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[APRIL 19, 2004]  URBANA -- Dairy experts will be available to producers from four states during the June 16-17 Professional Dairy Management Seminar at the Grand Harbor Resort in Dubuque, Iowa. University of Illinois Extension is one of the event's sponsors.

"This seminar is designed to provide dairy producers and industry personnel with current information on managing hoof care, trace minerals, forage feeding and other hot topics," said Dave Fischer, U of I Extension animal systems educator based in Edwardsville. "Extension dairy specialists from Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin, other experts, and a producer panel will cover a number of dairy-related topics."

The seminar begins at 8:30 a.m. June 16 with a half-day pre-conference symposium on "Trace Minerals--A Fresh Perspective," sponsored by Chelated Minerals Corporation. The second-day breakfast speaker, sponsored by Elanco Animal Health, will discuss antibiotic use in food animal production.


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Registration before June 8 is $95 per person, which includes meals, breaks, and proceedings. After June 8, registration is $120 per person.

Registration and program information can be obtained by contacting Fischer at (618) 692-9434 or the Wisconsin Agri-Service Association at (608) 223-1111. More information is also available at [To download the Adobe Acrobat reader for the PDF file, click here.]

[University of Illinois news release]


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