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PROGRAM

Most presentations will be pre-recorded and will be made available to participants for viewing before the conference and for 60 days after the conference.

All general sessions will have a live component with speakers providing a 5-minute live summary of their recorded presentation. This will be followed with a 45 minute to an hour of questions and discussion between the session speakers and participants. We encourage you to watch the recorded presentation before the conference and come with your questions.

All prerecorded breakout sessions will not have a live component, but you will be able to contact speakers directly with your questions.


This meeting is approved for ARPAS CEU’s:

 General session 1 for 3 CEU's
 General session 2 for 3 CEU's
 Break-out session 1 CEU each one hour of participation

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Wednesday, June 9, 2021

General Session
"Nutrient Requirements of Dairy Cattle"

9:30 - 10:30 - Questions and Discussion

Update on Estimating Energy Supply and Energy Requirements for Dairy Cows
Dr. Bill Weiss, Ohio State University

A New System for Determining Nutrient Requirements of Young Dairy Calves
Dr. Jim Drackley University of Illinois

Essential Amino Acid Supply and Use for Lactating Dairy Cattle
Dr. Mark Hanigan, Virginia Tech

10:30 - 12:00 - Questions and Discussion

Panel: Guidelines for Feeding Cows in the Future
Dr. Mike Hutjens, University of Illinois
Dr. Mark Hanigan, Virginia Tech
Dr. Bill Weiss, Ohio State University
Dr. Jim Drackley, University of Illinois
Nutritionists:
Lee Klockner, Ag Partners
 Dr. Brian Gerloff, Renaissance Nutrition

Pre-Recorded Breakout Sessions I

Interpretation and Use of New Passive Immunity Guidelines for Newborn Dairy Calves
Dr. Jim Drackley, University of Illinois

Mineral Availability to Dairy Cows
Dr. Bill Weiss, the Ohio State University

Balancing Lactating Cow Diets or Amino Acids: Using Efficiencies
Dr. Mark Hanigan, Virginia Tech

Optimizing Use of Sexed Semen in Dairy HerdsStrategies to Optimize Fertility with Sexed Semen in Primiparous Holstein Cows and Nulliparous Holstein Heifers
Dr. Paul Fricke, University of Wisconsin

Nutritional Strategies for Alleviating Heat Stress in Dairy Cows
Dr. Phil Cardoso, University of Illinois

Mindset Tactics for Brain Health and Behavioral Well-Being
Dr. Larry Tranel, Iowa State University

Thursday, June 10, 2021

General Session
"Feed Efficiency"

9:30 - 10:30 - Questions and Discussion

Hypocalcemia can be Reduced. Steps That We Know will Work
Dr. Jesse Goff, Iowa State University

Perturbations in Calcium Around Calving
Dr. Laura Hernandez, University of Wisconsin

10:30 - 12:00 - Questions and Discussion

Using Reduced-Lignin Alfalfa in Lactating Dairy Cow Diets
Dr. Ken Kalscheur, USDA Forage Research Center

Corn Silage Fiber Digestibility - Why Do Cows Care?
Dr. Luiz Ferraretto, University of Wisconsin

Pre-Recorded Breakout Sessions II

Dairy Heifer Coccidiosis Research With Novel Egg Antibodies and Essential Oils
Dr. Matt Akins, University of Wisconsin

Opportunities to Combine Genetics with New Technologies to Improve Feed Efficiency in Dairy Cattle
Dr. James Koltes, Iowa State University

Using Summer to Winter Ratios to Evaluate Summer Slump
Dr. Derek Nolan, University of Illinois

Lackluster Calves – Using Lung Ultrasound to Identify a "Calories-out" Problem
Dr. Terri Ollivett, University of Wisconsin

What is Happening in the Gut in the Scouring Calf and Effective Fluid Therapy
Dr. Jesse Goff, Iowa State University

The Use of Canola Meal in the Diets of Early Lactation Dairy Cows
Dr. Ken Kalscheur, USDA Forage Research Center


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