2019 CDCB Industry Meeting
CDCB Industry Meeting: Genetics of Dairy Feed Efficiency
The intersection of feed intake, feed efficiency and social responsibility.
Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
Alliant Energy Center, Exhibition Hall (Mendota 4), Madison, WI 53713
Doors will open at 8:00 a.m. for coffee, pastries and fellowship, and the program will start promptly at 8:30 a.m. The meeting will adjourn at 1:00 p.m.
To register, please click on the link below. We kindly ask that guests pre-register to ensure adequate seats and refreshments. We will welcome walk-ins on October 2.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26th
Please join in the interactive, forward-focused agenda.
8:00 am Registration and refreshments
8:30 am Welcome and Opening Remarks, by Neal Smith, CDCB Chair
8:40 am Panoramic review of memorable year, by João Dürr, CDCB CEO
9:00 am US efforts to create a feed efficiency database, by Mike Vandehaar, MSU
9:25 am How do we measure feed efficiency?, by Heather White, UW-M
9:50 am Precision dairy is here to stay. by James Koltes, ISU
10:15 am Milk Break
10:45 am Genetic dissection of dairy cow feed efficiency, by Francisco Peñagaricano, UFL
11:10 am Preview of feed efficiency genetic evaluations, by Paul VanRaden, USDA
11:35 am Panel discussion
12:05 pm Case study: MVP Dairy in Ohio Ken McCarty, MVP interviewed by Stan Erwine
12:35 pm Final remarks
1:00 pm Adjourn