‘Raising Your Dairy Best Heifer’ Summer Webinar Series

Join the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach dairy team as they discuss “raising your dairy best heifer” during a summer webinar series. The series will cover practical heifer management topics.

Each session will cover a different topic related to heifer management, with a question and answer session at the end for any questions participants may have.

Dates and speakers
June 3: Maternity Management – Howard Tyler, associate professor of animal science, Iowa State University. Holstein heifers.
June 10: Heifer Feeding Strategies – Gail Carpenter, associate professor, dairy extension and outreach, Iowa State.
June 24: Colostrum Management – Dr. Phillip Jardon, clinical associate professor, extension veterinarian, Iowa State University; and Jennifer Bentley, dairy specialist, ISU Extension and Outreach.
July 8: Managing Heifer Inventory – Greg Palas, dairy records management system, and Fred Hall, dairy specialist, ISU Extension and Outreach.
July 22: Heifer Health – Dr. Phillip Jardon, clinical associate professor, extension veterinarian, Iowa State.
July 30: Heifer Reproduction – Victor Gomez, associate professor, extension dairy specialist, Kansas State University.
Aug. 5: Heifer Benchmarking – Gail Carpenter, associate professor, dairy extension and outreach, Iowa State.
Aug. 12: Heifer Grower Panel – to be determined.
Aug. 19: Economics of Raising Heifers – Larry Tranel, dairy specialist, Iowa State.

Those interested in participating in the webinar series can register online at https://go.iastate.edu/DAIRYBESTHEIFER.

For more information, contact dairy specialist Fred Hall at 712-737-4230 or ; Jennifer Bentley at 563-382-2949 or ; or Larry Tranel at 563-583-6496 or

Date

Jul 15 2024

Time

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Category