Nov. 14 2017 09:02 AM

PDPW to Present One-Day Transition Cow Workshops, Dec 12, 13, 2017

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Dairy farmers, nutritionists and veterinarians pursuing the latest research, insights and techniques for transition cow management should attend the one-day PDPW Transition Cow Workshop, hosted by Professional Dairy Producers® (PDPW). The one-day trainings are Dec. 12 at Chippewa Valley Technical College, Eau Claire, Wis., and repeating Dec. 13 at Fox Valley Technical College – Bordini Center, Appleton, Wis., from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day.

Positioning your maternity management team for success, this workshop is designed to take cow management skills from excellent to elite. Workshop sessions will be led by:

  • Dr. Mike Van Amburgh, Professor in the Department of Animal Science at Cornell University and leader of the Cornell Net Carbohydrate and Protein System
  • Dr. Heather White, Assistant Professor of Nutritional Physiology at UW-Madison
  • Dr. Katie Mrdutt, Program Manager with the Food Armor® Foundation
  • Dr. Jon Garber, Associate Veterinarian at Valley Veterinary Clinic and member of the Food Armor committee

To learn more about the program and to register, visit or contact PDPW at 1-800-947-7379.

Transition Cow Workshop is an accredited training and offers up to 4.5 Dairy AdvanCE continuing education units (CEUs) for each day. To learn more or secure credits, visit Up to 5.4 CEUs are available to UW-School of Veterinary Medicine (UW-SVM), and up to 5.0 CEUs are available to the American Registry of Professional Scientists (ARPAS) members.

Professional Dairy Producers (PDPW) is the nation's largest dairy producer-led organization of its kind, focusing on producer professionalism, stakeholder engagement and unified outreach to share ideas, solutions, resources and experiences that help dairy producers succeed."