For the fourth time this year we held a Dairy Manager School with Dr. Gordie Jones in Europe July 12-14. It was the first time in Denmark. Despite a smaller class size, the success was great! In total 11 people attended the school, which allowed everyone to stay intently involved during their 2.5 days together. During the session we worked on the dairies of Jörn Friis Moller and Martijn Damsteegt with 550 and…

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…