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Conference Program

The Planning Committee is dedicated to developing high-quality educational programming that meets your needs. This year's event will cover topics transition cows, pharmacology, and research updates.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 (earn 8.0 CE hours)

7:30a.m.-8:30a.m.Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30a.m.-5:00p.m.Pre-conference Sessions


Wednesday, May 21, 2014 (earn 8.0 CE hours)

7:00a.m.-7:50a.m.Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:50a.m.-8:00a.m.Conference Welcome-Dr. Ulrike Sorge
8:00a.m.-8:50a.m.Economics of Culling
John Fetrow, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota
8:50a.m.-9:40a.m.Vaccination of transition/adult cows, with special focus on respiratory disease vaccination
Amelia Woolums, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia
9:40a.m.-10:10a.m.Exhibit Hall Break
10:10a.m.-11:00a.m.Five Key Factors for Transition Cow Success
Ken Nordlund, University of Wisconsin, Madison
11:00a.m.-11:50a.m.Cow grouping and stocking density during the dry period: What have we learned so far?
Marcia Endres, Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota
11:50a.m.-1:00p.m.Lunch
1:00p.m.-1:50p.m.Update on Nutritional Management of Transition Cows
Todd Duffield, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph
1:50p.m.-2:40p.mMonitoring and Prevention of Ketosis & Hypocalcemia
Todd Duffield, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph
2:40p.m.-3:10p.m.Exhibit Hall Break
3:10p.m.-4:00p.m.Transition Cow Management and Lameness
Gerard Cramer, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota
 4:00p.m.-5:00p.m.Keynote Sponsored by Midwest Dairy Association:
Values, Trust and Science, Building Trust in an Age of Radical Transparency and Unbridled Social Media
Charlie Arnot, Center for Food Integrity and CMA
 5:30p.m.-8:00p.m.Elanco Reception & Dinner

 

Thursday, May 22, 2014  Schedule (earn 8.0 CE hours)

6:30a.m.-7:30a.m.Zoetis Scientific Breakfast Update
Remaining Vigilant: The Veterinarian's Responsibility on Residue Avoidance
Michael Lormore
7:45a.m.-7:50a.mConference Welcome-Dr. John Fetrow
7:50a.m.-9:15a.m.The Industry is Changing: Has Your Business Plan?
Jaye Hamby, PeopleFirst
9:15a.m.-9:30a.m.Minnesota Board of Animal Health Update
Linda Glaser, Minnesota Board of Animal Health
9:30a.m.-9:45a.m.Residues and Raw Milk: What's Happening at MDA
Minnesota Department of Agriculture Update
Nicole Neeser, Minnesota Department of Agriculture
9:45a.m.-10:15a.m.Exhibit Hall Break
10:15a.m.-12:00p.m.Antimicorobial Use and Resistance in Agriculture Prevention of Milk Residue and Records
Mike Apley, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University
12:00p.m.-12:10p.m.Dairy Appreciation Award Presentation
12:10p.m.-1:00p.m.Lunch
1:00p.m.-2:45p.m.Appropriate Drug Selection for Treatment of AMDUCA, ELCU,etc.
Mike Apley, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University
2:45p.m.-3:15p.m.Exhibit Hall Break
3:15p.m.-3:30p.m.Stockmanship Training and Worker Health
Cara Cherry, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota
 3:30p.m.-3:45p.m.

Needlestick Injuries in Livestock Workers and Prevention Programs
Jeff Bender, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

3:45p.m.-4:15p.m.Health and Disease on Organic Dairy Farms in Minnesota
Riki Sorge, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota
 4:15p.m.-4:30p.m.Wrap-Up



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