The 56th Florida Dairy Production Conference will be held on Thursday, December 1st, 2022, at the Straughn IFAS Extension Professional Development Center, in Gainesville, Florida. The Florida Dairy Production Conference started in 1964 and aims to create a program that brings together some of the newest research, innovations, recommendations, and ideas for improving the sustainability and profitability of the Florida dairy industry. The presented information provides practical take-home messages for dairy farmers and highlights emerging trends in the dairy industry.
The conference strives to provide a friendly learning and sharing atmosphere with networking opportunities for dairy owners and employees, allied dairy industry professionals, students, and dairy educators. This year’s conference will include aspects of nutrition, reproduction, and calf management, as well as a dedicated afternoon discussing the role of heat stress on dairy cattle production.
What Have We Learned About Feed Efficiency in Dairy Cows: Jose Santos, Dept. Animal Sciences, University of Florida
Strategic Use Of Ovarian Data to Improve Pregnancy Outcomes Following Timed AI: Rafael Bisinotto, Dept. Large Animal Clinical Sciences, University of Florida
Considering Dairy Calf Social Behavior to Improve Welfare: Emily Miller-Cushon, Dept. Animal Sciences, University of Florida
The Impact of Season and Heat Stress On Uterine Disease: John Bromfield. Dept. Animal Sciences, University of Florida
Making A Dairy Cow That Is Genetically More Resistant to Heat Stress: Peter Hansen. Dept. Animal Sciences, University of Florida
Heat Abatement During the Pre-weaning Period: Ricardo Chebel, Dept. Large Animal Clinical Sciences, University of Florida
Alleviating Heat Stress: Geoffrey Dahl, Dept. Animal Sciences, University of Florida
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