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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
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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
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