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.
Jason Karszes, Cornell University
December 16, 2013
Jason Karszes will discuss some key items every dairy farmer should consider in heifer raising. He will cover the costs involved, factors that influence those costs, the economic impact of the replacement program on the dairy farm's performance, and several other factors to consider in a replacement program.
Dr. Dan Grooms, Michigan State University
January 13, 2014 12:00 PM Central Time
Vaccines are a vital part of maintaining the health and well-being of a dairy herd, but have you ever wondered about what makes them work? Dr. Grooms will cover some of the basics of vaccinology, including basic immunology and how vaccines work, as well as the different types of vaccines and important considerations for designing and implementing a vaccine program for your farm.
Dr. Limin Kung, University of Delaware
With so many variables affecting the quality of silage, it can be difficult to manage the fermentation process to produce an optimal feed. Dr. Kung will cover the general factors which affect forage quality, the basic types of silage fermentation, factors that affect fermentation and silage stability, and some management practices to help in attaining high feeding value.
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:
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