Wisconsin Dairy & Beef Well-Being Conference 2017

The annual Wisconsin Dairy & Beef Well-Being Conference will be hosted March 3, 2017 at the Country Aire and Equity of Stratford in North Central Wisconsin.

Agenda (tentative)

Adult Track

8:30 am  Registration Main Ballroom, Country Aire
9:00 am  Greg Peterson, Peterson Farm Brothers Main Ballroom
10:00 am  Travel to Equity Livestock Cooperative
10:30 am  Concurrent Sessions Equity Livestock Cooperative
 Ron Gill, Cattle Handling Animal Pens
 Kory Stalsberg & Bill Halfman, Livestock Trailer Considerations for Safe Transportation of Your Livestock Sale Ring
11:30 am  Switch to Second Concurrent Session
 Kory Stalsberg & Bill Halfman, Livestock Trailer Considerations for Safe Transportation of Your Livestock Sale Ring
 Ron Gill, Cattle Handling Animal Pens
12:30 pm  Lunch Main Ballroom
 1:30 pm  Victor Cortese, Programming the Perinatal Immune System (for both beef and dairy calves) Main Ballroom
 2:30 pm  Concurrent Sessions
 Victor Cortese, Beef Vaccination Protocols
 Emily Yeiser Stepp, How to Prepare to Meet the Expectations of FARM 3.0
3:20 pm  Evaluations, Wrap-up
3:30 pm  Adjourn

Youth Track

Note this is still a tentative agenda.

8:30 am Registration Main Ballroom, Country Aire
9:00 am Greg Peterson, Peterson Farm Brothers Main Ballroom
10:00 am Travel to Equity Livestock Cooperative
10:30 am Concurrent Sessions Equity Livestock Cooperative
Ron Gill, Cattle Handling Animal Pens
Kory Stalsberg & Bill Halfman, Livestock Trailer Considerations for Safe Transportation of Your Livestock Sale Ring
11:30 am Switch to Second Concurrent Session
Kory Stalsberg & Bill Halfman, Livestock Trailer Considerations for Safe Transportation of Your Livestock Sale Ring
Ron Gill, Cattle Handling Animal Pens
12:30 pm Evaluations, Wrap-up
1:00 pm Adjourn Head back to school!

2017 Conference Sponsors

We thank these businesses and organizations for their support of this conference.

Gold

UWEX-Logo-2C-web

Equity

NMPF

Zoetis-logo

 


 Silver

Partnership for Progressive Agriculture

United FCS logo

 


 Bronze

Wisconsin Cattlemen's Association Logo

Marathon County Farm Bureau logo

Dairy Business Association Logo

 


Friend

Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin


We appreciate the support we have received from industry sponsors in the past.  If you are interested in sponsoring this conference in 2017, please contact either Heather Schlesser, Marathon County UW-Extension, at 715-261-1239, heather.schlesser.uwex.edu or Lyssa Seefeldt, Marquette County UW-Extension, at 608-297-3141, lyssa.seefeldt@ces.uwex.edu.

Thank You to all of the Universities that are contributing to the conference: