Purdue Extension to host dairy nutrition update

December 8, 2015  

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue Extension will be the host of a dairy nutrition workshop focused on helping dairy cattle producers learn about the updates in nutrition made this year.

The workshop will be 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 15 in the ECCC-Martin Room at the Elkhart County Fairgrounds, 17746 County Road 34, Suite E, Goshen.

The workshop's topics and speakers:

* Noah Litherland, Vita Plus Corp.: "Steps Toward a More Mature GI Tract in Your Heifer Calves."

* Katy Proudfoot, Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine: "Cow Comfort for the Transition Cow."

* Maurice Eastridge, Ohio State University Department of Animal Sciences: "Managing Feed Costs."

* Brittany Casperson, graduate student in animal sciences at Purdue: "Making Something Out of Nothing: Stretching Your Forage Supply."

* Randy Shaver, University of Wisconsin Department of Dairy Science: "What's New with Corn Silage, the 'King of Forages?'"

Reservations are requested by Dec. 11. The cost is $15 and includes lunch and handouts.

For more information or registration forms visit http://bit.ly/1OuARbb.

All forms should be mailed to Purdue Extension Elkhart County, 17746 County Road Suite E., Goshen, IN, 46528.

For more information, call the Elkhart County Extension Office at 574-533-0554 or contact Purdue Extension educator Robert Kelly, kelly115@purdue.edu, or Nancy Borkholder, nborkhol@purdue.edu.

Writer: Chelsea Clodfelder, 765-494-2722, cclodfel@purdue.edu

Source: Kelly Heckaman, 574-372-2340, kheckaman@purdue.edu

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