2010 World Dairy Expo Recap

Cindy Zimmerman

world dairy expo 2010Finally finished the last post from the 2010 World Dairy Expo today – here are some of the highlights, in case you missed it.

Amazing Results in Boosting Milk Fat Levels – interview with Dr. Scott Bascom, a nutritionist with Cooperative Plus in Wisconsin.

How Lower Protein Rations Can Increase the Bottom Line
– interviews with Dr. Larry Chase with Cornell University and Dr. Bob Stoltzfus with Lancaster Veterinary Associates.

Five Star Dairy Wins Environmental Award – first ever award by Wisconsin Dairy Business Association.

Hoard’s 125th Birthday Bash – video of the Badger band and interview with Gary Vorpahl.

RFID at the Speed of Commerce – using ultra high radio frequency (UHF) to tag identify large groups of moving animals.

Interviews with Dairyman and Dairy Woman of the Year – Don Bennink of Florida and Liz Doornink of Wisconsin.

Precision Feeding of Dairy Replacement Heifers – interview with Pat Hoffman from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Award Winning Dairy Credit Scours Protection – Interview with Dave Hartford of Oakridge-Bahler Farm, Connecticut.

Check out these videos of some of what was new at the show this year:

Using a Brix Refractometer to Measure Colostrum Quality

Robotic Post-Milking Spray System

New Robotic Feedpusher

Big thanks again to our sponsors this year!
Alpharma Arm & Hammer Charleston-Orwig Novartis Animal Health and Novus

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