Upcoming Dairy Cattle Webinars

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The following sessions have each been approved for one CEU credit from ARPAS. To receive credit for participating in these webinars, you must report your participation on www.arpas.org or by emailing Kelsey Grant at KelseyG@assochq.org

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Webinars

These webinars are geared toward bringing pertinent information to dairy producers, extension educators, allied industry professionals, and veterinarians across the United States.

 

Meeting Heifer Nutrition Goals

April 21, 2015
12:00 PM Central Time

Dr. Bob James, Virginia Tech

It can be difficult to keep an efficient and effective heifer nutrition program. In this webinar Dr. James will discuss the challenges of meeting goals in heifer nutrition programs. Some of the critical control points he will address are:

  • optimizing pre-weaning growth
  • optimizing post-weaning growth
  • achieving puberty at the desired age

 

Automated Calf Feeders on US farms: How do They Work?

May 19, 2015
12:00 PM Central Time

Dr. Marcia Endres, University of Minnesota

During this webinar Dr. Endres will summarize some results of a field study with 38 farms that use automated calf feeders. She will also address some key housing and management practices used on these farms and how they might influence calf health and welfare.

 


To Attend These Sessions:

Sessions will be recorded and archived here, to be available for those who could not attend the live session.

All of our live sessions will be conducted via Adobe Connect. To attend a live session you will need to:

  1. Go to Connect at the appointed time for the webinar you wish to attend
  2. Select "Enter as a Guest"
  3. Type your name in the box; if you are attending as part of a group, please indicate at the end of the name how many people are in the group, including yourself.
  4. Click "Enter" to join the webinar
  5. Once you enter the meeting room, the audio portion of the webinar will come through your computer speakers. All you will need to do to hear the presentation is enter the meeting room and ensure that your speakers are on.


Note: You may use this test link at any time before the meeting to confirm your computer's ability to connect to the Adobe Connect session.