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50th Conference, April 9, 2014

Complete Proceedings (PDF, 5.57 MB)
Program
Avoiding the Two Greatest Silage Problems Adegbola Adesogan, University of Florida
Goals for My Udder Health Research Corwin Nelson, University of Florida
Management and Training of Dairy Personnel: Emphasis on Team Work and Performance Gustavo Schuenemann, The Ohio State University
Goals for My Program in Rumen Microbiology Tim Hackmann, University of Florida
Early Life Nutrition and Management Impacts Long-Term Productivity of Calves Mike Van Amburgh, Cornell University
Management Opportunities for Improving Profitability of SE Dairies: Where are the Real Dollars? Bruno do Amaral, Purina Animal Nutrition
Producer’s View of Staying Ahead in the Dairy Business: Strategy for Brooksco, Jeffco, and Westbrook Calvin Moody, Brooksco, Jeffco, and Westbrook farms
Producer’s View of Staying Ahead in the Dairy Business: Staying Ahead – Wisconsin Style Don Niles, Dairy Dreams LLC
Discussion: Staying Ahead in the Dairy Business Jose Santos, University of Florida
Brochure  

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49th Conference, March 16, 2013

Complete Proceedings (PDF, 2.25 MB)
Program
Animal welfare, societal concerns and implications for the Florida dairy
industry
Jan Shearer, Iowa State University
Feed price outlook and risk management for dairy producers Curt Lacy, University of Georgia
Trends in SE DHIA dairy industry and SE DHIA awards Ray West, Southeast DHIA
Genetic control of heat stress in dairy cattle Peter Hansen, University of Florida
Genetic selection opportunities to improve feed efficiency Chad Dechow, Penn State University
Our approach to speeding up development of the cow of the future Donnald Bennink, North Florida Holsteins
Virtual tour: M&B Products Inc. Dale McClellan, M & B Products
Speaker panel: Hot topics in the Florida dairy Industry Mary Sowerby, University of Florida
Brochure  

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48th Conference, March 21, 2012

Complete Proceedings (PDF, 1.10 MB)
Program
Many Facets of Dairy Risk Management John VanSickle, University of Florida
Weighted Cost of Capital on Florida Dairy Farms Albert De Vries et al., Univ. of Florida
Florida and the Dairy Industry: “Four Key Areas” Calvin Covington, North Carolina
Evaluation of Cool-Season Forages That Maximize Forage Production and
Quality to Enhance Milk Production for Southeastern Dairies
Ann Blount, University of Florida
Impact of Dry Cow Cooling on Subsequent Performance and Health Geoff Dahl, University of Florida
What Does it Take? "500,000 SCC to <200,000 SCC" The Changes Made at the UF Dairy Unit Eric Diepersloot, Univ. of Florida
Effective Use of Standard Operating Procedures on Dairies to Improve Herd Health Fiona Maunsell, University of Florida
Appendix

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47th Conference, March 30, 2011

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Program
New Challenges, New Ideas: An Overview of Dairy Issues and Policies Leading to the 2012 Farm Bill Andrew Novakovic, Cornell Univ.
Producing Quality Milk in Florida David Bray, University of Florida
Florida Dairy Youth Programs Chris Holcomb, University of Florida
Identifying and Treating Uterine Disease in Dairy Cows Klibs Galvo, University of Florida
The Use of Technology for Improved Cow Health to Increase Production and Reproduction Eric Diepersloot, University of Florida
Dairy Lending: a Lender’s Perspective Jeffrey Spencer, Farm Credit of Florida
Feeding Cows with Increasing Feed Prices: Efficiencies, Feed Options, and Quality Control Charlie Stallings, Virginia Tech
Reproductive Programs for Florida Dairy Herds Jose Santos et al., Univ. of Florida
Appendix

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No meeting was held in 2010

46th Conference, April 28, 2009

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Program
Surviving Low Milk Prices Greg Bethard, North Carolina State Univ.
Environmental Challenges Ahead for the U.S. Dairy Industry Wendy Powers, Michigan State Univ.
Anaerobic Digester Feasibility Study and Business Plan Road Map for Dairy Farms in Florida (slides) William Jorgenson, SJH and Co.
The Five Key Factors in Transition Cow Management of Freestall Dairy Herds Ken Nordlund, Univ. of Wisconsin
Using Reproductive Records: Basics of Monitoring Mike Overton, University of Georgia
Toe Lesions in Dairy Cattle Jan Shearer, University of Florida
Lessons Learned from Grazing Dairies Steve Washburn, North Carolina State Univ.
Grazing and Alternative Dairy Production Systems (producer panel)
Appendix

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45th Conference, April 29, 2008

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Program
Feed Efficiency Opportunities with 2008 Feed Cost Michael Hutjens, University of Illinois
A.I. Technology is Changing Rapidly!! (Molecular Genetics and Sexed Semen) David Thorbahn, Select Sires
Florida Dairy Youth Program Update Brent Broaddus, University of Florida
Feeding Management to Reduce the Environmental Impact of Dairy Farms Robert James et al., Virginia Tech
Development of a High Fertility Timed Insemination Program for Dairy Heifers William W. Thatcher et al., University of Florida
Is Testing Cows for Disease Resistance a Practical Tool for Managing Health in Dairy cows? Jason De La Plaz et al., University of Florida
Effect of Rust Infestation on Silage Quality Adegbola Adesogan et al., University of Florida
Direct Comparison of Natural Service vs. Timed AI: Reproductive Efficiency and Economics Fabio Lima et al., University of Florida
Sexed Semen Economics Albert De Vries, University of Florida
Sire Selection and Use of Gender-Biased Semen: Producer Panel (producer panel)
Appendix
Pictures taken during Conference (PDF, 16.6 MB)

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44th Conference, May 1 - 2, 2007

Complete Proceedings (PDF, 2.7 MB)
Program
Hot Issues that Affect Milk Production (Inter)Nationally Steve Larson, Hoard's Dairyman, WI
Feeding Dairy Cows when Corn Prices are High Charles Staples, University of Florida
Improving Dairy Cow Fertility Through Genetics Peter Hansen, University of Florida
The Direction of Milk Marketing: from r-BST-Free to the Future of Federal Orders May Keough Ledman, Libertyville, IL
Employee Management for Producing Results on Your Dairy Jorge Estrada, Graham, WA
Employee Management (producer panel)
Appendix
Pictures taken during Conference (PDF, 39.9 MB)

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43rd Conference, May 2, 2006

Complete Proceedings (PDF, 3.3 MB)
Program
The South CAN Rise Again Jim Dickrell, Editor Dairy Today, MN
Genetics for the Future Southeast Dairy Industry Marjorie Faust, ABS Global, WI
Supply of Milk to Southeast Markets Calvin Covington, Southeast Milk, FL
Using Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) for Dairy Cattle Management Dan Webb, University of Florida
Economic Considerations of Sexed Semen on Your Dairy Michael Overton, University of Georgia
Ranking Dairy Cows for Optimal Breeding Decisions Albert de Vries, University of Florida
How to Optimize Corn Silage Quality in Florida Adegbola Adesogan, University of Florida
Future of Milk Production in Florida (producer panel)
Appendix

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42nd Conference, May 3, 2005

Complete Proceedings (PDF, 0.3 MB)
Program and Awards
Frequent Milking in Early Lactation: Considerations for Implementation Geoff Dahl, University of Illinois
Crossbreeding: Why the Interest? What to Expect Les Hansen et al., University of Minnesota
How to Make the Most of My Multicultural Workforce Miguel Morales, Monsanto, CA
Reducing Variability in Your Breeding Program Using a Systematic Approach Richard Wallace, University of Illinois
Let There be Light: Photoperiod Management of Cows for Production and Health Geoff Dahl, University of Illinois
Update: Barn Cooling, Tunnel and Otherwise David Bray and Ray Bucklin, University of Florida
Recent SMI Check-Off Program and Project Summaries

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41st Conference, May 5, 2004

Complete Proceedings (PDF, 0.5 MB)
Program and Awards
Bedding Strategies in Free-stall Barns John Bernard, University of Georgia
Strategies for Dairying Success in the Future Richard Waybright, Mason Dixon Farms, PA
Latest on Tunnel Barns for Cow Comfort David Bray and Ray Bucklin, University of Florida
Can Dairy Farming be Profitable in 2010? Terry Smith, Dairy Strategies, WI
Under Construction: U.S. Animal Identification Program Glenn Smith, Ag Infolink, CO
Political Climate of BSE and COOL: How Does It Affect You at the Ranch? Bryan Dierlam, NCBA, Washington, DC
Have Marketing Plans Changed Given Ramifications of BSE? Randy Blach, Cattle-Fax, Inglewood, CO
Funded Check-Off Projects

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40th Conference, April 29-30, 2003

Complete Proceedings (PDF, 3.0 MB)
Program and Awards
State of Affairs in the FL Dairy Industry Calvin Covington, Southeast Milk, FL
Three Great Reasons for 3-A-Day of Dairy Michelle Cooper, Dairy Farmers Inc, FL
Transition Cow Management to Reduce Metabolic Disease and Improve Reproductive Management Jose Santos, University of California
Feeding Ryegrass Silage in the Southeast US John Bernard, University of Georgia
Fat Feeding Practices for Lactating Dairy Cows Charles Staples, University of Florida
Putting it All Together to Stay in Business Mary Beth Hall, University of Florida
Productive Life of Dairy Cows Albert de Vries, University of Florida
Cottonseed and Gossypol: Effects on Lactation, Reproduction and Health of Dairy Cattle Jose Santos et al., University of California
Feeding Whole Cottonseed in the 21st Century John Bernard, University of Georgia
Why Did You Do That? Roger Natzke, University of Florida
Effective Decision-Making Nick Place, University of Florida
DHIA Update Dan Webb, University of Florida

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39th Conference, April 30 - May 1, 2002

Complete Proceedings (PDF, 4.9 MB)
Program and Awards
State of Affairs in the FL Dairy Industry Calvin Covington, Southeast Milk, FL
Carrying the Message from the Farm to the Newsroom Michelle Cooper et al., Dairy Farmers Inc, FL
Trends in Today’s Genetics Bennet Cassell, Virginia Tech, VA
A Better Understanding of AI Ray Nebel, Virginia Tech, VA
Reproductive Management System – Field Observations Nic Schoenberger, ABS Global, FL
Management and Economics of Natural Service Bulls in Dairy Herds Carlos Risco, University of Florida
Should You Consider Crossbreeding? Bennet Cassell, Virginia Tech, VA
New Genes: Good and Bad Tim Olson, University of Florida
What is the Value of Getting a Cow Pregnant? Albert de Vries, University of Florida
DBAP Update Russ Giesy et al., University of Florida
Attendees of the 39th Annual Dairy Production Conference

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38th Conference, May 1-2, 2001

Complete Proceedings
Program and Awards
Dairy Investment and Risk Management Strategies: Stay Ahead of the Curves Marvin Hoekema, Dairy Strategies
Pocket Dairy @ Dairy Herd Management Software for the Palm PC Gary Griffin, DRPC, Raleigh, NC
New DHIA Tools to Evaluate Herds Using Benchmark Comparisons for Production, Reproduction, Udder Health, and Young Stock Dan Webb, University of Florida
Optimizing Feed Particle Size for Health and Performance Michael Hutjens et al., University of Illinois
Revisions in 2001 NRC Nutrient Requirements of Dairy Cattle: How Changes May Affect Your Rations Mary Beth Hall, University of Florida
Mycoplasma Again Dave Bray et al., University of Florida
An Environmental Comparison of Two Year-round Forage Systems Under Dairy Effluent Irrigation in Suwannee River Area K.R. Woodard et al., UF/IFAS
PCDART Timed AI Program Bill Thatcher, Dan Webb, University of Florida

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37th Conference, May 2-3, 2000

Program and Awards
Dairy Programs Now In A New Department Of Animal Sciences F. Glen Hembry
History Of Dairy Programs At The University Of Florida C.J. Wilcox, H.H. Van Horn
Marketing Outlook P. Joseph Wright
DBAP98: Effect Of Type Of Feeding System On Costs Of Southeast Dairy Farms M. DeLorenzo, R. Giesy, M. Sowerby, et al.
Dairy Business Analysis Project: The Implications Of Herd Turnover On Profits Marvin Hoekema, R. Giesy, M. Sowerby, et al.
Reproductive Management Of Lactating Cows In 2000 Jeffrey Stevenson
New Strategies To Increase Pregnancy Rates W.W. Thatcher, F. Moreira, C.R. Risco
Florida Voluntary Johne’s Disease Herd Status Program Dix Harrell
Improving The Chances Of Pregnancy Of Lactating Dairy Cows Through Fat Supplementation C.R. Staples, W.W. Thatcher
The Real Cost Of  Digestive Upset M.B. Hall , K. S. Averhoff
What’s New In Mastitis David Bray
The Phosphorus Index Winston Tooke
Phosphorus And Manure H.H. Van Horn, M.B. Hall, Rick Lundquist, et al.
Pasture-Based Systems For Lactating Cows: Summary Of Five Years Of Research L.E. Sollenberger, C.R. Staples, B. Macoon, et al.
Forage Program At Shenandoah Dairy Ed Henderson
Quality Grass Silage Production Sutton Rucks

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36th Conference, May 4-5, 1999

Program and Awards
Milk Check- Off Program Review Roger Natzke
Summary Of A Decade Of Dairy Check-Off Research D.R. Bray, P.J. Hansen, W.W. Thatcher, et al.
Check-Off Committee Report Ron St. John, Woody Larson, Gerald Fieser
An "Outsider’s" Viewpoint Of The Florida Check-Off Program William Moore
Florida Dairy Industry Market & Policy Review William A. Thomas
Dairy Business Analysis Project: Critical Financial Performance Factors From Three Years Analysis Marvin J. Hoekema
Economic Implications Of New Nutrient Handling Systems On Florida Dairies: Example Collaboration Between Extension & Dbap Producers. R.G. Giesy, H.H. Van Horn, M.J. Hoekema
Mycotoxins and Their Effect On Dairy Cattle L.W. Whitlow, W.M. Hager, Jr
Nutritional Management Of The Transition Cow James K. Drackley

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35th Conference, May 5, 1998

Program and Awards
Striking A Balance: Protein Feeding & Performance Mary Beth Hall
Effects Of Gossypol From Whole Cottonseed On Lactation & Reproductive Performance Of Dairy Cows Carlos Risco
Heat Detection Methods For The Year 2000 Ray Nebel
Dairy Labor Management: Am I prepared? Carl Theunis
Florida Milk Production Costs: Dairy Business Analysis Project Marvin Hoekema et al.
Another Look At Timing Of A.I. Ray Nebel
Preliminary Estimates Of Nutrient Flow In Two Agricultural & Silvicultural Dominated Landscapes: The Mohawk & The Suwannee Norbert Jaworski, Leo J. Hetling
Nutritional Effects on Laminitis and Lameness in Dairy Cattle Art Donovan et al.

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34th Conference, April 8-9, 1997

Program and Awards
Future Possibilities For Dairy Herd Improvement: State, Regional & National D.W. Webb
Nutritional Management Of Transition & Fresh Cows For Optimal Performance David K. Beede
Rotational Grazing Of Lactating Holsteins In Summer Charles Staples, John H. Fike, et al.
Forage Components For The Optimum Ration M.B. Hall
Optimum Use Of Forage Rick Lundquist
Forage Quality Impacts Dairy Farms Profitability Paul E. Jones
Mycoplasma Mastitis D.R. Bray, J.K. Shearer, G.A. Donovan, et al.
Use and Economical Impact of Timed Insemination as a Reproductive Management Tool for Lactating Dairy Cows W.W. Thatcher, F. Moreira, C.A. Risco, et al.
Current Florida Milk Production Costs: The Dairy Business Analysis Project Marvin Hoekema, Russ Giesy, Pat Miller, et al.
Impact of Federal Order Reforms On the Southeast Dairy Industry A.J. Ortego, Jr.
Manure Issues: Identifying Nutrient Overload, Odor Research Report H.H. Van Horn
Engineering Your Farm To Cope With The New Florida Animal Husbandry Rule R.A. Nordstedt

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33rd Conference, April 9-10, 1996

Program and Awards
The 1996 Farm Bill Paul Halnon
Recent Changes In The Florida And Southeastern Dairy Market  William Thomas
Florida Perspective: Panel Discussion:
FDFA Sam Swett
     FDFA Joe Wright
     TIDFA John Peachey
Superbrand Dairy Products Gene Smith
Factors Influencing The Incidence Of Lameness In Dairy Cattle J.K. Shearer, D.R. Bray, J.E. Umphrey, et al.
Feeding To Produce Or Avoid Acidosis Mary Beth Hall
Controlling Lameness In Dairy Cattle: Causes, Treatments, And Management For Prevention James E. Nocek
Evaluation Of Hoof Wear In Dairy Cattle On Varying Surfaces Art Donovan
PCDART Graphics Analysis Program D.W. Webb
Staying Afloat In An Era Of High Feed Prices Carl Coppock
Changing Environmental Regulations For Dairy Waste Management Mark Bardolph
Challenges And Opportunities Presented By a Proposed DEP Dairy Rule Art Darling
Agronomic Nutrient Applications Rates Jerry Kidder
Use Of Soil Amendments To Reduce Dairy Nutrient Contamination Of Phosphorus And Nitrates In Surface And Groundwater Dave Anderson
Scavenger Wells For Groundwater  Remediation and Protection On Dairy Farms Roger A. Nordstedt, George Demmy, et al.

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32nd Conference, April 11-12, 1995

Program and Awards
UF Dairy Program Review R.P. Natzke
Future Competitiveness Of The Florida Dairy Industry Joe Wright
Future Competitiveness Of The Florida Dairy Industry: Florida’s Dairy Marketing Outlook Don Bennink
Future Competitiveness Of The Southeastern And Florida Dairy Industries Hal Harris
Recent Changes In DHIA Production And Income Above Feed Costs D.W. Webb
Future Competitiveness Of Florida Dairy Industry: Farmer Outlook And Expectations Ron St. John
Intensive Rotational Grazing Dairy Systems Continue To Garner Interest C.R. Staples
Managing Winter Forages For Dairy Cattle Mike McCormick
Warm-Season Forages And Pasture Management For Dairy Cows L.E. Sollenberger, C.G. Chambliss, et al.
Dairymen’s Experiences With Intensive Grazing  Jonathan Lamb, Joe Nickerson
BST Panel R.P. Natzke
Experience With BST Dale Sauls
Experience With BST Don Bennink, Mike Carey
Effects Of Use Of Somatotrophic Hormone (BST) On Performance Of Dairy Cows: A Case Study In A Single Herd R.M. Roman, C.J. Wilcox, H.H. Head. D. Webb
Effect Of Bovine Somatotropin  On Body Condition Score Art Donovan
Bovine Somatotropin And Heat Stress P.J. Hansen
Ration Formulation: Some Risk/Benefit Decisions To Think About H.H. (Jack) Van Horn
Nutrition Consultants Panel On Diet Formulation Standards: Risk/Benefit Decisions Barney Harris, Jr., Rick Lundquist
Mastitis 1994-95: It’s Eating Our Lunch Again, Where Did We Go Wrong? D.R. Bray, J.K. Shearer, Hines Boyd, Dean Elliot
Nutrient Recoveries From Varied Year Round Applications Of Liquid Dairy Manure On Sprayfields G.L. Newton, J.C. Jonhson, Jr., J.G. Davis, et al.
Use Of Dairy Manure Effluent In A Rhizoma (Perennial) Peanut Based Cropping System For Nutrient Recovery And Water Quality Enhancement E.C. French, K.R. Woodard, D.A. Graetz, et al.
Recent Legal Cases Affecting Dairy Farmers Art Darling
Biological Control Of House Flies C.J. Geden
Prospects For Timed Insemination W.W. Thatcher, E.J-P. Schmidtt, J. Burke, et al.

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31st Conference, April 12-13, 1994

Program and Awards
Providing Florida a Competitive Advantage R.P. Natzke,
Where Are We Now With bST? Gary F. Hartnell, J. Estradam
What’s The Current Reproductive Status in Florida DHIA Herds? D.W. Webb,
What Factors Should Affect Reproductive Management Decisions? M.A. DeLorenzo
Conception Rates, Milk Yield and Semen Costs C.J. Wilcox, H.H. Head
What Reproductive Management Strategies Can Be Used To Meet Reproductive Objectives? W.W. Thatcher
Techniques For Maximizing Dry Matter Intake In High Producing Dairy Herds J.E. Umphrey, D.K. Beede,
Why We Decided To Build A New Grazing Dairy? F.T. Fries
Grazing For Lactating Cows – A Step Ahead or Two Steps Back? C.R. Staples, H.H. Van Horn, L.E. Sollenberger
Water: The Most Important Nutrient For Dairy Cattle D.K. Beede
Environmental Modifications For Reducing Summer Stress On Florida Dairy Farms D.R. Bray, D.K. Beede, M.A. Delorenzo, et al.
Estimating Environmental Risks of Nutrient Losses from Agricultural and Urban Sources H.H. Van Horn, D.R. Sloan, W.E. Kunkle, et al.
Analysis Of Waste-Water Effluent  From Dairies In The Suwannee Valley Of Florida R.N. Gallagher, T.A. Lang, H.H. Van Horn
Use of Dairy Manure Effluent In Rhizoma (Perennial) Peanut Based Cropping System For Nutrient Recovery and Water Quality Enhancement E.C. French, K.R. Woodard, D.A. Graetz, et al.
Assessing and Correcting Effects of Mycotoxins L.W. Whitlow, W.H. Hagler Jr.
Effect of Oral Calcium Treatment On Blood Calcium and pH In Postpartum  Dairy Cows Affected With Retained Fetal Membranes C.A. Risco, K Teschke, J. Elliot, D.K. Beede
Operations and Economic Models For Large Milking Parlors C.V. Thomas

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30th Conference, April 28-29, 1993

Program and Awards
Dairy Farming In The 21st Century Jim Dickrell
Coping With Challenges Under The Texas Conditions Donald De Jong
Quality Assurance Programs For Milk and Dairy Beef Jan Shearer
Internal Parasites Of Dairy Cattle Charles Courtney
Environmental Modifications For Reducing Summer Stress On Florida Dairy Farms Dave Bray, D.K. Beede, M.A. DeLorenzo et al.
Electronic Identification and Computerized Production Recording Dale Eade
Milking Parlor Identification and Weighing Techniques On Gore’s Dairy Fred Gore
Milking Parlor Identification System Makes For More Effective Management Donald Bennink
Characterization Of Dairy Herd Performance In Florida and The Southern U.S. Using DHIA Data Dan Webb
National Forces Affecting Milk Price and Price Regulations Al Ortego
Reproductive Management Decisions To Optimize Herd Fertility WilliamThatcher, Carlos Risco
Volatile Emissions From Animal Production Systems H.H Van Horn, A.C. Wilkie, M.D. Overt et al.
Laboratory Research Investigating New Biological Control Agents Of The House Fly Musca domestica R.R. Coler, J.H. Frank

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29th Conference, April 14-16, 1992

Program and Awards
Dairy Science 1991 Roger P. Natzke
Update On  The Status Of The Southeast Dairy Farmer’s Federation James R. Box
Comparison of Corn, Sorghum, Bermudagrass, and Dwarf Elefphand Grass Silages in Three Forage-To-Concentrate Ratios for Lactating Dairy Cows Charles R. Staples, Ted M. Ruiz, et al.
Mycotoxin Contamination In Dairy Rations Lon W. Whitlow
The Effect of Increasing Levels of Alfalfa Hay in Corn silage Diets Supplemented with Whole Cottonseed and/or Animal Tallow, on the Production Response of Lactating Dairy Cows. William A. Smith, B. Harris Jr., H.H. Van Horn
Regulation Of Ovarian Follicle Dynamics And Implications As Related To Fertility And Cystic Ovaries William W. Thatcher
Effect of Undegraded Protein On Milk Production and Nitrogen Excretion H.H. Van Horn, Tomlinson
Environmental Modifications For Reducing Summer Stress On Florida Dairy Farms David R. Bray
Comparison of Four Magnesium Oxide Sources Each Fed At Three Dietary Concentrations To Lactating Cows David Beede, G.G. Davalos, M. Hirchert
Grazing Systems For Raising Dairy Replacement Heifers On Bermudagrass Pasture: Animal, Plant and Soil Responses Bruce Mattews, L.E. Sollenberger, C. R. Staples
Incorporation Of Alfalfa Hay Into Five Different Roughage Based Diets For Lactating Dairy Cows Charles Staples, Eduardo Bernal, et al.
Forage & Silage Production From Seeded Pearl Millet-Dwarf Elephant grass Hybrids Stanley C. Shanck
Worm Control In Dairy Cattle Charlie Courtney
Biology & Control Of External Parasites On Dairy Animals Jerry F. Butler
Economic Impact Of Complying With The Dairy Rule On Okeechobee Dairies John Holt et al.

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28th Conference, April 9-10, 1991

Program and Awards
Dairy Science 1990 Roger P. Natzke
Perspective On The Dairy Industry Or How The Industry Looks From Here Ewing H. Row
Regulation Of Dairy Waste Mark Bardolph
Re-Engineering For Effective Waste Management In The 90’s A.B. (Del) Bottcher
Recycling Liquid Dairy Cattle Waste To Sustain Annual Triple Crop Production Of Forages J.C. Johnson, G.L. Newton, J.L. Butler
Economic Implications Of Changing Milk Composition With Nutrition H.H. (Jack) Van Horn, K.C. Bachman
Market Techniques And Strategies For Using Feed Commodities R.L. Utterback
Feed and Leg Problems In Florida Dairy J.K. Shearer
Use Of Animal Protein By-Products For Feeding Dairy Cattle B. Harris, Jr
Dietary Cation-Anion Difference (Electrolyte Balance) In Late Pregnancy D.K. Beede, C. Wong, G.A. Donovan, et al.
Regulation Of Ovarian Follicle Development In The Postpartum Period: Effects of Lactation, Energy Balance And Diet Formulation W.W. Thatcher, C.R. Staples, et al.
Future Opportunities For Protecting Embryos From Heat Stress P.J. Hansen, A.D. Ely, M. Drost
Incidence And Treatment Of Abnormal Postpartum Ovarian Function In Dairy Cows L.F. Archbald, S.N. Norman, E.L. Bliss et al.
Environmental Modification Update D.R. Bray, D.K. Beede et al.
Florida 4-H Dairy Youth And Dairy Science Undergraduate Program Update J.E. Umphrey

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27th Conference, April 10-11, 1990

Program and Awards
Dairy Science Report: Major Advances in the Last Year Roger Natzke
Impact of the New Farm Bill on the Dairy Industry James Mulhern
Biotechnology in Animal Production Frank Simmen
Nutrition of the High Producing Cow W. Chalupa,J. Ferguson, D. Galligan
Reproductive Herd Health Program in Large Dairy Herds C.A. Risco
Controlled Reproductive Management W. Thatcher, J. Van Cleef, J. Savio
Dairy Waste Regulations in the 90’s (Outline) W. Art Darling
Dairy Manure Management: Excretion by the Cow and Potential Uptake by Multiple Cropping H.H. Van Horn
Environmental Modification update D. Bray, D. Wolfenson, R. Giesy
Milking Parlor for the Future Dennis Armstrong
Dairy Manure Management: Partitioning Excretion and Developing Land Application Budgets H.H. Van Horn
Heat Stress and Dry Period Management Effects on Subsequent Reproduction and Lactational Performance of High Yielding Cows in Israel D. Wolfenson, I. Flamenbaum, et. al.
The Effect of a Microbial Inoculant and/or Supplemental Sugars on the Fermentation and Aerobic Stability of Bermudagrass Ensiled at Two Moisture Contents R. Umana, C. Staples, D. Bates, et. al.

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