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Lameness Can Be Prevented

August 27, 2014 — Dr. Nigel Cook from the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, begins a multi-part series regarding the best steps to prevent lameness in your dairy herd. The first step is proper bedding. He explains in this week’s “Your Bottom Line” segment brought to you by the PDPW:

 

Pay Back Your Cow & Yourself

August 20, 2014 — We’ve seen some profitable margins for dairy producers lately. Gary Sipiorski from Vita Plus joined us on today’s PDPW “Your Bottom Line” segment to share some advice for those producers who may have a little extra cash in their pocket.

Gary Sipiorski, Vita Plus

Gary Sipiorski, Vita Plus

 

 

Strategize to Maximize 2015 Stands

August 13, 2014 — Join PDPW’s World Class Webinar, with expert Dr. Dan Undersander, UW Ext. Professor/Agronomy to obtain the greatest rewards for your forage. Dr. Undersander gives us a preview in this week’s PDPW “Your Bottom Line” segment on DairyLine Radio:

The date is Wednesday, August 27th, 2014, but you should register before August 2oth.  The webinar will be presented live from noon – 1:00 p.m. CDT.  If you have a date/time conflict, you can watch a fully recorded version at your leisure.  You must be registered to receive a recorded session link. PDPW’s World Class Webinars are open to all who are interested.  For additional information regarding PDPW’s past or future webinar sessions, please contact us at mail@pdpw.org or by phone at 800-947-7379.

Wisconsin Dairies Host Twilight Meetings

August 6, 2014 — ACE (Agricultural Community Engagement™) On-the-Farm Twilight Meetings are an opportunity to bring together local community leaders and dairy producers to learn together and discuss important issues. Amy Bonomie, PDPW’s manager of partnerships and public outreach explains in this “Your Bottom Line” podcast:

These meetings are brought to you by the Wisconsin Counties Association, Wisconsin Towns Association and the Professional Dairy Producers (PDPW) and are open to the public. “This is a free, open-invitation to community leaders, elected officials, conservation officials, dairy and livestock producers and community members interested in learning from each other so Wisconsin communities continue to be green and vibrant,” states Shelly Mayer, Executive Director of PDPW.

Those attending one of the ACE On-the-Farm Twilight Meetings will be treated to a 60-minute tour of the hosting dairy, followed by open dialogue and ice cream. The discussion will provide a platform for open communication about issues important to our communities.

The meetings will begin with dairy tours at 6:00 p.m., and from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. ice cream will be served with discussion and open Q&A to follow.

Locations Include:

August 18. Hank & Pam Wagner Family, Wagner Farms Inc.: N6928 County BB, Oconto Falls, Wis.

August 26. Meissner Families, Norm-E-Lane: W267 Panther Creek Rd., Chili, Wis.

August 27. Brian & Yogi Brown Family, Sunburst Dairy: 1003 County Road PB, Belleville, Wis.

August 28. Wolf Family, Sunset Farms: 6600 Sunset Dr., Allenton, Wis.

This will be an important opportunity for you to connect with Wisconsin dairy and livestock industries, listen to the viewpoints of community leaders, and elected officials. Previous ACE evenings have been insightful, engaging and extremely successful in boosting the learning curve for attendees.

Register your attendance by calling the Wisconsin Towns Association at (715)526-3157 or email wtowns@frontiernet.net.  Walk-ins are also welcome.

Mindset Shifting With Drug Residues

July 30, 2014 — Dairy consultant Dr. David Rhoda joins us on today’s DairyLine to discuss the shifting mindset regarding drug residues.

 

Shredlage: A New Way of Harvesting Corn Silage

July 23, 2014 — Dairy producers have expressed interest in feeding corn as Shredlage™. University of Wisconsin’s Dr. Randy Shaver shares with DairyLine listeners the latest results after conducting feeding trials to see what makes it tick inside the cow.

 

 

U.S. Producers Have Excellent Track Record Preventing Drug Residues

July 16, 2014 — U.S. Dairy producers have an excellent track record preventing drug residues. Retired veterinarian Dr. David Rhoda joined us on today’s DairyLine to tell us more in Headphonesthis PDPW “Your Bottom Line” segment.

 

Feed Inventory: Strong Yields But Lower Quality

July 9, 2014 — What can dairy producers do to improve their feed this summer? We asked Dr. Randy Shaver, University of Wisconsin- Madison extension dairy nutritionist. He updates us in this DairyLine Radio “Your Bottom Line” segment, brought to you by the PDPW, dairy’s professional development organization.

 

Know Your Numbers

July 2, 2014 — This week’s PDPW “Your Bottom Line” DairyLine Radio segment we focus on the numbers. What numbers should dairy producers be studying? Gary Sipiorski of Vita Plus explains.

 

Quality & Quantity: Reap the Most All Summer Long

June 25, 2014 — Join PDPW World Class Webinar, with expert Dr. Dan Undersander, UW Ext. Professor/Agronomy to obtain the greatest rewards for your forage. The registration deadline is today, June 25th for the upcoming July 2nd webinar, “Quality & Quantity: Reap the Most All Summer Long.”

Listen to a preview from Dr. Undersander in this week’s PDPW “Your Bottom Line” DairyLine Radio segment:

The next webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, August 27th, 2014, titled: Fall Seeding: Strategies to Maximize 2015 Stands. Registration is due by Aug. 20th for this webinar.

 The webinars will be presented live from noon – 1:00 p.m. CDT.  If you have a date/time conflict, you can watch a fully recorded version at your leisure.  You must be registered topdpw_logo receive a recorded session link.

PDPW’s World Class Webinars are open to all who are interested.  For additional information regarding PDPW’s past or future webinar sessions, please contact us at mail@pdpw.org or by phone at 800-947-7379.

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