Four-State Dairy Nutrition and Management Conference

The 2016 Four-State Dairy Nutrition and Management Seminar will be held on June 15-16 at the Grand River Center in Dubuque, IA. The final brochure of the program including a registration form can be downloaded here. I will be presenting on Thursday morning.

This program is a collaborative effort of Cooperative Extension members from Iowa State University, the University of Illinois, the University of Minnesota, and the University of Wisconsin.

2016 Four-State Dairy Nutrition & Management Program

I will be speaking at the 2016 Four-State Dairy Nutrition & Management Conference in Dubuque, IA this year on Thursday morning, June 16. The 2016 conference runs from June 15-16 and includes both pre-conference and Post-conference symposia this year. You can download an overview of Four State Program by clicking on the embedded link. The program is sponsored by the Four-State Dairy Extension group including members from Iowa State University, the University of Illinois, the University of Minnesota, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Registration brochures will be sent in April.

Blood and milk PAG testing for pregnancy

An article I wrote entitled “Timing is Everything in Pregnancy Diagnosis” has been published in the October 25, 2015 issue of Hoard’s Dairyman. The article describes results from a recent research trial in which we assessed factors affecting levels of pregnancy-associated glycoproteins in blood and milk during early pregnancy and their implications for nonpregnancy diagnosis in dairy cows.