Dr. Cardoso to be keynote speaker at Missouri Dairy Profit Seminars, February 22-26

The Missouri Dairy Association and the University of Missouri will present the Missouri Dairy Profit Seminars on February 22-26, 2016 at 5 locations throughout the state. Learn how to improve your dairy production, enhance your dairy husbandry practices, check your TMR with University experts, share ideas with other talented dairy farmers in your area, and visit with industry experts.

Daily Agenda

9:30 a.m. Registration and visit exhibitors
Coffee, milk and pastries sponsored by Missouri Corn Merchandising Council and Select Sires MidAmerica

9:50 a.m. Welcome

10:00 a.m. "Foliar Fungicide Application on Corn and its Effects on Dairy Cow Performance"
Dr. Phil Cardoso, DVM
Department of Animal Science
University of Illinois
Sponsored by Multimin USA

10:45 a.m. "Trace Mineral Importance to Calf Hood Immune Support"
Dr. Dan Tracy
Multimin USA

11:30 a.m. "Missouri Dairy Revitalization and Sponsor Recognition"
Dave Drennan
Missouri Dairy Association

Noon Lunch*
Bring along a sample of your TMR and University of Missouri will evaluate

1:30 p.m. "Implications of the Veterinary Feed Directive"
Dr. Scott Poock
University of Missouri

2:00 p.m. "How Do We Compare – 10 Key Benchmarks and How to Use Them"
Reagan Bluel
University of Missouri

2:30 p.m. "Impact of Feeding Amino Acids on Reproduction"
Dr. Phil Cardoso, DVM
Department of Animal Science,
University of Illinois
Sponsored by Multimin USA
3:15 p.m. Adjourn


Registration fee is $20.00 per person payable at each location. Lunch reservations are required. Call the contact listed below TODAY for lunch reservations.

Monday, February 22
Pork Palace, State Fair Grounds, Sedalia
Contact: MU Extension Office at (660) 827-0591

Tuesday, February 23
Springfield Livestock Marketing Center, Springfield
Contact: Reagan Bluel at (417) 847-3161

Wednesday, February 24
MSU State Fruit Research Center, Mountain Grove
Contact: Ted Probert at (417) 741-6134

Thursday, February 25 
Cape Girardeau County Extension Office, Jackson
Contact: MU Extension Office at (573) 243-3581

Friday, February 26
Hagie’s Nineteen, 618 North Washington, Union
Contact: Ken Bolte at (636) 583-5141


Download the 2016 Missouri Dairy Profit Seminars flyer