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55th Florida Dairy Production Conference

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Straughn IFAS Extension Professional Development Center

2142 Shealy Drive

Gainesville, FL 32608

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Program 55th Florida Dairy Production Conference:

9.00 Welcome and opening remarks

Saqib Mukhtar (Associate Dean for Extension, University of Florida)

9.10 Dairy calf and heifer management

Joao Costa (University of Kentucky)

9.50 Selecting replacement heifers

Francisco Peñagaricano (University of Florida)

10.20 BREAK

10.50 Critical aspects for improving reproductive success

Milo Wiltbank (University of Wisconsin)

11.30 Nutritional manipulations to improve health and fertility

José Santos (University of Florida)

12.00 LUNCHEON

1.30 Addressing animal welfare concerns in dairy farming

Meggan Hain (Organic Valley Cooperative)

2.15 Engaging and educating the public about dairy practices

Gary Corbett (Fair Oaks Farms, Indiana)

3.00 BREAK

3.30 When dairy farming meets social media: sharing my experience

Tara Vander Dussen (New Mexico Milkmaid, New Mexico)

4.00 When dairy farming meets social media: sharing my experience​

Brittany & Courtney Nickerson (Nickerson Cattle Company & Nickerson Bar III, Florida)

4.30 Producer Panel

Moderator: Ricardo Chebel

5.00 RECEPTION

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Straughn IFAS Extension Professional Development Center

2142 Shealy Drive

Gainesville, FL 32608

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