Education

2018 Education Schedule

Day 1 - Wednesday, February 7th 

Educational Session Details Location Time
CAE in Ontario Goat Herds Seminar with Dr. Gillian Davidson from Kirkton Vet Clinic  Seminar Room 3 10:30AM
The Status of Mental Health in the Agricultural Community

Producer Panel including:

Panelist - Dr. Andria Britton, University of Guelph

Panelist - Gary Hazelager, Embro Farm Systems

Panelist - Joseph Dore, Heritage Hill Farms

Moderator - Wendell Schum, Wallenstein Feed Mill

Seminar Room 3 12:00PM
Wet Lab - Cow & Calf Tips Kirkton Vet Clinic Seminar Room 1 12:30PM-3:30PM
Return Over Management: Maximizing Margin Using on Farm Data and Benchmarks Seminar with Erin Harris (Dairy Goat Specialist) - B-W Feeds from New Hamburg  Seminar Room 3 1:45PM

Day 2 - Thursday, February 8th 

Educational Session Details Location Time
Production Medicine for Heifer Rearing Seminar with Dr. Wayne Shewfelt from Tavistock Veterinarians  Seminar Room 3 10:30AM
Wet Lab: Mastitis Tavistock Veterinarians Seminar Room 2 10:30AM-3:30PM
Wet Lab: Cow & Calf Tips Kirkton Vet Clinic Seminar Room 1 12:30PM-3:30PM
New Facility Construction - Avoiding Pitfalls

Producer Panel including:

Panelist - Stefan Weber, Scenic Holsteins

Panelist - Curtis MacNeil, Heatherholm Holsteins

Panelist - Rolf Haanstra, Greiden Farms

Moderator - David Johnston, Nuview Holsteins

Seminar Room 3 12:00PM
Maximizing Your Herd Management Score Seminar with Chris Perry from Canwest DHI Seminar Room 3 1:45PM

DuPont Pioneer Dairy Congress Speaker Series 

Day 1 - Wednesday, February 7th 

Educational Session  Details Time

Positioning Forage Products for a Win!

Steve King, DuPont Pioneer Research Evaluation Zone Lead

Martina Pfister, DuPont Pioneer Dairy Specialist

10:00 AM 
     

Corn Silage:  From Product Selection to Cow Health

Speaker Panel

Jeff Barker & Matt Groen Harwil Farms, Purina Feed Consultant

Steve King, DuPont Pioneer Research Evaluation Zone Lead

Dr. Wayne Shewfelt, Tavistock Veterinarians

1:30 PM

Day 2 - Thursday, February 8th

Educational Session  Details Time

Building a Strong Agronomic Foundation for your Silage

Lisa Power, John Seliga & Greg Stopps, DuPont Pioneer Agronomists

10:00 AM 
     

Positioning Forage Products for a Win!

Martina Pfister, DuPont Pioneer Dairy Specialist

1:30 PM

 

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