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.

 

Troubleshooting Design-Based Cow Comfort Issues

January 14th, 2015
12:00 PM Central Time

Dan McFarland, Agricultural Engineering Educator

The space a dairy cow lives in can have a significant influence on her health and performance. This webinar will investigate dairy housing features that can influence cow comfort, methods to evaluate critical areas, and suggestions for improving those areas.

 

Formulating Diets for Groups of Lactating Cows

February 26, 2015
12:00 PM Central Time

Dr. Bill Weiss, The Ohio State University

Dr. Weiss will discuss the challenges and benefits of formulating diets for groups of lactating dairy cows.

 

Proper Dry-Off Procedures to Prevent New Infections and Cure Existing Cases of Mastitis

March 24, 2015
12:00 PM Central Time

Dr. Stephen Nickerson, University of Georgia

Dr. Nickerson will discuss the keys of proper dry-off procedures for dairy cows, including:

  • When to dry off
  • Intermittent milking vs. complete cessation of milking
  • Teat sanitation and infusion procedures
  • Use of nonlactating cow therapy and/or  teat seals
  • Use of a barrier teat germicide

 


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.