2010 World Dairy Expo Recap

Cindy Zimmerman

Finally 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 …

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Precision Feeding Dairy Replacement Heifers

Cindy Zimmerman

Alpharma sponsored a media breakfast at World Dairy Expo featuring the latest research into precision feeding of dairy replacement heifers, presented by Pat Hoffman with the Department of Dairy Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. “There’s been a lot of research work around the country on trying to capture some management practices that improve feed efficiency and reduce costs for …

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2010 World Dairy Expo Coverage

Cindy Zimmerman

The 44th annual World Dairy Expo is ready to officially kick off on Tuesday morning here in Madison, Wisconsin. The cows are in their stalls, the exhibitors are set up, and more than 65,000 producers and industry enthusiasts from 90 countries are already here or on their way to the dairy destination of the year. World Dairy Expo sets the …

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Milking Parlor: World Dairy Expo Preview

John Davis

World Dairy Expo is just around the corner, taking place at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin, Sept 28th – Oct. 2nd. Lisa Behnke is the marketing Manager for the expo, celebrating its 44th anniversary this year. She promises the event will be bigger and better than ever. “We have a tremendous dairy trade show, the world’s largest. We …

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Alpharma Launches Anaplasmosis Webinar

Cindy Zimmerman

Alpharma Animal Health has launched an online webinar that discusses the current status of anaplasmosis in cattle in the U.S. The webinar is based on an expert panel that convened in late 2009 featuring Dr. Hans Coetzee and Dr. Denny Hausmann, experts with extensive experience managing the disease and incorporating new strategies for diagnosis and control. The webinar provides a …

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Alpharma Offers Booklet on Anaplasmosis

Cindy Zimmerman

Anaplasmosis is a tick-borne disease that causes loss of production and abortion in beef cattle and significant decreases in milk production in dairy cattle. Alpharma Animal Health has just come out with a new “Answer Book for Anaplasmosis” that provides straightforward answers to common questions about the disease, such as: What is anaplasmosis? How does anaplasmosis spread? How are infected …

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Alpharma to Offer Anaplasmosis Webinar

Cindy Zimmerman

Anaplasmosis is a tick-borne disease that causes loss of production and abortion in beef cattle and significant decreases in milk production in dairy cattle. Each individual case of anaplasmosis is estimated to cost about $400 per animal, and the total cost to the industry is estimated to be above $300 million in the U.S. While producers in the Southern U.S. …

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Alpharma Helps Producers Protect Investment

Cindy Zimmerman

2009 World Dairy Expo coverage sponsored by: World Dairy Expo Photo Album With today’s economic situation in the dairy industry, it is very wise for producers to do all they can to protect the investment they have made in their animals. At World Dairy Expo, I talked with Lance Fox of Alpharma about maximizing disease protection in the first critical …

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Professional Dairy Producers at World Dairy Expo

Cindy Zimmerman

2009 World Dairy Expo coverage sponsored by: World Dairy Expo Photo Album Providing education and information for dairy producers is the goal of the Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin (PDPW), which kept them busy at the 2009 World Dairy Expo last week. While Wisconsin is in the name of the organization, Executive Director Shelly Mayer says they actually have grown …

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A Legend Places Second at World Dairy Expo 2009

Cindy Zimmerman

Frosty may have been crowned the supreme champion at World Dairy Expo 2009 on Saturday night, but it was the legendary Snickerdoodle who stole the show. The sweet 11-year-old Brown Swiss is an eight-time class winner, six-time World Dairy Expo Champion, and was named Supreme Champion in 2003 and Reserve Supreme Champion in 2008. At six years and nine months …

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