Program

27th ANNUAL NORTHEAST DAIRY PRODUCTION MEDICINE SYMPOSIUM

March 23-25, 2018 – DoubleTree Hotel, Syracuse, NY

Friday

1:00pm-1:15pm
     Welcome

1:15pm-5:00pm
     Everything DiSC 
     - Deb Van Cleve, Create Results Consulting
     [Adirondack Ballroom]

6:00pm-9:00pm
     Reception & Dinner
     [Crossroads Foyer, Adirondack Ballroom]

 

Saturday

7:00am-8:00am
     Breakfast
     [Niagara Ballroom]

8:00am-9:45am
     Finance & practice management workshop
     - Mike Dicks, Melissa Maddux, Stith Keiser
     [Adirondack/Seaway]

9:45am-10:15am
     Break 

10:15am-11:00am
     Finance & practice management workshop (continued)
     [Adirondack/Seaway]

11:00am-12:00pm
     How I've used this approach to grow my practice
     - Dr. Arn Anderson [Adirondack/Seaway]

12:00pm-1:00pm
     Lunch
     [Niagara Ballroom]

1:00pm-2:00pm
     Producing quality milk: Avoiding the pitfalls & embracing technologies 
     - Dr. Brandon Treichler
     [Adirondack/Seaway]

2:00pm-3:00pm
     Avoiding residues in cattle
     - Dr. Geoff Smith [Adirondack/Seaway]

3:00pm-3:30pm
     Break

3:30pm-4:30pm
     Genomic selection for improved feed efficiency – prospects, challenges, and impact
     - Dr. Kent Weigel
     [Adirondack/Seaway]

4:30pm-5:30pm
     Managing cows to improve feed efficiency and sustainability
     - Dr. Mike Vandehaar
     [Adirondack/Seaway]

6:00pm-7:30pm
     Reception & Dinner
     [Niagara Ballroom]

7:30pm-9:30pm
     Veterinarian Shark Tank
     - Stith Keiser
     [Niagara Ballroom]

 

Sunday

7:00am-8:00am
     Breakfast
     [Niagara Ballroom] 

8:00am-9:00am
     Common myths in treating calf diarrhea
     - Dr. Geoff Smith
     [Adirondack/Seaway]

9:00am-10:00am
     Designing calving areas that support natural behavior 
     - Dr. Peter Krawczel
     [Adirondack/Seaway]

10:00am-10:30am
     Break

10:30am-11:30am
     How searching for the perfect monitor let me back to the farm
     - Dr. Mike Kristula
     [Adirondack/Seaway] 

11:30am-12:30pm
     Assessing dairy health opportunities: Bulk tank and bedding pathogens
     - Dr. Paula Ospina
     [Adirondack/Seaway]

12:30pm
     Adjourn