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  • 2019

    Table of Contents Preface Advisory Committee Sponsors   Session I: The Road Ahead When Celebrity Culture and Science Clash Timothy Caulfield How do we Earn Public Trust in Food and Farming with Canadian Consumers? Crystal Mackay Milk Supply Management After …Read More »
  • 2018

    Table of Content Preface Advisory Committee Sponsors   Session I.  Transforming Challenges into Opportunities Are the Immediate Challenges Faced by the British Dairy Industry Applicable to Canada? Gwyn Jones What Does the Re-vamp of the Canadian Food Guide Mean for …Read More »
  • 2017

    Table of Content Preface Advisory Committee Sponsors   Session I.  Industry Challenges and Perspectives Efficiency from Cow to Farm Canadian Dairy Industry: Past, Present and Future Bruce Beattie GMOs – Food Supply Saviour or the Devil in Disguise? Margaret Smith …Read More »
  • 2016

    Content from sessions of the 2016 Western Canadian Dairy Seminar: Session I. Issues Facing the Industry Session II. Nutritional Management Session III. Farming and Research Session IV. Animal Welfare and Consumers Session V. Reproduction-Nutrition Interactions Session VI. Innovation, Health and …Read More »
  • 2015

    Content from sessions of the 2015 Western Canadian Dairy Seminar: Session I. Hot Topics in the Industry Session II. Replacement Stock Session III. Reproduction Session IV. Feeding and Forages Session V. Health and Welfare Session VI. Housing and Environment Session …Read More »
  • 2014

    Content from sessions of the 2014 Western Canadian Dairy Seminar: Session I. Efficiency from Cow to Farm Session II. Dairy Herd Health Session III. The Pre-Weaned Calf Session IV. Nutrition to Optimize Performance and Economic Returns Session V. Breeding and …Read More »
  • 2013

    Content from sessions of the 2013 Western Canadian Dairy Seminar: Session I. Current and Future Challenges In Dairying Session II. Reproduction Session III. The Dairy Industry-Consumer Continuum Session IV. New Approaches and Technologies in Dairying Session V. Feeding and Forages …Read More »
  • 2012

    Content from sessions of the 2012 Western Canadian Dairy Seminar: Session I. WCDS and Dairying: A 30 Year Perspective Session II. Reproduction Session III. Finance, Management, and Economics Session IV. Calves to Cows Session V. Nutrition Session VI. Dairy Health …Read More »
  • 2011

    Content from sessions of the 2011 Western Canadian Dairy Seminar: Session I. Consumer and Producer Realities Session II. Health Management Session III. Optimizing Feeding Efficiency Session IV. Environmental Impact of Dairying Session V. Strategies to Improve Reproductive Performance Session VI. …Read More »
  • 2010

    Content from sessions of the 2010 Western Canadian Dairy Seminar: Session I. Enhancing Production Efficiency Session II. Optimizing Reproductive Performance Session III. Dairy Industry Updates Session IV. Nutrition Session Session V. Farm Management Session VI. Milking Management and Technologies Session …Read More »
  • 2009

    Content from sessions of the 2009 Western Canadian Dairy Seminar: Session I. The Business of Dairying Session II. Dairy Policy Home and Abroad Session III. Animal Health and Productivity Session IV. Health, Management and Nutrition Session V. Calves to Cows …Read More »
  • 2008

    Content from sessions of the 2008 Western Canadian Dairy Seminar: Session I. Challenges and Opportunities for the Dairy Industry Session II. Itís All about Energy Session III. Human Resource Management Session IV. Optimum Nutrition for Optimum Production Session V. Policy …Read More »
  • 2007

    Content from sessions of the 2007 Western Canadian Dairy Seminar: Session I. The Past, the Present and the Future Session II. Nutrition Update Session III. Dairy Farm Policy Session IV. Cow Health Session V. Reproductive Management Session VI. Focus on …Read More »
  • 2006

    Content from sessions of the 2006 Western Canadian Dairy Seminar: Session I. Getting the Most Out of Your Cows Session II. Feeding and Management Session III. The Business of Dairying Session IV. Lessons Learned on Farm Session V. Water, Vitamins …Read More »
  • 2005

    Content from sessions of the 2005 Western Canadian Dairy Seminar: Session I. New Perspectives on Feeding Cows Session II. Policy and Marketing Session III. Health and Wellness Session IV. Re-thinking Reproduction Issues Session V. Modern Concepts in Heifer Rearing Session …Read More »
  • 2004

    Content from sessions of the 2004 Western Canadian Dairy Seminar: Session I. Motivating for Change Session II. Cow Comfort: Designing good Environments for Cows Session III. Dairy Farm Policy Session IV. Maximizing the Genetic Potential of Your Replacement Heifers Session …Read More »
  • 2003

    Content from sessions of the 2003 Western Canadian Dairy Seminar: Session I. Reproductive Management Session II. Housing and Cow Comfort Session III. Dairy Farm Policy Session IV. Secrets to Success Session V. Forage Management Session VI. Managing Metabolic Disorders Session …Read More »
  • 2002

    Content from sessions of the 2002 Western Canadian Dairy Seminar: Session I. Benchmarks for a Successful Dairy Operation Session II. Health Session III. Dairy Policy Session IV. Reproduction Session V. Forages - From Field to Milk Session VI. Integrated Nutrient …Read More »
  • 2001

    Content from sessions of the 2001 Western Canadian Dairy Seminar: Session I. Management, Nutrition and Health Session II. Heifer Feeding and Management Session III. Housing, Equipment and Management Session IV. Human and Animal Health Session V. Environmental Stewardship Session VI. …Read More »
  • 2000

    Content from sessions of the 2000 Western Canadian Dairy Seminar: Session I. Management and Health Session II. Health and Nutrition Session III. Nutrition for a Healthy Cow Session IV. Optimizing Reproductive Performance Session V. Nutrition and Management Session VI. A …Read More »
  • 1999

    Content from sessions of the 1999 Western Canadian Dairy Seminar: Breeding for Profit in the New Millennium, Management and Health, Managing Reproduction and Health for Profit, Nutrition and Management, Health, Human Resources and Business Management, Creating a Positive Environment for …Read More »
  • 1998

    Content from sessions of the 1998 Western Canadian Dairy Seminar: Keynote Speaker:The Fundamentals of Profitable Milk Production, Priming for Production, Feeding and Management Strategies, Risk Management, Nutrition, Getting the Most out of Feed Resources, Getting the Most out of Feed …Read More »
  • 1997

    Content from sessions of the 1997 Western Canadian Dairy Seminar: Feeding and Management, Basic Nutrition, Applied Nutrition, Managing Breeding and Reproduction for Profit, Nutrition and Health, Maintaining Healthy Cows, Creating the Right Environment, Managing Expansion for Profit.Read More »
  • 1996

    Content from sessions of the 1996 Western Canadian Dairy Seminar: Session I: Positioning for Production Session II: Peaking with Persistency Session III: The Information Super Highway Session IV: Keys to Success in Managing 150 Cow Herds Session V: Reproduction Session …Read More »
  • 1995

    Content from sessions of the 1995 Western Canadian Dairy Seminar: Session I: Managing Reproduction -- A Key to Profitable Dairy Farming. Concurrent Session A1: Creating a Productive Environment. Concurrent Session A2 : Health and Management. Concurrent Session B1: Forages -- …Read More »

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