Kentucky Dairy Partners

Annual Meeting

February 26 & 27, 2019

Sloan Convention Center,

1021 Wilkinson Trace, Bowling Green, Kentucky

Holiday Inn Hotel room rate is $105

Room block ends January 15, 2019

Call 270-745-0088 under KY Dairy Partners 

 Registration:  $30/ farm 

Register online Click Here or at the event


KDDC Young Dairy Producers Meeting                                   Click for Printable Schedule

Tuesday, February 26 (All times are Central Time)
8:30 AMRegistration for KDDC Young Dairy Producers Conference
9:00-11:30Trade Show Setup

"Today's Management Practices Impact Future Milk Production" - Dr. Donna Amaral-Phillips,

University of Kentucky

10:15"Mastitis Protocols:  Detection, Treatment, Prevention" - Dr. John Laster, DVM

"Look, Listen and Feel-Life$aving and Day to Day Milking Machine Maintenance" - Dr. Leo Timms,

Iowa State University

12:00-1:30Lunch and Trade Show Opens
1:00-5:00ADA of Kentucky Board Meeting
1:30"Calves Survive and Thrive in Group Housing and Mob Feeding" - Scott Pralle and Pam Selz-Pralle, Selz-Pralle Dairy
2:30"Know your Numbers, Considerations for Increasing your Farm Margins" -Matt Davis, Farm Credit Mid America
3:45"FSA Update" -Brian Lacefield, FSA
4:30-6:00Visit Trade Show
6:00-8:00Dairy Awards Dinner - Keynote Speaker - Doug Ackerman "Keeping the Next Generation on the Farm"
Wednesday, February 27 (All Times are Central Time)
8:00 AMRegistration and Trade Show Open
9:00Welcome - Dr. Richard Coffey, University of Kentucky
9:10-9:40"Grant County School Nutrition Services-MOO-ving More Dairy!" - Kathy Craven, Food Service Director Grant County Schools
9:50-10:35"Don't Forget the Basics when Troubleshooting Milk Quality" - Dr. Leo Timms, Iowa State University
10:45-11:30"Give Cows your "A Game" Every Dary" - Scott Pralle and Pam Selz-Pralle, Selz-Pralle Dairy
11:30-1:30 Lunch - KDDC Annual Business Meeting - Trade Show Exhibits (Bidding Ends on Silent Auction Items)
1:30 PM"Deciding What to do with Problem Cows" - Dr. Leo Timms, Iowa State University
2:05"Dairy Fuels the Body, and Professors!" - Dr. Lisa Sheehan Smith, Middle Tennessee State University
2:40"Dairy Farms, Cows and Practices in the Future" - Dr. Jack Britt, Britt Consulting
3:15Wrap up and Evaluations
3:30Have a Safe Trip Home