The information below has been supplied by dairy marketers and other industry organizations. It has not been edited, verified or endorsed by Hoard’s Dairyman.Join Dairy Calf & Heifer Association (DCHA) for its next webinar – “New NASEM Requirements for Calves: Turn Information into Action” – set for June 30, at 2 p.m. Central time (U.S./Canada). Jim Quigley, Cargill calf and heifer technical lead, is the presenter for this free, one-hour educational offering.
The webinar will address the question, “What do new NASEM Nutrition Requirements for Dairy Cattle mean for your calf program?” Quigley will explore how new data affects protein and energy utilization in calf nutrition modeling. Webinar attendees will gain actionable information to positively impact calf nutrition on farm.
About Jim Quigley-presenter
Jim Quigley is a researcher, author, speaker and leader who has helped improve the well-being of young calves for more than 30 years. Jim received his B.S. from the University of New Hampshire in 1979, M.S. from UNH in 1983 and Ph.D. from Virginia Tech in 1985. He has held several positions, including as an Associate Professor at the University of Tennessee, Vice President for Research at Diamond V Mills, and Vice President and Director of Calf Operations at APC, Inc., in Ankeny Iowa. He is currently Technical Lead for Cargill, Inc. and provides technical support for calf and heifer topics for all Cargill’s business around the world.
Jim is a well-respected scientist and has been an author on more than 110 refereed scientific articles. He is also world-known as a speaker on the topics of calf immunity, health, nutrition, and management. He has spoken at conferences and symposia all over the world. Jim has also consulted with several governmental agencies on topics related to calf health.
About Tana Dennis-moderator
Tana Dennis is a Technology Application Lead for Cargill Animal Nutrition. She serves as the calf and heifer technology manager for the North American business supporting the Cargill, Provimi, and Purina (Canada) brands, which includes managing calf innovation at the Nurture Research Center in southwest Ohio and Cargill Animal Nutrition Innovation Center in Elk River, Minnesota. She completed her bachelor’s degree at the University of Florida in 2008, Master’s degree in 2011 and Ph.D. degree in 2016, both at Purdue University with special focus on calf and heifer nutrition and management. She has been with Cargill for 7 years in various sales and technical service roles prior to her current innovation role. Tana has over 40 peer-reviewed abstracts and journal articles to her credit and has spoken at the Pacific Northwest Animal Nutrition and ADSA Discover conferences on the impact of nutrition and management on the weaning transition in dairy calves.