The 2016 Alltech Wisconsin Dairy School, “What’s your score?” will bring dairy producers and Packers fans together to focus on metrics. Attendees will have the opportunity to discuss financial success, technology, fertility and techniques for ensuring cows have a good start. The event is set for December 15, 2016 from 8:10am to 4pm at Lambeau Field Atrium, Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Former Green Bay Packers player, Nick Collins, will talk on building a plan to achieve success. Producer presentations will include: Brent Copenhaver, “Strategies for a Successful Expansion,” owner, Villa Dale LLC; Karl Funk, “Focusing on Herd Health to Maximize Profits,” owner, Funk’s Midway Dairy; and Steve Whitesides. “Dairy Farming in Hawaii Versus Dairy Farming in Idaho”, owner, Whitesides Dairy Inc.
Other speakers and topics include:
– “MEASURING AND DETERMINING FINANCIAL SUCCESS” – Dr. Greg Bethard, CFO of Pagel’s Ponderosa Dairy and Dairy Dreams
– “JUST BY THE TOUCH OF A FINGER, KNOW EXACTLY WHAT IS GOING ON WITH YOUR COWS” – Tom Breunig, general manager of SCR
– “INTEGRATION OF REPRODUCTIVE PROGRAMS AND TECHNOLOGY TO INCREASE FERTILITY” – Dr. Paul Fricke, professor, University of Wisconsin
– “FRESH COWS NEVER GET OVER A GOOD OR BAD START: WHAT WE NEED TO DO TO ENSURE A GOOD START FOR FRESH COWS” – Dr. Silvio Miranda, dairy specialist for Alltech Canada
To register for the event, please contact Emma Offenburger, Alltech Wisconsin on-farm development business coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (920) 386-9651.