Dairy Signal Focuses on Communications  and Calf Care

This week’s episodes of The Dairy Signal® from Professional Dairy Producers® (PDPW) will deliver timely discussions on managing multi-generational teams and caring for dairy calves. On Tuesday, tune in for a discussion about effective communication and conflict resolution techniques. The Wednesday episode will examine protocols for calf care during winter, followed by a discussion of clostridium type A in calves Thursday.

More details here:

Tuesday, January 24

Effectively communicating and resolving conflicts between current and incoming generations of leadership is key to business transition success. Tune in for a discussion of best practices, with a focus on providing constructive feedback and navigating challenging conversations. Episode presenter will be: Nicole Bettinger Zeidler, Consultant, Family Business Consulting Group

Wednesday, January 25
How does your calf care team’s cleaning and sanitizing protocol need to change when temperatures drop below freezing? Learn about which adjustments need to be made so both calves and people stay safe and healthy during winter months. Episode presenter will be: Dr. Don Sockett, Epidemiologist/Microbiologist at Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

Thursday, January 26

Understand how clostridium type A impacts calves, from how it develops to how it is detected and managed during this interactive discussion. Dr. Lauer will also highlight “The five Cs of calf care protocol.” Episode presenter will be: Dr. Vicky Lauer, Professional Services Veterinarian, Armor Animal Health

The Dairy Signal® is a weekly series of educational episodes offering practical insights and resources for fellow dairy farmers and food-system professionals across the value chain. Developed by dairy farmers and members of the Professional Dairy Producers® Board of Directors, the episodes air live from 12:00-1:00 PM CT each Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Live sessions offer attendees the opportunity to engage in open Q&A with the speakers; recorded sessions are available shortly after episodes are aired. Access all previously broadcasted sessions at www.pdpw.org.