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Wisconsin Dairy & Beef Well-Being Conference Slated for March
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 02/21/2017

The University of Wisconsin-Extension will host its annual Dairy and Beef Well-Being Conference on March 3 at Country Aire in Stratford. Organizers say the event will focus on educating consumers and animal care practices.

Dairy and beef producers, veterinarians, farm service providers, educators, emergency managers, first responders, and elected officials are encouraged to attend.

The keynote speaker will be Greg Peterson of Peterson Farm Brothers in Kansas, who create YouTube parody videos about farming and rural life.

Other topics will cover cattle handling, livestock trailer considerations, preparing to meet expectations of FARM 3.0, and programming the perinatal immune system in dairy calves.

This program has been approved for continuing education credits for veterinary practitioners, veterinary technicians, and humane officers. Also, Beef/Dairy Beef Quality Assurance and the American Registry for Professional Animal Scientists credits will be offered.

Go to http://fyi.uwex.edu/animalhusbandryconference/ for the program agenda and registration information.

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