This Week On The Dairy Signal

This week’s episodes of The Dairy Signal® from Professional Dairy Producers® (PDPW) will feature interactive conversations on timely topics for today’s dairy farmers. Tune in on Tuesday for options for on-farm energy generation and storage. Wednesday’s episode will take a deep dive into the latest research on when to breed heifers, and Thursday’s discussion will prepare producers for the dairy industry and market news that will impact their operations in 2024.  

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Tuesday, Jan.16

Farmers depend on reliable, continuous power to run their business. The next episode in The Path to Smarter Energy series features a discussion on options for on-farm energy generation and storage. Episode presenters will be:

  • Mark Inkrott, Co-Founder and Partner, UpField Group,
  • Jacob Feutz, Vice President, Renewable Fuels, EnTech Solutions

Wednesday, Jan. 17

Weight vs. Wait? Tune in to learn about the latest research and discussion between weight vs. waiting to breed heifers and the potential outcomes for animal health, performance and a producer’s bottom line.  Episode presenters will be:

  • Dr. Paul Fricke, PhD, Dairy Reproduction Specialist, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Megan Lauber, M.S., Ph.D. Candidate, Dairy Reproductive Physiology, Department of Animal & Dairy Sciences, UW-Madison

Thursday, Jan. 18

As we begin the new year, what should dairy producers be thinking about or watching for to help manage through these volatile times? Join in for an update and outlook on dairy industry news and markets. Episode presenter will be:

  • Leonard Polzin, Dairy Markets and Policy Outreach Specialist, UW-Extension