Dairy Signal Focuses on Technology

Some of the newest and most innovative ideas in the dairy industry will be featured on next week’s episodes of The Dairy Signal® from Professional Dairy Producers® (PDP). Three companies that presented on the Nexus® innovation stage at the 2024 PDP Business Conference will share information about their products and technologies and answer questions from dairy producers.

Tuesday, April 16

Learn about Maternity Warden from Ever.Ag, a computer-vision monitoring solution for a dairy’s close-up pens. Powered by artificial intelligence, the system monitors the herd and alerts producers to cows in labor. The goal is to have safer births and fewer stillborns and dystocia events. Episode presenter will be:

  • Ryne Braun, Director, Dairy On-Farm Solutions, Ever.Ag

Wednesday, April 17

Making the most of silage crops is the goal of IONfx Seed2Rumen in-plant microbial inoculant from Agrovive Biologicals. Tune in to learn about biological technologies designed to improve germination and seedling vigor for benefits during growing season and after harvest. Episode presenter will be:

  • Nathan Hrnicek, Chief Operating Officer, Agrovive Biologicals

Thursday, April 18

Hear about Nutricow CalBal from Chemlock Nutrition. It is designed to be fed to the close-up cows in a dairy to help improve their calcium status during the fresh period. The product is formulated to improve the health and efficiency of other ruminants, too. Episode presenter will be:

  • Rick Brown, Dairy Science Director, Chemlock Nutrition

Episodes of The Dairy Signal® are accredited through Dairy AdvanCE® (DACE). This enables dairy producers, industry professionals and students to earn continuing education units for watching. Those wishing to earn up to 0.5 DACE continuing education units per episode will complete a brief online quiz pertaining to each specific webinar, whether live or recorded. Dairy AdvanCE is an online continuing education management tool for dairy farmers and other professionals that simplifies finding, tracking and managing continuing education units (CEUs). To learn more, visit www.DairyAdvance.org. Farmers and students are eligible for a free subscription; allied industry professionals can subscribe for a one-time fee of $75.