Workshop Focuses On Reproductive Efficiency On Dairy Farm

UW-Extension experts will share proven methods and decision-making tools to help producers manage reproductive programs and make the right decisions.

Published on: Mar 1, 2013

Are you a dairy producer, veterinarian, or consultant interested in learning about the latest innovations in dairy reproductive programs to improve reproductive efficiency and profitability? If so, make plans to attend the University of Wisconsin-Extension Reproducing Profitability workshop on March 14 in Readstown.

This solution-oriented workshop provides practical ideas that will be able to be applied immediately on a farm. UW-Extension/Madison experts will share proven methods and decision-making tools to help producers manage reproductive programs and make the right decisions.

Speakers and topics include:

Paul Fricke: Update on Reproductive Research at UW-Madison. Dr. Fricke will provide an update on reproduction research at UW-Madison.

Workshop Focuses on Reproductive Efficiency on Dairy Farms to be Held in Readstown March 14
Workshop Focuses on Reproductive Efficiency on Dairy Farms to be Held in Readstown March 14

Pamela Ruegg: Subclinical Mastitis. Dr. Ruegg will discuss how subclinical mastitis is a silent disease that can reduce reproductive performance.

Amy Stanton: Eliminating Road Blocks to Getting Your Heifers Pregnant. Dr. Stanton will discuss the impact of early calf health and rearing on fertility and time to first calving.

Randy Shaver: What's New with Nutrition and Reproduction?

Connie Cordoba: ReproMoney and How It Can Help You Increase Your Net Income. Dr. Cordoba will talk about this free program offered to all Wisconsin dairy farmers. She will explain how the program can increase your net income by enhancing your herd's reproductive efficiency.

The workshop will be held at the Kickapoo Inn, 827 W. Kickapoo Street, Readstown and runs from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The registration fee for the program is $15 which includes program materials, refreshments and lunch. The registration deadline is March 11. To register, please contact the UW-Extension Crawford County office at 225 N. Beaumont, Suite 240, Prairie du Chien, WI 53821.

For more information about this workshop or the ReproMoney program, please contact Connie Cordoba at 608-265-9746 or mccordoba@wisc.edu  or visit the ReproMoney website at fyi.uwex.edu/repromoney/

Source: UW-Extension