World Dairy Expo offers free daily seminars on dairy management and other industry issues. These programs will provide attendees technical expertise to help them stay knowledgeable and competitive in the global marketplace.
Forage experts also will share valuable information at free daily seminars on the Dairy Forage Seminar Stage.
Virtual Farm Tours
Virtual Farm Tours allow attendees to explore a variety of successful dairy operations from across North America without leaving the Expo grounds. Each free half-hour visual presentation, led by dairy producers, is followed by a question-and-answer session.
Participants can tour these farms and learn about them face to face, producer to producer.
Youth judging contests
World Dairy Expo also hosts numerous competitions, including national and international judging and skills contests at the 4-H, FFA, intercollegiate and postsecondary levels.
Hours for World Dairy Expo are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, Oct. 1-5. Daily admission is $10 per person, and season passes are $30 per person. Parking is free.
For more information, please visit www.worlddairyexpo.com.
2013 cattle show schedule
In order to complete eight breed shows in five days, several shows must take place at the same time in the Coliseum. Here is the show schedule:
Tuesday, Oct. 1
7:30 a.m. International Junior Holstein Show
7:30 a.m. International Ayrshire Show
1 p.m. International Jersey Show (heifers)
2 p.m. International Milking Shorthorn Show (heifers)
7 p.m. Top of the World Jersey Sale in the Estrumate Sale Pavilion
Wednesday, Oct. 2
7:30 a.m. International Jersey Show (cows and groups)
12:30 p.m. International Milking Shorthorn Show (cows and groups)
2 p.m. International Brown Swiss Show (heifers)
7:30 p.m. World Ayrshire Event Sale in the Estrumate Sale Pavilion
Thursday, Oct. 3
7:30 a.m. International Brown Swiss Show (cows and groups)
1:30 p.m. International Guernsey Show (heifers)
1:30 p.m. International Red and White Show (heifers)
2 p.m. World Premier Brown Swiss Sale in the Estrumate Sale Pavilion
Friday, Oct. 4
7:30 a.m. International Guernsey Show (cows and groups)
7:30 a.m. International Red and White Show (cows and groups)
Noon International Holstein Show (heifers)
2 p.m. International Guernsey Classic Sale in the Estrumate Sale Pavilion
7 p.m. World Classic 2013 Holstein Sale in the Coliseum
Saturday, Oct. 5
8 a.m. International Holstein Show (cows and groups)
5 p.m. Parade of Champions and selection of Supreme Champion