Agenda

Tuesday

6/22/21

 Milking/Feeding Automation & Research Updates

8:15-8:30

Welcome 

Marcia Endres

8:30-9:00

Why is automation needed in TMR feeding?

Trevor DeVries

9:00-9:30

Automated TMR feeding panel - dairy producers

9:30-9:40

Platinum Sponsor Spotlight

9:40-10:10

Audience Discussion on Automated Feeding

10:10-10:30

Break

10:30-11:00

Robotic milking panel - dairy producers

11:00-11:30

Robotic milking panel - dairy producers

11:30-11:40

Platinum Sponsor Spotlight 

11:40-12:15 Audience Discussion on Robotic Milking
12:15-1:15

Lunch

1:15-1:45

Feeding Automated Farms

Dr. Marty Faldet, Chad Kieffer, and TBD

1:45-1:55 Platinum Sponsor Spotlight
1:55-2:20

Q&A Session and Additional Discussion on Automation

2:20-2:30

Platinum Sponsor Spotlight

2:30-3:00

Break

3:00-4:30

Research Updates

Select U.S. Graduate Students Only

4:30-5:00 

Q&A Session on Research Topics

5:00

Adjourn

5:30-7:00 

Reception (Outdoors, if weather permitting)

 

Wednesday 

6/23/2021

Precision Cow/Herd Management & Future of Precision Dairy

8:15-8:30

Welcome

Brad Heins

8:30-9:00

Precision Cow & Herd Management

Brandon Treichler

9:00-9:30

How Data and Technology Changed my Practice/ Herd

Dr. Mark Thomas, Dr. Megan Schrupp, and TBD

9:30-9:40

Platinum Sponsor Spotlight

9:40-10:10 

Audience Discussion on Precision Animal & Herd Management

10:10-10:30 

Break

10:30-11:00 

Transforming the farmer's downstream connection

Tim Taylor

11:00-11:30 

Data Integration

Dr. Victor E. Cabrera, and TBD

11:30-12:00 

Audience Discussion on Data Integration

12:00-1:00

Lunch

1:00-1:30

Mining milk, digitizing dairy, using farm waste as fuel: What is our tech future?

Aidan Connolly

1:30-2:30

Start-Up Spotlight

2:30-3:15 

Audience Discussion on Future of Technology and Closing

3:15

Adjourn