2010 Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference

Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Extension Dairy Specialist, The Ohio State University

The 19th annual Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference will be held April 20 & 21, 2010 at the Grand Wayne Center, Ft. Wayne, IN. The objective of the Conference is to disseminate current information on the nutrition and feeding of dairy cattle, primarily to individuals who provide nutritional advice to dairy farmers. Feed industry personnel, nutrition consultants, Extension personnel, veterinarians, and interested dairy producers are encouraged to attend. The Conference is sponsored by The Ohio State, Michigan State, and Purdue Universities and allied industries. The registration fee is $165 per person (discounts are available for groups of 5 or more) and is due by April 9, 2010. Registration after the deadline and at the door is $195. The registration fee includes refreshments during breaks and the reception, one breakfast, and a copy of the Proceedings. Additional copies of the Proceedings will be available at $20/copy.

A free pre-conference program is sponsored by Zinpro. This program takes place from 8:30 to 11:30 am on April 20, with a complimentary breakfast starting at 7:30 am. Registration for the TSDNC begins at 11:00 am on April 20, with the program starting at 12:50 pm. The Conference concludes at 12:30 PM on April 21. The themes this year are Nutrition and Animal Health; Heifer Management; and Feeding Program Management.
For additional information on the Conference or to register, contact Michelle Milligan at OSU (614) 292-7374 or go to our web site: http://tristatedairy.osu.edu. Additional information also is available by contacting: Dr. Maurice Eastridge, The Ohio State University, (614) 688-3059; Dr. David Beede, Michigan State University, (517) 432-5400; or Dr. Tamilee Nennich, Purdue University, (765) 494-4823.