Dairyland Initiatives Workshops: AMS Facility Design


Date: September 25 - September 26, 2019


Dairyland Initiatives Workshops: AMS Facility DesignWednesday & Thursday, Sept. 25-26, 2019 16.8 CE creditsJoin Dr. Nigel Cook, Courtney Halbach, and 4dBarn advisors the week prior to World Dairy Expo as they walk through how to design AMS facilities to maximize labor efficiency and optimize cow health. Main points of discussion will include robot positioning, gating systems, ventilation challenges and planning, troubleshooting existing facilities, and options to retrofit and expand.This interactive, two-day workshop will combine lectures, discussion, video analysis, and case-based group exercises. Participants will leave the workshop with the ability to tackle AMS building projects and provide solutions that maximize animal well-being and performance.Thanks to the generous support of Saputo Inc., all U.S. dairy producers are eligible for a 20% discount on registration for this workshop.For a full brochure, including the timing and agenda for each days program, please visit https://uwmadison.app.box.com/s/u62ba8zv3atndbyml2yufnakkkdx8v3x. Location of ConferenceSheraton Madison Hotel706 John Nolen Drive, Madison, Wisconsin 53713The Sheraton Madison Hotel is conveniently located on the south side of Madison with easy access to Hwy 12, I-90-94-39, and the site of World Dairy Expo, and is only 8 miles from the Dane County Regional Airport.LodgingParticipants are responsible for making their own lodging arrangements, if needed. Lodging is available at the Sheraton Madison Hotel. A block of rooms is being held for workshop participants until August 24, 2019. Single occupancy rooms are available for a discounted rate of $159. Other local accommodations can be found at www.visitmadison.com.Registration, transportation & accommodation questions may be directed to:Carrie Tobin, CE Outreach Coordinator Office of Continuing Medical Education, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin(608) 265-5206; carrie.tobin@wisc.eduProgram questions may be directed to:Courtney Halbach, Outreach Specialist The Dairyland Initiative, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin(608) 262-6800; courtney.halbach@wisc.edu

Event type: Conference

Event Address: Sheraton Madison Hotel706 John Nolen Drive, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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Sponsor: School of Veterinary Medicine Continuing Education Office

For More Information:CARRIE TOBIN,UW School of Veterinary Medicine

2015 Linden Drive, Room 2011 ,1 ,MADISON ,Wisconsin ,53706 ,United States

6082655206, carrie.tobin@wisc.edu, https://apps.vetmed.wisc.edu/cereg/

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