These webinars are geared toward bringing pertinent information to dairy producers, extension educators, allied industry professionals, and veterinarians across the United States.
We would like to thank the National Association of County Agricultural Agents for co-sponsoring this webinar series. Please visit them here.
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 Jeremy Holzner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ray Nebel, Select Sires
March 17, 2014
Many dairies experience difficulty in their reproduction programs, and a wide range of factors can affect reproductive success in a herd. In this session, Ray Nebel will take a look at some of the factors that affect reproduction on dairies, including labor, nutrition, environment, and the cow herself. He'll also discuss how you can find and fix problems that could be affecting the success of your reproduction program.
Roger Thomson, DVM, Milk Quality Consultant
April 7, 2014
The milking system is the heart of any dairy operation, and requires a lot of consideration! Dr. Thomson will talk about the design and analysis of a milking system, including some reasons a producer might consider changing the milking system, frequency of evaluation, and basic system design. He will also cover regular maintenance concerns and will discuss the National Mastitis Council's analysis fundamentals and goals.
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:
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.