2017 Alltech Wisconsin Dairy School will focus on integrating tradition with technologies

WHAT:            Attendees of the Alltech Wisconsin Dairy School will have the opportunity to learn how to successfully integrate  past traditions and today’s technology to prepare for the future of their farm.

Guests will also hear from Green Bay Packers Hall of Famer and host of “Packers Live,” Larry McCarren.


WHEN:            Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017

8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. CST


WHERE:         Lambeau Field Atrium, Green Bay, Wisconsin


MORE:            Agenda:

8:00–9:00 a.m.

“Technology Round Table”

Producer panel discussion

10:00–10:40 a.m.

“New Ways of Thinking to Care for and Develop Your Future Herd”

Bob James, owner, Down Home Heifer Solutions, and professor emeritus, Virginia Tech dairy science department


10:45–11:25 a.m.

“Continuing the Tradition: Training the Next Generation”

Dr. Robert Hagevoort, New Mexico State University Agricultural Science Center

11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

“Obtaining Competitive Advantages Through Technologies”

Robbie Walker, chief executive officer, KEENAN

12:00–12:45 p.m. Lunch

1:00 p.m.–1:40 p.m.

“Strategies to Capture More Profits”

Dr. Roger Scaletti, mineral management technical support, Alltech

1:45–2:45 p.m.

Market update

Carl Babler, Atten Babler Risk Management

2:45–3:00 p.m.

Wrap up

3:00–4:00 p.m.

Larry McCarren interview

Speakers will be available for interviews.

To register for the event, please contact the Alltech Wisconsin office at 920-386-9651 or email [email protected].

Founded in 1980 by Irish entrepreneur and scientist Dr. Pearse Lyons, Alltech discovers and delivers solutions for the sustainable nutrition of plants, animals and people. With more than 100 manufacturing sites globally, Alltech is a leading producer and processor of yeast and organic trace minerals, and our flagship algae production facility in Kentucky is one of only two of its kind in the world.


Our guiding ACE principle seeks to develop solutions that are safe for the Animal, Consumer and the Environment. Our more than 5,000 team members worldwide put this purpose to work every day for our customers.

Alltech is a family-owned company, which allows us to adapt quickly to emerging customer needs and to stay focused on advanced innovation. Headquartered just outside of Lexington, Kentucky, USA, Alltech has a strong presence in all regions of the world. For further information, visit www.alltech.com/news. Join us in conversation on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.