Herd Health and Nutrition Conference: Early bird rates expire on Tuesday!

April 9 – 10, 2018
Doubletree by Hilton, Syracuse, NY
Presented by PRO-DAIRY and Northeast Agribusiness and Feed Alliance (NEAFA)

Join other feed industry representatives, agriservice personnel, veterinarians, and dairy producers to increase your knowledge of current herd health and nutrition management techniques.



 Monday, April 9, 2018
5:00 p.m. Pre-Conference Reception with Speakers and Sponsors
 Tuesday, April 10, 2018
7:30 a.m. Registration and Exhibits Open
7:30 a.m. ?Networking Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Welcome
8:40 a.m. Milk Fatty Acids as Herd Management Tools
Heather Dann, William H. Miner Institute
9:30 a.m. Vaccination Protocols and Immune Status of Dairy Herds
Rob Lynch, Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY
10:20 a.m. Break
Exhibits open
10:50 a.m. Non-GMO Feeding and Cropping: Panel Discussion
Tom Overton, Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY (moderator)
Crystina Books, Du Mond Ag LLC; Larry Chase, Cornell University; and Joe Lawrence, Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY (panelists)
11:50 a.m. Lunch
Exhibits open
1:00 p.m. Forage Fiber (In)Digestibility and Physical Form: What You Need to Know in 2018
Mike Van Amburgh, Cornell University
1:50 p.m. Feeding Management for Robotic Parlor Farms
Todd Ward, Direct Dairy Nutrition Services LLC
2:40 p.m. Strategies for Low Milk Margin – View from Outside the Northeast: Panel Discussion
Stacia True (moderator)
Jim Tully, Pine Creek Nutrition Service; Greg Zuver, Caledonia Elevator; and Kevin Jones, Ghost Hollow Consulting (panelists)
3:40 p.m. Adjourn


(Early Bird Deadline: March 20, 2018)

  Early Bird? Standard
General Registration $150 $175
CCE Employee $100 $125
College Faculty $100 $125
Student $35 $50
All fees are per person and may not be split between members of the same company/farm.

Complete conference information is available on the PRO-DAIRY website.

Registration questions? Contact PRO-DAIRY at (607) 255-4478 or dmconf@cornell.edu.