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53rd Florida Dairy Production Conference

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Straughn IFAS Extension Professional Development Center

2142 Shealy Drive

Gainesville, FL 32608

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The 53rd “Florida Dairy Production Conference” will bring together dairy industry leaders to discuss new strategies to “improve feed efficiency of dairy cattle”, “impacts of biotechnologies on embryo production”, and “sustainability of the dairy industry”

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Alternative strategies for improving feed efficiency and sustainability (Michael VandeHaar, Michigan State University)

Improving efficiency of microbial growth in order to reduce protein feed costs for cows (Timothy Hackmann, University of Florida)

Lessons from 30 years working with dairy producers (Art Donovan, University of Florida)

Effects of prepartum acidogenic salts on calcium and energy metabolism in transition cows (Corwin Nelson, University of Florida)

Genetic and non-genetic effects on embryo production technologies (Peter Hansen, University of Florida)

Challenges, opportunities, and prospects of US dairy production (Gordon Jones, Central Sands Dairy, Wisconin)

The role of the modern dairy cow in improving the profitability of dairy production (Greg Andersen, Seagull Bay Dairy, American Falls, Idaho)

Thinking outside the box: one panhandle farm's quest for sustainability (Meghan Austin, Cindale Farms, Marianna, Florida)

Producer Panel (Greg Andersen and Meghan Austin; Moderator: Albert De Vries)

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Straughn IFAS Extension Professional Development Center

2142 Shealy Drive

Gainesville, FL 32608

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