- THE MAGAZINE
JBS United is excited to announce that the company will be hosting its sixth annual Technical Conference for Dairy Producers in the Midwest. The previous conferences have been very well received, providing the critical education that dairy producers need. Just as last year, there will be two dates and locations, making it easy and convenient for producers to attend. In addition to expert speakers and relevant presentations, there will also be various industry professionals and suppliers on hand to discuss producers’ needs with them in person. The conference is Free to attend, but attendees are asked to register in advance.
This year’s conference will be focused on… “Bridging the Gap: Optimizing Nutrition Throughout the Dairy Life Cycle.” One of the featured speakers is Dr. Mike Hutjens, a respected Animal Sciences Professor with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He will present on “Broadening the Scope of Profitability: Maximizing Longevity and Lifetime Productivity in the Herd.”
The other featured speaker is Dr. James Drackley, a Professor of Animal Sciences at the University of Illinois. He will present on “Setting the Stage: Nutritional Management of the Dry Cow and Young Calf.” There will also be a discussion of various other timely topics for dairy producers in the Midwest.
The January 14th location is the James B. Henry Center for Executive Development (www.bus.msu.edu/edc/home.cfm) at Michigan State University in Lansing, MI (ph: 517-353-4350).
The January 15th Location is Sauder Village (www.SauderVillage.org) in Archbold, OH (ph: 419-446-2541).
There is No Cost to attend the conference, which runs from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, and lunch is included. Those seeking more information or wishing to register should visit www.MDC.JBSunited.com and/or contact Lisa Coverdale, JBS United’s Marketing Manager, at 317-758-2664 or 800-382-9909. Lisa can also be reached via email at Lisa.Coverdale@tektm.com. Lisa can also be contacted about sponsoring and/or exhibiting at the conference.