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PDP conference prioritizes cow care and profitability
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 02/02/2024

The 2024 Professional Dairy Producers' Business Conference prioritizes cow and calf care with various sessions designed to boost animal health, productivity, and profitability across all farm sizes. Held March 13-14 in Wisconsin Dells, the conference offers 54 learning sessions, with Spanish translation available, alongside trade shows, workshops, and events for teenagers.

"Excellent care and well-trained team members are key to happy, productive cows," emphasizes Brady Weiland, dairy producer and PDP board member. "Team members appreciate learning opportunities and return eager to implement new knowledge."

Key Animal Care and Well-being Sessions:

• Creative Dairy Feed Solutions: Experts discuss alternative feed options when facing low inventories.

• Feeding Out 2023 Corn Silage: Learn about optimal feeding strategies based on new test results.

• Managing for More Dry Matter Intake: Discover how increasing cows' meals per day can improve health and production.

• Grazing Heifers for the Win: Explore research and practices for raising heifers in grazing systems, reducing costs and boosting performance, water quality, and soil health.

• Understand Optimal Heifer Breeding Goals: Learn about timing heifer calving for profit and animal well-being.

Interactive Hands-on Hub Sessions:

• Make the Most of Her First Day: Refine first-response skills for managing young animals.

• Managing Pain from Day One: Practice proper dehorning techniques with cadaver heads.

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