There is still time to register to attend the High Plains Dairy Conference next week at the Ambassador Hotel in Amarillo, Texas, and you may also register at the door.

Registration for the March 7-8 High Plains Dairy Conference is $250.

The conference will feature:

  • Steve Nickerson, University of Georgia, Mastitis Management for the Future Milking Herd
  • John Lee, Pfizer Animal Health, Join the Cause: Implementing Effective Residue Avoidance and Risk Management
  • Robert Hagevoort, New Mexico State University, Development of a Comprehensive Dairy SafetyTraining Program
  • Dana Tomlinson, Zinpro Corporation, Management and Development of Nutrition, Lameness and Immune Function in the Large Herd Environment
  • Jeff Mikus, Diamond V, Diet Consistency: Using TMR Audits to Deliver More from Your Feed, Equipment, and People to the Bottom Line
  • Randy Shaver, University of Wisconsin, Effect of Rumensin in Lactating Cow Diets with Differing Starch Levels
  • Kevin Murphy, Virtus Nutrition, LLC, Harnessing the Power of “Smart” Technology
  • Michael Stead, Bank of the West, International Economic Considerations
  • Ben Weinheimer, Texas Cattle Feeders Association, Cattle Issues & Beef Market Update
  • Kay Johnson-Smith, Animal Agriculture Alliance, Animal Welfare Legislation on the Horizon
  • Lowell Catlett, New Mexico State University, Imagining the World of 2020
  • José Santos, University of Florida, Enhancing Reproduction through Nutrition
  • Kirt Sloan, DeLaval, “Raising the Bar” - Using Technology and Protocols for Profitable Reproduction Results
  • Adapting to Declining Water Resources - Panel
    - Ellen Jordan, Texas AgriLife Ext. Service, Meeting the Regional Water Challenge
    - Dean Horton, Las Uvas Dairy, Drip Irrigation - Producer Perspective
    - Dana Porter, Texas AgriLife Ext. Service, Efficient Irrigation Management for High Plains Dairies
    - Brent Bean, Texas AgriLife Ext. Service, Corn and Sorghum Silage Production Considerations
    - John Nielsen-Gammon, Texas A & M University, Drought Update and Future Prospects

For more information, visit or call 785-532-2370