Program

26th ANNUAL NORTHEAST DAIRY PRODUCTION MEDICINE SYMPOSIUM

March 17-19, 2017 – DoubleTree Hotel, Syracuse, NY

 

Friday March 17, 2017

10:00-5:15
Food Armor Phase II "The Next Step": Veterinarian Accreditation*
- Drs. Katie Mrdutt
Niagara Ballroom
(boxed lunch provided) 
5:30
Reception & Dinner
Crossroads Foyer & Niagara Ballroom
7:15-9:00
Food Armor Phase II (cont.)

 

Saturday March 18, 2017

7:00-8:00
          Breakfast
          Niagara Ballroom
8:00-10:00
Achieving High Pregnancy Rates in High Producing Dairy Herds
- Dr. Paul Fricke
Huron/Ontario/Michigan 
10:00-10:30
Break
10:30-11:30
          Factors in Milk Pricing - Navigating Through a Complex System
          - Amie Thomas
11:30-12:30
What Drives Financial Success on a Dairy?
- Dr. Mike Lormore
12:30-1:15
Lunch
Niagara/Seaway
1:15-2:30
Forage Quality: Field to Feed Bunk & Understanding Forage Analysis
- Joe Lawrence & Paul Sirois
Huron/Ontario/Michigan
2:30-3:00
Break 
3:00-4:00
Culling Decisions
- Dr. Mike Overton
4:00-5:00
Feeding for Components
- Dr. Kevin Harvatine
5:30
Reception & Dinner
Crossroads Foyer & Niagara/Seaway

 

Sunday March 19, 2017

7:00-8:00
Breakfast
Superior/Erie
8:00-10:00
Current Concepts in Dairy Medicine (including Diagnostic Tips and Tricks, Adult Cow Pneumonia, Anaplasmosis, etc.)          
- Dr. Tom Divers
Huron/Ontario/Michigan
10:00-10:30
Break
Grand Ballroom Foyer
10:30-10:50
          AABP Update
          - Fred Gingrich
10:50-12:20
          Prudent Use of Antimicrobials: Approaches for Selective Dry Cow Treatment in Dairy
          Cows
          - Drs. Amy Vasquez & Rob Lynch

*Veterinarians who have not completed Phase I are welcome to participate in this Phase II Workshop for educational purposes but will not be eligible for Food Armor accreditation until all other requirements have been met. Please contact mrdutt@wvma.org with further questions.