WI Dairy & Beef Well-Being Conference 2015

April 30, 2015 at Liberty Hall, Kimberly, WI


9:00-9:30 Registration

9:30-10:20 Bruce Feinberg, McDonalds – We’re Only as Good as Our Customers Think We Are

10:20 – 11:10 Dee Griffin, University of Nebraska – Proper Animal Care is Not Just Good for Cattle, It’s Good for All of Us

11:10-11:20 Break

11:20-12:10 Lily Edwards-Callaway, JBS – Value of a Cull Cow

12:10 Lunch

1:00-1:50 Breakouts

Amy Stanton, UW-Madison – Dairy Calf Care & Management

Kurt Vogel, UW-River Falls – Humane Euthanasia

Jan Shearer, Iowa State University – Lameness in Cow/Calf and Feedyard Cattle

1:50-2:00 Break

2:00-3:00 Temple Grandin, Colorado State University – Biological Systems Overload: Looking at Optimal Production, Not Maximum Production


2015 Conference Sponsors

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


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WI Beef Council

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We appreciate the support we have received from industry sponsors in the past.  If you are interested in sponsoring this conference in 2015, please contact either Scott Gunderson, Manitowoc County UW-Extension, at 920-683-4168, or Eric Ronk, Calumet County UW-Extension, at 920-849-1450, ext. 2,

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

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University of Wisconsin-Extension

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