24th Year April 20-22, 2015 - Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference

24th
Year
2015
Tri-State Dairy Nutrition
Conference
April 20-22, 2015
Grand Wayne Center
Fort Wayne, Indiana
The Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference is co-sponsored by
Extension and the Department of Animal Sciences at:
Website: http://tristatedairy.osu.edu
Michigan State University
Purdue University
The Ohio State University
General Information
Sponsorship Information
The Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference is a 24-year
collaborative effort between The Ohio State University, Michigan
State University, and Purdue University. In 2014, more than 514
individuals attended the conference.
There are numerous opportunities for your company or
business to gain visibility at the Tri-State Dairy Nutrition
Conference. Opportunities include being an exhibitor, general
sponsor, hospitality sponsor, supporting the student presentation
competition, and more. If you are interested in learning more
about these sponsor opportunities, contact Dr. Herb Bucholtz
for more information at (517) 230-0120 or [email protected]
For more information about the 2015 conference, contact:
Dr. Maurice Eastridge at (614) 688-3059,The Ohio State University;
Dr. David Beede at (517) 432-5400, Michigan State University; or
Dr. Tamilee Nennich at (765) 494-4823, Purdue University.
Information about the program is also available online at:
http://tristatedairy.osu.edu.
Student Competitions
Students may present at the Conference for a chance to win cash
awards. All graduate and undergraduate students participating
will receive a monetary award of $100. Graduate students present
their research, and the top students will receive awards totalling
$2,250. Undergraduates can present their research or provide a
thorough review of a nutritional topic; $1,200 will be distributed
among the top presenters. Undergraduate and graduate students
may attend the Conference for free, and lodging will be made
available for students. Pre-registration is required.
The guidelines for contestants can be found on the website.
Abstracts by graduate students for the contest are due by Friday,
March 6, 2015 and will be printed in the proceedings of the
Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference. For more information,
contact: Dr. Joanne Knapp at [email protected]
Conference Objectives
To disseminate current information on the feeding of dairy cattle,
primarily to individuals who provide nutritional advice to dairy
farmers.
Intended Audience
Feed industry personnel, nutrition consultants, Extension
personnel, veterinarians, and interested dairy producers.
Registration Fee
$175 per person, includes refreshments during breaks and
hospitality reception, one breakfast, and one copy of the Tri-State
Dairy Nutrition Conference Proceedings (online or paper). For
details concerning registration discounts for groups of 5 or more,
contact Michelle Milligan at (614) 292-7374 or email: [email protected]
osu.edu. Registration deadline is April 3, 2015. The cost for late
registrations is $205, so don’t delay!
Accommodations
ARPAS
Please make room reservations directly with area
hotels. Participants are encouraged to check-in prior to the
start of the Conference.
The preferred hotels are:
Hilton Fort Wayne at the Grand Wayne Center
1020 South Calhoun Street
P.O. Box 12049
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
(260) 420-1100
The Hilton Fort Wayne has a block of rooms reserved for the
Conference. The rooms are $99 plus tax per night for single or
double occupancy. Rooms at the Hilton must be reserved by
March 30, 2015 by 3:00 p.m. EST to receive the discounted
rate. Rooms can be reserved by calling or visiting www.ftwayne.
hilton.com and entering the group code: TRI.
Courtyard by Marriott
(enclosed walkway to the Grand Wayne)
1150 South Harrison Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
866-704-6163
There are rooms reserved at the Courtyard by
Marriott at the rate of $117 plus tax per night for
single or double occupancy. Rooms must be reserved by March
26, 2015 to receive the discounted rate.
Other hotels in the area include:
Hyatt Place
111 W. Washington Center Rd.
(260) 471-8522
Holiday Inn Express
5915 Ellison
(260) 227-5148
Hampton Inn & Suites
5702 Challenger Parkway
(260) 489-0908 Hampton Inn & Suites
8219 West Jefferson Blvd.
(260) 459-1999
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The American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists
The ARPAS exam will be given at the Tri-State Dairy Nutrition
Conference on April 21. If you are interested in taking the exam,
please email the requested information listed below.
PAS exam(s) available:
1.Aquaculture
2. Beef Cattle
3. Companion 4. Dairy Cattle
5. Horses
6. Laboratory Animals
7.Poultry
8. Sheep & Goat
9. Swine
10. Meat Science
11. Dairy Product Science
12. Poultry Products
11 CEU’s available to ARPAS members for attending the Conference.
The exam may be taken at the time listed below.
Other times available by appointment with
Jeremy Holzner at ARPAS, 217/356-5390,
email: [email protected]
Tuesday, April 21 - 11:00 AM
More information about ARPAS exams and sample questions may be
found at www.arpas.org. If you would like information on one of the
College Board Certification exams, please contact us.
Please email the information below, which exams you desire to take
and your preferred time to: [email protected]
(Name, Address, City, State, Zip, phone, and email address)
Grand Wayne Center
120 West Jefferson Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
(260) 426-4100
http://www.grandwayne.com
The Grand Wayne Center and Hilton Fort Wayne are
conveniently located in downtown Fort Wayne, only 7 miles from
the Fort Wayne International Airport.
Agenda
Monday, April 20
1:30 – 5:30
Undergraduate Student Presentations
(Harrison A)
Graduate Student Presentations
(Harrison B)
4:00 - 6:00
TMR Management Software Workshop
(Harrison C,D,E; Jefferson B)
Pre-registration Required
1. EZfeed, DHI-Provo
2. Feed Supervisor
3. Feed Watch,Valley Ag Software
4. TMR-Tracker, Digi-Star, LLC
6:00
Dinner for Students, TMR Management
Software Workshop Attendees, and Industry Personnel*
(Anthony Wayne Ballroom)
Pre-registration Required
(Sponsored by Midwest ARPAS)
*Free to presenting students and their advisors,
$30/person otherwise.
Tuesday, April 21
8:00 - 12:00
Pre-Conference program hosted by Balchem
Corporation
(Calhoun Ballrooms)
4:00 – 4:35
Grouping Strategies for Dry and Fresh Cows
to Optimize Health and Performance
Dr. Ricardo Chebel, University of Minnesota
4:35 – 5:10
Milk Urea Nitrogen - Targets and Usage for Dairy
Herd Management
Dr. Mark Hanigan,Virginia Polytechnic Institute
5:10 – 5:30 Presentation by First-Place Graduate Student
5:30 - 5:45
5:45 – 7:00
Announcement of Undergraduate Student
Presentation Awards
Dr. Joanne Knapp, Fox Hollow Consulting
6:30
Veterinarian’s Dinner
Hosted by Merck Animal Health (Harrison A)
Nutrition Consultant Dinner
Hosted by Diamond V (Harrison B)
Wednesday, April 22
7:00 Midwest ARPAS Luncheon Meeting
(within Exhibit Hall)
12:50 – 1:00
Welcome to the 24th Tri-State Dairy
Nutrition Conference
Dr. Maurice Eastridge,The Ohio State University
1:00 – 1:40
Emerging Issue: Labor Management on Dairy
Farms: the Interface Between the Employer and
Employee
Ms. Melissa O’Rourke, Iowa State University
Theme: Nutrition and Animal Health
Moderator: Dr. Mark Hardesty, Maria Stein Animal Clinic
1:40 – 2:20
Update on Data from the Use of Bovine
Growth Hormone in Dairy Cows
Dr. Dale Bauman, Cornell University
Concurrent Sessions:
2:20 – 3:00
Using Decision Tree Analysis to Make Herd
Management Decisions
Dr. Lowell Midla,The Ohio State University
Moderator: Dr. Michael Schutz, Purdue University
(Harrison D/E)
New Insights on Feeding Post-Weaned Dairy
Heifers
Dr.Tamilee Nennich, Purdue University
3:00 – 3:30
Break (refreshments provided)
3:30 – 4:00
Practical Recommendations for Trace Minerals
in Diets for Dairy Cows
Dr. Bill Weiss,The Ohio State University
Buffet Breakfast (provided in Exhibit Hall)
Theme: Forages
Moderator: Mr. Don Martell, Diamond V
8:00 – 8:30
12:00 –12:50 Registration (Refreshments provided)
Hospitality
(Exhibit Hall, Refreshments Provided)
8:30 - 9:00
Understanding Effects of Drought Stress on Corn
Silage Yield and Quality
Dr. Gonzalo Ferreira,Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Relationship of Ration NDF Digestibility on
Animal Performance
Dr. David Combs, University of Wisconsin-Madison
9:00 – 9:30
Relationship of 30-hr Forage NDF Digestibility
to DM Intake
Dr. Larry Jones, F.A.R.M.E. Institute
(sponsored by American Farm Products, Inc.)
9:30 - 10:00
Effective Outcomes of TMR Audits
Dr.Tom Oelberg, Diamond V
(sponsored by Diamond V)
10:00 – 10:30 Break (Refreshments provided)
Theme: Current Topics
Moderator: Ms. Dianne Shoemaker,The Ohio State
University
10:30 - 10:50 Timely Topic: Update on the Food Modernization Act
Dr. Richard Sellers, American Feed Industry Assoc.
10:50 – 11:20 Dairy Sustainability - Using the Real Facts
Dr. Joanne Knapp, Fox Hollow Consulting
11:20 – 11:50 Why all of the Hype About Canola Meal?
Dr. Essi Evans, Essi Evans Nutrition Consulting
(Sponsored by Canola Council of Canada)
11:50 – 12:25 Current Knowledge of the Ruminal Fermentation
System and What Can We Expect to Learn in the
Future? Dr. Kenneth Griswold, Kemin Industries
(Sponsored by Kemin Industries)
12:30Adjourn (Lunch and Refreshments Provided)
2015 Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference Registration Form
Please print clearly
Name:___________________________________________
Company: ________________________________________
Address: _________________________________________
City: _________________ State: ______Zip:_____________
Phone:_______________Email: _______________________
Please check the box corresponding to your job affiliation:
Feed Industry - sales/nutrition advisor
Feed Industry - support staff/management/research
Private Consultant
Veterinarian
Dairy Producer
Campus/University Staff
County Extension
Government
Student
(Undergraduate and graduate - free)
One registration per form. Please list each registration
on additional copies of this form.
$_______ Registration ($175 - Includes one proceedings)
Indicate preference: _____ online _____ paper
(For online proceedings, a password will be provided.)
($30 late fee after April 3, 2015 - $205)
Students registrations are free.
$_______ Extra Paper Proceedings ($20/copy)
$_______ Online proceedings only ($20/person)
$_______ April 20 Dinner ($30/person for non-students)
(Sponsored by ARPAS)
Student Lodging
Undergraduate and graduate students may attend the Conference
for free, and lodging will be complimentary for students.
Pre-registration is required. The student room reservations deadline is
There will be four students per double bed room.
Student Name: ______________________________________
University: _________________ Email: __________________
Graduate Student:
Undergraduate Student:
Presenting: Yes No
Dinner on April 20: Yes No
If undergraduate presenting: Literature Review
Research
Lodging Needed: April 20: Yes No
April 21: Yes No
Student Name: _____________________________________
University: _________________ Email: ________________
Graduate Student:
Undergraduate Student:
Presenting: Yes No
Dinner on April 20: Yes No
If undergraduate presenting: Literature Review
Research
Lodging Needed: April 20: Yes No
April 21: Yes No
Student Name: _____________________________________
University: _________________ Email: __________________
Graduate Student:
Undergraduate Student:
Presenting: Yes No
Dinner on April 20: Yes No
If undergraduate presenting: Literature Review
Research
Lodging Needed: April 20: Yes No
April 21: Yes No
Pre-Conference
Registration is required for the Pre-Conference program hosted by
Balchem. Please see the enclosed flyer for additional details and
visit the website to register: tristatedairy.osu.edu/precon.php.
$________Total
Yes
No
Attending TMR Workshop on April 20
(Complimentary registration, pre-registration required)
A $30 per registration charge will be added for late
registrations and registrations received at the door.
Discounted registration fees are available for organizations
with groups of 5 or more, provided they are received from the
same company, before the registration deadline, and received at
the same time. Contact Michelle Milligan at (614) 292-7374 or
[email protected] for details on group discounts or with
questions.
Registration Deadline: April 3, 2015.
Make checks payable to: The Ohio State University
Mail registration form and fee to:
Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference
c/o Michelle Milligan,
221 Animal Science Building, 2029 Fyffe Court,
Columbus, OH 43210
TMR Management Software
Workshop
The TMR Management Software Workshop is hosted by the
Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference on Monday, April 20 at
the Grand Wayne Center in Harrison C,D,E, and Jefferson B.
Complimentary registration, but pre-registration is required.
4:00 - 5:00 PM Overview of TMR management software by
companies:
1. EZfeed, DHI-Provo
2. Feed Supervisor
3. FeedWatch,Valley Ag Software
4. TMR-Tracker, Digi-Star, LLC
5:00 - 6:00 PM Breakout sessions for in-depth software review
6:00 PM Dinner sponsored by (see above for payment):
Midwest ARPAS
(American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists)