American Association of Bovine Practitioners: 57th Annual Conference- Challenging the Norm

The 2024 AABP Program Committee welcomes you to the 57th Annual Conference of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners, September 12-14, 2024 in Columbus, Ohio. This is an outstanding opportunity to participate in one of the most comprehensive scientific programs ever assembled on cattle disease and production. The meeting theme of “Challenging the Norm” will assist bovine practitioners balance scientific knowledge with implementation in the field.

Registrants can attend scientific sessions, the trade show, events, have the ability to interact with the presenters using the Slido app, and access to the live and silent auctions. It does not include preconference seminars, clinical forums or ticketed events.

2024 World Dairy Expo

World Dairy Expo is home to a world-class dairy cattle show that features the best cattle in North America. Known for its iconic colored shavings and elegant Showring display, Expo’s Dairy Cattle Show had 1,804 owners exhibiting 2,597 head of cattle from 36 U.S. states and 5 Canadian Provinces in 2023.

World Dairy Expo’s award-winning Trade Show is an opportunity for producers to see cutting-edge technology and the latest dairy equipment. As the global dairy industry meets in Madison, leading researchers, technical experts and national sales representatives from around the world can be found at WDE.

With over 50 seminars, sessions, and industry-hosted events scheduled throughout the week, World Dairy Expo is the place to get-in-the-know about a variety of things happening in the global dairy industry. Visit with peers while learning from fellow producers and industry experts about different ways to make your operation more profitable.

Protecting Your Profits webinar- FARM Program Overview & Version 5.0 Updates

The Center for Dairy Excellence hosts a monthly “Protecting Your Profits” webinar, this month’s webinar is titled “FARM Program: Overview & Version 5.0 Updates.” Beverly Hampton Phifer, Senior Director of Animal Care from the National Dairy FARM Program, will share an overview of the National FARM Program and explain why FARM was created for dairy farmers by dairy farmers. In addition to discussing Version 5.0 updates, Hampton Phifer will also share how adhering to FARM guidelines can effectively mitigate risk for dairy producers.

To join the discussion in a format that is most convenient for you, the Center will host it in a webinar, podcast, and conference call format. There is no cost to participate in the ‘Protecting Your Profits’ discussion, and no registration is necessary.

FARM Workforce Development Training

These virtual trainings will be conducted on Zoom and have a similar structure to previous years, including a review of the evaluation form and program area, as well as subject matter experts sharing insights on HR and safety best management practices. These trainings will cover the Version 2 evaluation and are open for both recertifying and initial Evaluators.

If you are interested in registering, please email dairyfarm@nmpf.org.

FARM Workforce Development Training

These virtual trainings will be conducted on Zoom and have a similar structure to previous years, including a review of the evaluation form and program area, as well as subject matter experts sharing insights on HR and safety best management practices. These trainings will cover the Version 2 evaluation and are open for both recertifying and initial Evaluators.

If you are interested in registering, please email dairyfarm@nmpf.org.

FARM Workforce Development Training

These virtual trainings will be conducted on Zoom and have a similar structure to previous years, including a review of the evaluation form and program area, as well as subject matter experts sharing insights on HR and safety best management practices. These trainings will cover the Version 2 evaluation and are open for both recertifying and initial Evaluators.

If you are interested in registering, please email dairyfarm@nmpf.org.

FARM Workforce Development Training

These virtual trainings will be conducted on Zoom and have a similar structure to previous years, including a review of the evaluation form and program area, as well as subject matter experts sharing insights on HR and safety best management practices. These trainings will cover the Version 2 evaluation and are open for both recertifying and initial Evaluators.

If you are interested in registering, please email dairyfarm@nmpf.org.

The Dairy Farmer’s Guide to Navigating Stress and Mental Health Challenges

Join NMPF’s National Young Cooperators Program and the National Dairy FARM Program for a joint webinar addressing mental health in agriculture. The hour-long session will cover practical strategies for managing stress, offering actionable techniques tailored to the unique demands of dairy farming. Available resources and support will also be highlighted.

 

This session is open to dairy farmers, including FARM Program participants, cooperative staff, associate members affiliated with NMPF, and other individuals interested in the topic. NMPF reserves the right to prioritize participation for members and FARM Program participants.