Archive for the ‘PDPW’ Category

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 or by phone at 800-947-7379.

Dairy Farmers Welcome Food Industry Reps

June 18, 2014 — Wisconsin dairy farmers opened their doors to food industry professionals so they can get a better understanding of on farm practices, animal care, how food is grown

Shelly Mayer, PDPW

Shelly Mayer, PDPW

and other management practices. The tours are facilitated through PDPW as executive director Shelly Mayer explains in this DairyLine Radio podcast.


Update on China, Europe and Down Under

June 11, 2014 — Dan Basse, President of  AgResource, joins us on today’s DairyLine to update us on the global dairy market.


Jumpstart Alfalfa Stands: How to Optimize and Energize

June 4, 2014 — Expert Forage Agronomist, Dr. Dan Undersander tells us how you can jumpstart this year’s alfalfa crop by assessing your stands and help you determine what can be implemented to optimize your yields and energize them for premium quality alfalfa. Dr. Undersander recently completed the first of three World Class Webinars, presented by PDPW.


Practicing Servant Leadership

May 28, 2014 — What is the benefit of Servant Leadership fro your dairy operation and to the greater community. We continue our discussion with Tom Thibodeau, professor of religious studies at Viterbo University and director of the Masters Program in Servant Leadership.