Office at 785-336-2184 or 785-364-4125 or email: jholthau@ksu.edu

Agenda

Thank you to the Kansas Dairy Commission for sponsoring lunch during both meetings.

View invitation and schedule.

View press release about the event

Tuesday, February 5 • Whiteside Site Agenda

9:45 AM    Tradeshow Setup
10:00 AM  Registration and Trade Show
10:30 AM  Dr. Mike Brouk, PhD - “Using Robots to Milk Cows”
10:50 AM  Mr. Kevin Lager - “Dairy-Beef Crosses Increase Revenue”
11:10 AM  Dr. Caio Gamarra, DVM - “Increasing Days in the Close-Up Pen of Heat-Stressed Cows”
11:25 AM  Dr. Jay Amamcharla, PhD - “Dairy Foods Research at K-State”
11:55 AM  Lunch
12:30 PM  Ms. Stephanie Eckroat - “KDA/KDC Update”
12:40 PM  Mr. Ron Grusenmeyer - “Midwest Dairy Association Update”  
12:55 PM  Dr. Gene Boomer, DVM - “Managing ‘Gut Health’ for Healthier Cows and Higher Production”
1:25 PM  Ms. Callie Toews, Southwest Dairy Farmers - “Learning About Dairy – Mobile Dairy Classroom”
1:40 PM  Dr. Scott Dennis - “Should You Consider Fiber and Starch Digestibility When Selecting a Silage Hybrid?”
2:10 PM  Ms. Gretchen Raybuck, DFA Commodity Risk Management Analyst
2:30 PM  Ms. Katie Olagaray - “Herbal Medicine for Cows? How a Chinese Extract Impacted Transition Cow Performance”
2:45 PM  Ms. Emily Voris, Animal Health Planner, KDA - “The Kansas Secure Milk Supply Plan”
3:00 PM  Door prizes and adjourn

  Thursday, February 7 • Seneca Site Agenda

 9:45 AM   Tradeshow Setup
10:00 AM  Registration and Trade Show
10:30 AM  Dr. Mike Brouk, PhD - “Using Robots to Milk Cows”
10:50 AM  Dr. Gene Boomer, DVM - “Managing ‘Gut Health’ for Healthier Cows and Higher Production”
11:20 AM  Dr. Jay Amamcharla, PhD - “Dairy Foods Research at K-State”
11:50 PM  Lunch
12:25 PM  Ms. Stephanie Eckroat - “KDA/KDC Update”
12:35 PM  Mr. Ron Grusenmeyer - “Midwest Dairy Association Update”
12:50 PM  Mr. Ryan Bodenhausen - “Dairy-Beef Crosses Increase Revenue”
1:10 PM   Ms. Katie Olagaray - “Herbal Medicine for Cows? How a Chinese Extract Impacted Transition Cow Performance”
1:25 PM   Dr. Scott Dennis - “Should You Consider Fiber and Starch Digestibility When Selecting a Silage Hybrid?”
1:55 PM   Ms. Callie Toews, Southwest Dairy Farmers - “Learning About Dairy – Mobile Dairy Classroom”
2:10 PM   Ms. Gretchen Raybuck, DFA Commodity Risk Management Analyst
2:30 PM   Ms. Emily Voris, Animal Health Planner, KDA - “The Kansas Secure Milk Supply Plan”
2:45 PM   Dr. Caio Gamarra, DVM - “Increasing Days in the Close-Up Pen of Heat-Stressed Dry Cows”
3:00 PM   Door prizes and adjourn 

For more information, please contact Mike Brouk

View the Dairy Day Reports

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