Past Conferences

2018 Wisconsin Dairy & Beef Well-Being Conference Proceedings

2018 Wisconsin Dairy & Beef Well-Being Conference Proceedings

  • Protecting Against Activist Threats, Animal Agriculture Alliance President & CEO Kay Johnson-Smith
  • Digital Dermatitis from An Animal Welfare Perpsective, UW-Extension Kewaunee County Agriculture Agent Aerica Bjurstrom
  • Employee Training & the Impact on Animal Well-Being, New Mexico State University Extension Dairy Specialist Robert Hagevoort
  • Animal Handling & Carcass Quality, JBS USA-Green Bay Cattle Procurement Manager Casey Davis & Equity Livestock Bonduel Market Manager Chris (Jake) Jacobs
  • The State of Our State on Animal Welfare & Trade Implications, Wisconsin Department  of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection Secretary Sheila Harsdorf

2018 Wisconsin Dairy & Beef Well-Being Pre-Conference Proceedings (English or Spanish)

  • The Basic Clinic Exam:  Key to Early Identification of Sick Animals,  New Mexico State University Extension Dairy Specialist Robert Hagevoort
  • Pain Management of Dehorning, UW-Extension Oconto County Agriculture Agent Sarah Mills-Lloyd
  • Minimizing the Risk of Lameness to Improve Animal Well-Being, Midwestern Hoofcare, LLC Owner/Operator Aaron LaVoy
  • Animal Handling & Carcass Quality, JBS USA-Green Bay Cattle Procurement Manager Casey Davis & Equity Livestock Bonduel Market Manager Chris (Jake) Jacobs
  • Handling and Proper Usage of Medication for Dairy Cows, New Mexico State University Extension Dairy Specialist Robert Hagevoort

2017 Wisconsin Dairy & Beef Well-Being Conference Proceedings

2017 Wisconsin Dairy & Beef Well-Being Conference Proceedings

  • Using the Immune System to Maximize Health & Profitability in Cattle, Zoetis Director of Cattle-Equine Immunology & Biologics Victor Cortese, DVM, PhD
  • Designing Vaccination Programs-Is There a Better Way?, Zoetis Director of Cattle-Equine Immunology & Biologics Victor Cortese, DVM, PhD
  • Livestock Hauling BQA Style, UW-Extension Grant & Lafayette Counties Agriculture Agent Kory Stalsberg
  • The National Dairy FARM Program-Demonstrating Farmers Commitment to Best Practices, NMPF Director Farm Animal Care Program Emily Yeiser Stepp
  • Cattle Handling Pointers-Stockmanship & Low-Stress Handling, Texas A&M Extension Specialist Ron Gill

2016 Wisconsin Dairy & Beef Well-Being Conference Proceedings

2016 Wisconsin Dairy & Beef Well-Being Conference Proceedings

  • Building Your Ag Story Through Social Media, Minnesota Farm Living Blogger Wanda Patsche
  • Building Demand That is Sustainable for Future Generations, Wisconsin Beef Council Executive Director John Freitag
  • The Importance of Good Handling Skills & Cow Comfort for Dairy Cows, Ohio State University Assistant Professor Katy Proudfoot
  • Livestock Stewardship:  The Puzzle of the People, South Dakota State University Extension Livestock Stewardship Field Specialist Heidi Carroll
  • Getting Cattle to Work For You, Texas A&M Extension Livestock Specialist Ron Gill
  • Managing Pain in Youngstock, UW-Extension Taylor County Agriculture Agent Sandy Stuttgen & UW-Extension Oconto County Agriculture Agent Sarah Mills-Lloyd
  • Handling Facilities, UW-Extension Dairy Engineer Specialist Dave Kammel
  • Using Ruminant Collars for Animal Well-Being, Select Sires Reproductive Specialist Phil Dieter

2015 Wisconsin Dairy & Beef Well-Being Conference Proceedings

2015 Wisconsin Dairy & Beef Well-Being Conference Proceedings

  • We’re Only As Good As Our Customers Think We Are, McDonalds Global Animal Health & Welfare Office Bruce Feinberg
  • Proper Animal Care is Not Just Good for Cattle, It’s Good for All of Us, University of Nebraska Feedlot Production Management Veterinarian & Professor Dee Griffin
  • The Value of a Cull Cow, The Packer Perspective, JBS-USA Animal Welfare Programs Director Lilly Edwards-Callaway
  • Dairy Calf Care & Management, UW-Extension Dairy Well-Being Specialist Amy Stanton
  • Humane Euthanasia, UW-River Falls Animal & Food Science Associate Professor Kurt Vogel
  • Lamess in Cow/Calf and Feedyard Cattle, Iowa State University Extension Dairy Veterinarian Jan Shearer
  • Biological Systems Overload-Looking at Optimal Production, Not Maximum Production, Colorado State University Animal Science Professor Temple Grandin

2013 Wisconsin Dairy & Beef Well-Being Conference Proceedings

2013 Wisconsin Dairy & Beef Well-Being Conference Proceedings

  • Why Animal Welfare & Why Now?, Dean Foods Director of Dairy Stewardship Jen Walker
  • Animal Welfare:  Science & Legislation, UW-Extension Dairy Well-Being Specialist Amy Stanton
  • Making the Link Between Cull Cows & Carcass Quality, UW-River Falls Animal & Food Science Associate Professor Kurt Vogel
  • Managing Down Cows, Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association Animal Well-Being Committee Chairperson Bob Leder
  • Euthanasia Protocols, UW-River Falls Animal & Food Science Associate Professor Kurt Vogel
  • Bovine Emergency Response Rescue Planning & Training, UW-Extension Taylor County Agriculture Agent Sandy Stuttgen & Dane County Emergency Response Howard Ketover
  • Lameness Prevention:  A Cattle Husbandry Undertaking, Dairyland Hoofcare Institute Hoog Health Consultant Karl Burgi

 

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