Carver County Dairy Expo moves to virtual platform for 2021

University of Minnesota Extension

Topics include reducing mastitis, heifer raising, and dairy markets

 The  29th Annual Carver County Dairy Expo will be held on Monday, February 15, 2021 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. delivered via a free Zoom webinar. Management strategies in reducing mastitis, improving costs in heifer raising, along with a snapshot of dairy markets and policy will be the featured topics. Hosted by the University of Minnesota Extension and the Carver County Dairy Core Team, this event will be offered online this year with a zoom webinar platform.  Registrants will be able to attend the live Zoom presentation or will receive a link to the recordings for later viewing.

The 2020 Carver County Dairy Expo will feature three speakers. Dr. Sandra Godden, DVM, UMN College of Veterinary Medicine will discuss improved methods of  reducing mastitis with better bedding management  and her research work with selective dry cow therapy. Jud Heinrichs, who has thirty years of Dairy Extension experience with Penn State University,  will share his work and data on improving heifer raising costs.  The event  will be wrapped up with a presentation on what current dairy markets and policy looks like from the perspective of Chris A Wolf, Professor, Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management  at  Cornell University.

For registration information along with a full schedule of events contact Colleen Carlson at,  507-521-3640 or visit the event website at  

Event Details:

29th Annual Carver County Dairy Expo

Monday, February 15, 2021

9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Registration is free

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  • 9:30 Welcome


  • 9:40-10:10  Sandra Godden, DVM, Professor, UMN College of Veterinary Medicine

Updates on Avenues of Mastitis Prevention: Bedding Management and Selective Dry Cow Therapy

  • 10:20-10:50   Jud Heinrichs, professor, Dairy Nutrition, Penn State

Strategies to Improve Heifer Raising Costs

  • 11:00 to 11:45  Christopher A. Wolf, Professor, Ag Economics, Cornell University,,

What we know today: Ag Dairy Market and Policy Update

  • 12:00 Final Remarks

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