Whitney Knauer, D.V.M.
University of Minnesota
College of Veterinary Medicine
The Upcoming Webinar

July 11, 2022:

Our next monthly webinar will be Monday, July 11 at noon (Central time). University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine’s Whitney Knauer, D.V.M., will present, “Housing calves in small groups: The pros, cons, and best practices.”

This webinar will focus on raising preweaned calves in small groups. The benefits and challenges compared to individual housing and large groups will be discussed, as well as best management practices to optimize calf health and for implementation success. The webinar is sponsored by Agri-Plastics.

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The Hoard’s Dairyman webinar series began in January 2011. Senior Associate Editor Abby Bauer hosts the webinar with industry experts serving as presenters.

The webinars are held the second Monday of each month and are broadcasted from noon until 1:00 p.m. Central time. Registered attendees will receive an invitation for each month's program. One registration enrolls you for the whole year.

Looking Ahead

August 8, 2022
"Strategies for silage harvesting success"
by John Goesser,
Rock River Laboratory


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Past Webinars

Webinar Awards

American Agricultural Editors Association

2021 Awards:
1st Place, AAEA webinar:
“The implications of high pregnancy rates on reproductive strategies”
by Paul Fricke,
University of Wisconsin-Madison

2nd Place, AAEA webinar: 
“Feeding and management for milking system success”
by James Salfer,
University of Minnesota Extension

3rd Place, AAEA webinar: 
“Calcium and the transition cow”
by Garrett Oetzel, University of Wisconsin-Madison
School of Veterinary Medicine

2020 Awards:
1st Place, AAEA webinar:
“Feeding Cows to Reach Their Peak”
by Bill Weiss, The Ohio State University

2nd Place, AAEA webinar: 
“Focusing on Fresh Cow Strategies”
by Mike Hutjens, University of Illinois

3rd Place, AAEA webinar: 
“The World Record Milk Cow:
She’s Just One of the Herd”
by producers Scott Pralle and Pam Selz-Pralle

2019 Awards:
1st Place, AAEA webinar:
“Calf rearing affects lifetime eating behavior”
by Trevor DeVries, University of Guelph

2nd Place, AAEA webinar: 
“Cutting feed costs without cutting milk”
by Bill Weiss, The Ohio State University

3rd Place, AAEA webinar: 
“The dairy situation and outlook for 2019”
by Mark Stephenson, University of Wisconsin -Madison

2018 Awards:
1st Place, AAEA webinar:
“Animal Fats: Separating Fact from fiction”
by Nina Teicholz,
New York Times Best-Selling Author

2nd Place, AAEA webinar: 
“Monitoring and managing metabolic diseases in the transition cow”
by Daryl Nydam, Cornell University

3rd Place, AAEA webinar: 
“How they achieve 40,000 pounds
of milk per cow”
by Tom Kestell, Ever-Green-View,
and Steve Woodford, dairy nutritionist

2017 Awards:
1st Place, AAEA webinar:
“Barn design for robotic milking”
by Jack Rodenburg, DairyLogix

2nd Place, AAEA webinar: 
An update on raising better calves
by Bob James, Virginia Tech

3rd Place, AAEA webinar: 
Strategies for nonpregnancy
diagnosis in dairy cows

by Paul Fricke, University of Wsconsin-Madison

2016 Awards:
1st Place, AAEA webinar:
“Milking ration fiber for all its worth”
by Rick Grant, Miner Institute

2nd Place, AAEA webinar:
“What the cows are telling us
about their transition needs”

by Ken Nordlund, D.V.M., UW-Madison

2015 Awards:
1st Place, AAEA webinar:
“Finding the next five pounds of milk”
by Mike Hutjens, University of Illinois

2nd Place, AAEA webinar:
“Winter strategies to enhance
teat health and milk quality”

by Leo Timms, Iowa State University

3rd Place, AAEA webinar:
“Help your dry cows avoid heat stress”
by Geof Dahl, University of Florida

Hosted By

Hosted by Hoard's Dairyman Senior Associate Editor Abby Bauer, each one-hour webinar will include nationally known and carefully selected presenters who will discuss the most timely and relevant topics and challenges faced by dairy producers today. Presentations will cover input costs, finances, feeds and nutrition, milk quality, and herd management.

The webinars are designed to be interactive. If you have questions during the presentation, they can be typed directly to the presenter, and everyone can learn from the response and discussion. Polls may also be conducted during the webinar to give the presenter an understanding of the audience's demographics.

Our webinars are approved for continuing education units (CEU) from the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists. Each hour-long webinar will earn one CEU. There is no cost to register or view the webinars. Once registered, you will receive e-mail reminders of the webinar date and time. If unable to attend a webinar, they will be recorded and can be accessed later.