The 2.5-day Alta Dairy Manager Schools have been a tremendous success in the EU, with the two most recent schools held in Italy and Germany in early February 2018. At both schools, Dr. Gordie Jones was the expert presenter and discussion leader on topics surrounding cow comfort and nutrition.   The combination of classroom sessions and interactive, on-farm learning create the ideal atmosphere for dairy managers looking to take their farm's…
We welcomed 22 progressive Canadian dairy producers from five provinces to the first ever Canadian Dairy Manager School, held January 16-18 in Abbotsford, BC. Participants from Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Ontario enhanced their knowledge on reproductive programs and implementation during the 2.5-day school. They joined Dr. Glaucio Lopes, AltaU Manager, Kevin Muxlow VP of Sales-Americas, and Dr. Paul Fricke, UW-Madison Department of Dairy Science to learn more about what’s…
More than 250 progressive dairy producers, academia, and industry personnel gathered in Reno, Nevada November 8-10, 2017 for the Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council (DCRC) annual meeting. While there, guests discussed new and advanced practices to achieve outstanding reproductive performance. During the annual meeting, the DCRC invites speakers from around North America to present cutting-edge research and discuss hot-topics impacting today’s dairy reproductive performance. Topics covered this year included hormone use in dairy…

Guests from around the world joined together to share management strategies and insight during the 18th Alta Advantage Showcase Tour held in Michigan June 21-23, 2017. On-farm stations were set up to provide insight on all areas of dairy herd management. Some of the topics covered included: Reproduction Milk quality and parlor management Transition cow management Feed and nutrition Colostrum management and calf raising Heifer raising Labor organization Genetic planning Dairy technology…