Experience hands-on, educational sessions lead by industry experts, featuring producer panels, genetics seminars and KVC University.

KVC University | Producer Panels | Genetics Seminars | DuPont Pioneer Lounge



KVC University sponsored by Zoetis

Efficient Reproduction: Getting the Most Out of Your Breeding Programs with Dr. Reg Clinton, Kirkton Veterinary Clinic

Wednesday, February 8th @ 9:45AM

Calves (Herd Health) with Dr. Katherine Found, Kirkton Veterinary Clinic

Wednesday, February 8th @ 1:00PM

Dairy Goat Health Management with Dr. Rex Crawford, Dufferin Veterinary Services

Thursday, February 9th @ 9:45AM

Dairy Goat Processing with Kevin Weaver and Gerald Townsend, Dairy Goat Industry Advisors, Gay Lea Foods

Thursday, February 9th @ 10:45AM

Mastitis & On Farm Culturing with Dr. Reg Clinton, Kirkton Veterinarian Clinic & Dr. Wayne Shewfelt, Tavistock Veterinarians

THURSDAY, February 9th @ 1:00PM



Producer Panels

Maximizing Efficiency with your present Operation

Wednesday, February 8th & THURSDAY, February 9th @ 12:30PM  

Moderator: Curtis McNeil, Heather Holme Farms
Panel Members:

• John Van Ginkel - Embro Farm Systems
• Craig Connell - Wicketthorn Farms
• Glen Sim - Glenbert Holsteins Inc.

Parlor vs. Robotic Milking  

Wednesday, February 8th @ 11:15AM  

Moderator: Norm McNaughton, Comrie Farms
Panel Members:

• Parlor - Rolph Hannstra, Grieden Farms
• Robot - Gerrit Wensink, Hornhorst Farms
• Parlor - Joris and Jolanda Laan, Laan Dairy


Sand/Deep Bedding vs. Pack  

THURSDAY, February 9th @ 11:15AM  

Moderator: Jack Rodenberg
Panel Members:

• Chad Mcintosh - Calmac Farms
• Rob Mcintosh - Moy Hall Farms
• Kevin Wydeven - Avon Farms



Genetics Seminars

Cogent: Understanding Customer Needs & Partnering to Deliver Results with Dr. Bethany Muir - Sales & Marketing Manager, Cogent Canada & Owain Harries -Genetic Procurement Manager, Cogent Breeding

Wednesday, February 8th @ 1:00PM

Eastgen: Immune Genetics for a Healthier Herd - Immunity + Sires with Dr. Steve Larmer, Global Dairy Solutions Co-ordinator, Semex Alliance

THURSDAY, February 9th @ 1:00PM



DuPont Pioneer Lounge

Agronomy Talk – 30 Tonne Silage Year after Year – Brought to you by Pioneer Agronomists John Seliga/Greg Stopps/Lisa Power

Wednesday, February 8th @ 11:00AM

Top Managed Herds Panel – Listen to 3 Pioneer customers who were recipients of the top managed herd’s award for 2016 discuss Best Practices.

Wednesday, February 8th @ 2:00PM


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